New North Dakota Grape and Wine Advisory Committee Funded
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is creating a new Grape and Wine Advisory Committee. The Legislature granted $80,000 for industry research and promotion. The committee will be consulted on the distribution of that money through grants. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will appoint the six-member committee from those who apply. The committee must include two grape producers, two winery owners, a representative of the North Dakota Grape and Wine Association and a producer of fruit, other than grapes, used in wine making.