Nominations being sought for ND Ag Hall of Fame

Farm Forum

The selection committee of the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame is asking the public for candidate suggestions for the 2015 N.D. Ag Hall of Fame Inductees. Either organizations or individuals may nominate candidates and the deadline for nominations, to be considered for induction in 2015, is December 1st, 2014.

The North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame is a statewide organization that recognizes those people who have made a meaningful contribution to the state’s agricultural industry.

Individuals are eligible to be nominated if they satisfy at least two of three requirements:

1. At least 45 years old

2. Retired from an agricultural related career

3. Accumulated at least 20 years of service to the ag industry in North Dakota

The permanent home for the state’s Agriculture Hall of Fame, which was established by the state legislature during their 1997 session, is at the North Dakota Winter Show (NDWS), in Valley City. The display is available for viewing at both the NDWS Event Center and the Rosebud Visitor’s Center, in Valley City.

Agricultural groups and organizations, which are represented on the selection committee include: N.D. Lamb & Wool Producers, N.D. Grain Growers, N.D. Stockmen’s Assoc., N.D. Oilseed Council, N.D. Dept. of Agriculture, N.D. Pork Producers Council, NDSU Extension Service, N.D. Farm Bureau, N.D. Farmers Union, N.D. Vocational Agriculture, North Dakota Winter Show and a representative from N.D.’s farm broadcasters and Ag journalists.

The new inductees will be chosen in December and will then be honored during a ceremony, which will take place at the North Dakota Winter Show, on Saturday March 7th, 2015.

Nomination forms may be printed off the NDWS website,

For additional information on the N.D. Ag Hall of Fame, please contact the North Dakota Winter Show office, at 1-800-437-0218, or email