ND Department of Economic Development and Finance


ND Department of Agriculture
600 E Boulevard, 6th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
T: 701/328-2231 F: 701/328-4567
Toll-Free: 800/242-7535

North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service
P.O. Box 3166
Fargo, ND 58108-3166
T: 701/239-5313 F: 701/239-5306
email: [email protected]


  • North Dakota Agricultural Statistics
    (Published annually in June)

ND Aeronautics Commission
Municipal Airport
P.O. Box 5020
Bismarck, ND 50502-5020
T: 701/328-2748 F: 701/328-2780


  • 1995 Air Service Study Update
  • 1994 Economic Impact of Aviation in North Dakota
Center for Aerospace Sciences
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9007;
T: 701/ 777-2791; F: 701/777-3016;
E-Mail [email protected]


    From tracking pollution generated by Kuwait's oil fires to developing user-friendly data products to helping farmers become more productive, the experts at UND Aerospace are constantly working on new projects to improve the world. UND Aerospace is one of the most technologically-advanced collegiate environments for aerospace education in the world and also includes the Earth Science System Institute. The complex features advanced flight simulators, cockpit procedure trainers, high-altitude chamber for aerospace physiology training, supercomputing, air traffic control simulation, weather forecasting facilities with Doppler radar, sophisticated computing labs, atmospherium and a state-of-the art satellite education center, the AeroSpace Network. At the nearby Grand Forks International Airport, UND Aerospace maintains a modern 165,000 sq. ft. flight training complex. Over 100 aircraft and simulators including 13 different types of aircraft and three types of helicopters comprise one of the largest civilian flight training fleets in North America.
  • Partners for Discovery - University of ND Research, Creative Activity and Service

Job Service North Dakota
PO Box 5507
Bismarck, ND 58502-5507
T: 701/328-3045 F: 701/328-4000
Toll-Free: 800/351-9098
TTY/TDD: 800/366-6888 (Relay ND)


  • North Dakota's Largest Employers
    1) by employees; 2) by payroll
ND Secretary of State
600 E Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
T: 701/328-2900 F: 701/328-2992


  • Consolidated Registration for Businesses:
    Information & Forms


Basin Electric Power Cooperative
1717 East Interstate Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Telephone: 701/223-0441

Great Plains Natural Gas Company
PO Box 176
Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537
Telephone: 218/736-6936

Minnkota Power Cooperative
PO Box 13200
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58208-3200
Telephone: 701/795-4000

Montana-Dakota Utilities
400 N 4th St
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Telephone: 701/221-4300

Northern States Power
PO Box 2747
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
Telephone: 701/241-8607

Otter Tail Power Company
PO Box 2220
Jamestown, North Dakota 58402-2220
Telephone: 701/252-0540

In addition to these major utilities there are twenty-four rural electric distribution cooperatives operating throughout the state. Please contact Economic Development & Finance for a complete listing.

Energy & Environmental Research Center
PO Box 9018
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018
T: 701/ 777-5000.


    Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) specializes in the demonstration and commercialization of innovative, clean, efficient energy technologies and environmental technologies addressing the protection of air, water and soil. Located on the campus of the University of North Dakota, the EERC is a self-supporting entity with a staff of over 260 scientists, engineers and support personnel dedicated to practical problem-solving research, development and demonstration activities leading to commercial opportunities. The EERC has over 150 contractual agreements with a wide range of domestic and foreign partners -- over 70% with industrial partners.
  • Partners for Discovery - University of ND Research, Creative Activity and Service
Industrial Commission of North Dakota
Oil & Gas Division
600 E Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0840
T: 701/328-2969 F: 701/328-3682

Industrial Commission of North Dakota
Lignite Research Council
600 E Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0310
T: 701/258-7117 F: 701/328-2820


ND Department of Health
Environmental Health Section
1200 Missouri Ave.
PO Box 5520
Bismarck, ND 58506-5520
T: 701/328-5150 F: 701/328-5200
TDD: 701/328-2068


  • Environmental permitting
  • Publications:
  • Environmental Regulations: A Business Guide to the Environmental Permitting Process
  • North Dakota Hazardous Waste Compliance Guide

ND Dept. of Economic Development & Finance
1833 E Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck, ND 58504-6708
T: 701/328-5300 F: 701/328-5320.
TDD: 800/36-6888 (Relay ND)


  • North Dakota Available Building Database
  • ND Available Industrial Parks Database


Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI)
North Dakota State University
PO Box 5074
Fargo, ND 58105
T: 701/231-7767

    Firms are increasingly realizing the tremendous financial and competitive implications of logistics. The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) provides logistics management services that provide short-term feasibility and operational improvement analysis for new and existing firms in North Dakota. UPGTI logistic services encompass the total material flow of raw material through finished goods inventory. From a management perspective it extends beyond the internal activities of a firm to include vendors and customers.

Annual Survey of Manufacturers
U.S. Census Bureau

Manufacturers & Food Processors Assn.
Greater North Dakota Association
PO Box 2639
Bismarck, ND 58502
T: 701/222-0929 F: 701/222-1611
ND Dept. of Economic Development & Finance
1833 E Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck, ND 58504-6708
T: 701/328-5300 F: 701/328-5320
TDD: 800/366-6888 (Relay ND)


  • ND Directory of Manufacturers & Food Processors (Printed bi-annually)
  • NTIA Report on North Dakota, 1995
  • Federal Engineering

The Trucking Industry 1995, North Dakota Motor Carriers Association, Inc. & Western Highway Institute, Source: ATA Foundation

ND Department of Transportation
DOT Building
608 E Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0700
T: 701/328-2500


ND Water Commission
900 E Boulevard
Bismarck, ND 58505-0187
T: 701/328-2750 F: 701/328-3696
TDD: 701/328-3696


  • Water permits
  • ND's Water Permitting Process
  • ND Conditional Water Permit: Applications & Instructions for Completion of
  • ND Surface Water Map
  • ND Aquifer Map

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