Recent figures from the Center for Disease Control show that our food is getting safer. Dr. Richard Raymond, a former Undersecretary for Food Safety at the Agriculture Department, told American Farm Bureau Federation's Newsline he’s puzzled why they’re so cautious about spreading this good news.
Mary Kensok, a fourth grade teacher at Central Cass Elementary in Casselton, has been awarded the “Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture” award. The award is given to five educators annually at the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference. Kensok will be honored at the conference in Minneapolis in June.