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Member Profile: Brushvale Seed | October 21, 2022

Exemplary quality and strategic genetics have kept Brushvale Seed exporting for more than 35 years. It is now a state-of-the-art processing facility focusing on quality, identity-preserved, food-grade soybeans with global impact. Several generations ago, the […]

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Governor Burgum Led Trade and Investment  Mission to Japan | October 21, 2022

ND Governor Doug Burgum led a successful Trade and Investment Mission to Japan in the first week of October 2022, emphasizing agriculture, energy, technology, and investment. The mission achieved a host of new partnerships between […]

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Big Iron International Visitors Program 2022 in Review | September 20, 2022

The NDTO was excited to host the Big Iron International Visitors Program(IVP) this year with more than 60 delegates from 10 countries. All things agribusiness were discussed throughout the week with tours at Grand Farm, […]

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Member Profile: Leonardite Products | August 31, 2022

Leonardite is not something familiar to most yet you will learn the story of Leonardite Products in Williston, ND, and their push to grow the state’s economy through exporting. Cherie Harms, President of Leonardite Product, […]

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United States-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership | August 31, 2022

In mid-July, talks were underway between United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Kenya’s Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Cabinet Secretary, Betty Maina, to launch the United States-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership […]

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Member Profile: PS Industries | July 6, 2022

PS Industries calls Grand Forks, ND home and has done so since 1974. This family-owned company has expanded and grown from the needs of its customers to have three primary initiatives: high-quality industrial doors, safety/fall-protection […]

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How the Newly Signed OSRA will Impact Exports | June 17, 2022

The S.3580: Ocen Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA)was signed into law by President Biden on June 16, 2022, after passing the US House of Representatives with a 369-42 vote. The law provides more oversight […]

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What is the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity? | June 14, 2022

The United States, Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam have joined together in shared interest to create The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). The goal is […]

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Reconnecting at Global Business Connections | June 14, 2022

Global Business Connections (GBC) was created as an opportunity to bring together ND’s exporters– which can certainly be a challenge for this globe-trotting bunch! The goal is to connect locally and expand globally, gaining insights […]

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Press Release: Adams Family Farms, Rural Export Center, and Thomas Shorma Receive Global Business Awards | May 24, 2022

FARGO, N.D.—Adams Family Farms, a five-generation farm based in Grand Forks, ND was named North Dakota’s 2021 Exporter of the Year for its achievements and innovation in international expansion. The Rural Export Center was awarded […]

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