Eric Halverson, Black Gold Farms

Eric Halverson, Executive Vice President Black Gold Farms Executive Vice President
Grand Forks

What is agriculture’s most significant change in the last decade?

“Technology has certainly been a big key player. It’s been the adaption of different practices and systems that are now being utilized in agriculture. Cropping systems and grazing systems.. no-till and minimum-till … mapping of the genomes of plant species, biotechnology and markers that are utilized in plant reading.

What is the best tool ever developed for agriculture?

The internal combustion engine.

Moving forward, what is the industry’s biggest threat?

Federal regulations and activists groups.

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