The 45th annual Harvest Bowl program at North Dakota State University will be held Nov. 2 and 3.

The NDSU Harvest Bowl program recognizes the success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota and 10 counties in western Minnesota.

Highlights of the event include a Harvest Bowl dinner and awards program Nov. 2 at the Delta by Marriott, formerly known as the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, and the Harvest Bowl football game between NDSU and Youngstown State on Nov. 3.

Also on Nov. 3, as part of Harvest Bowl, honorees will participate in educational sessions and tours on the NDSU campus.

As the state’s land-grant university, NDSU plays a major role in contributing knowledge through research, academic programs and Extension. More than 2,700 agriculturists have been recognized and more than $210,000 in scholarships have been awarded to NDSU student athletes who are studying agriculture, business or premed, and come from an agricultural background.

An agribusiness award recipient is chosen annually. This award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of agriculture and business in North Dakota and beyond. Sharon Anderson, former director of NDSU Extension and NDSU professor emeritus, will receive the 2018 award.

For information on Harvest Bowl and to register, visit the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association website at https://www.ndsualumni.com/, call the NDSU alumni office toll-free at 800-279-8971 or locally at 701-231-6800, or email Melissa Harms at melissa@ndsualumni.com.

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