Two Join State Board of Agricultural Research and Education
Julie Zikmund and Doug Bichler are joining North Dakota's State Board of
Agricultural Research and Education (SBARE).
Their four-year terms begin July 1.
Also, Lance Gulleson and Mark Birdsall will begin their second four-year terms
SBARE works with the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and North
Dakota State University Extension to identify needs, establish funding
priorities and set policies.
Zikmund is a partner with her husband and two sons on their Walsh County farm
near Pisek and the program manager of the Extended Learning Nutrition
Certificates Program at the University of North Dakota. She will represent NDSU
Extension's Multicounty Program Units 3 and 4 on SBARE. Those units are in
northeastern North Dakota.
Bichler operates the family farm with his wife and nephew and Bichler Simmentals
and Red Angus, a seedstock business, near Linton. Birdsall is a Berthold-area
farmer and partner in Birdsall Grain and Seed. They are North Dakota Ag
Coalition representatives on SBARE.
Gulleson, a partner in Gulleson Farm and Ranch and owner and principal agent for
Farmers Union Insurance in Lisbon, represents Extension's Multicounty Program
Units 5 and 6 on SBARE. Those units are in southeastern North Dakota.
NDSU Agriculture Communication - June 1, 2018
:Source: Ken Grafton, 701-231-7655, firstname.lastname@example.org
:Editor: Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, email@example.com
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