International farming company puts down roots in Wahpeton

Väderstad claims North Dakota city as new United States headquarters

A rendering of the proposed plant.
Väderstad Incorporated

WAHPETON, N.D. — An international farming company is putting down roots in Wahpeton.

Sweden-based Väderstad Incorporated plans to build their new 44,000 square-foot H-Q building that they say is bringing over 200 jobs to the area.

They bought out Wil-Rich, Wishek Manufacturing and Concord Seeding for their work in drilling, tilling and planting.

Väderstad's managing director Jason Strobbe says they're here to help Wahpton's wealth grow despite initial speculation.

"I think this is now evident that Väderstad is here to stay in the U.S.," Strobbe said. We want to invest in the community."


Väderstad says it plans to break ground in June and to be finished by the fall of 2023.

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