Published January 15 2011
Schneider to head USDA food, ag council in NDBISMARCK – United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jasper Schneider will be the chairman of the Food and Agriculture Council in North Dakota for 2011.
The council is made up of federal, state and local agriculture entities. Meetings will be held quarterly in communities throughout North Dakota to identify, assess and address needs and problems in agriculture and rural issues.
Schneider will also address energy issues and the impact on rural communities.