Former North Dakota state senator, Bill Bowman, passed away on Saturday, August 15. Senator Bowman was a major advocate of agriculture in the state of North Dakota. In the senate, Bowman was a key player who made important agricultural projects a priority, including the NDSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. On November 8, 2019 a building renaming ceremony for the NDSU-VDL was held in his honor. Click here for more information about Senator Bowman and his contributions to the state. View his obituary here.