Centennial

The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association celebrated its centennial on April 23, 2011.

The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association was founded on May 23, 1911 at a meeting of farmers and grain elevator operators in Devils Lake, ND. Read the original 1911 meeting minutes here.

- Original 5-23-1911 minutes

We have been working to promote the interests of North Dakota's grain elevators at legislative and regulatory levels; to represent and promote grain elevator safety, training, regulation and education; and, through our educational foundation, help students pursue careers in agriculture. Read the Governor's Proclamation regarding our centennial here.

- 100th Anniversary Announcement and Governor's Proclamation

The Legislative Assembly of North Dakota congratulated the Association on celebrating 100 years of existence, as we continue to be an integral part of North Dakota's economy. Read the congratulatory resolution here.

- 2011 Legislative Resolution of Congratulations

NDGDA Centennial Commemorative History Books are available for $3.00 each plus postage. A 100th Anniversary DVD will be included with each book upon request. Email cwelle@ndgda.org with "history book" in the subject line.

To order a brass belt buckle(s), please contact Sue Benson at 701-235-4184 or sbenson@ndgda.org. The shipping charge will be determined at the time of sale. Please include your address and top ten buckle numbers in the comments. Numbers available are: 67-68, 70-74, 76-78, 80-92, 94-96, 99, 112-155, 157-199, 201-249