Northern Crops Institute (NCI) received the vat the 2012 Global Business Connections Conference in Fargo, N.D., on April 11. The award was presented by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple, on behalf of the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO). The NDTO Service to Exporters Award is an accolade given to one organization which demonstrates exceptional commitment to supporting North Dakota exporters and increasing the state’s international business. The award was accepted by John Crabtree, NCI Assistant Director. “NCI has consistently provided opportunities for North Dakota exporters through their significant exposure to buyers and processors around the world,” says Dean Gorder, Executive Director of the North Dakota Trade Office. “The North Dakota Trade Office looks forward to continuing and expanding this great relationship,” he concludes.