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County seeks full-time extension agent

Commissioners also discuss impact wet conditions are having on roads


October 7, 2019

The Eddy County Commission has decided to hire a full-time extension agent. Former NDSU Extension Agent Tim Becker opted to participate in the college’s voluntary separation incentive program and leave his position as of May 15. However, the commission hired Becker part-time to assist during the summer to ensure that the 4-H program and Steam Threshers event would have coverage.

Now commissioners say it’s time to move on.

”I think a county agent is critical to our organization, our farming community and to our 4-H program” Dave Gehrtz said. “Personally I’ve used the county agen...

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