NDFB Newsline is a weekly audio feature that highlights specific issues important to North Dakota Farm Bureau. Each audio segment runs 1:30 and will be posted each Monday. (Clicking on the link downloads an mp3 file.)
11/17/2014: 2015 NDFB Priorities
NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt talks about some of the priorities the organization established following the close of the 72nd NDFB Annual Meeting
11/10/2014: 2014 Discussion Meet
NDFB Director of Leadership Development Joey Tigges shares information about the Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet happening at the NDFB 72nd Annual Meeting this weekend.
11/3/2014: WOTUS comment deadline approaching
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about the impending deadline for comments on EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule.
10/27/2014: NDFB Annual Meeting coming in November
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the county annual meeting, the purpose of those meetings, and the upcoming 72nd NDFB Annual Meeting.
10/20/2014: DSU Collegiate FB Measure 5 Forum
Dickinson State University's Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter is holding a Measure 5 forum on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Chapter President Hannah Frazier explains more.
10/13/2014: No Newsline issued
10/6/2014: AFBF Annual Meeting coming
NDFB Public Information Specialist Lisa Davis shares some highlights of the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting coming in January.
9/29/2014: Climate change realities
American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist Bob Young talks about climate change and the adaptibility of Americas's farmers and ranchers.
9/22/2014: Forest Service groundwater comments needed
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about the proposed Forst Service directive on groundwater resource management, why changes are a bad idea, and is asking for impacted people to consider commenting on the proposal.
9/15/2014: House passes bill to stop EPA on WOTUS
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about a bill that passed the U.S. House last week, HR 1578, that would stop the EPA from implementing rules that would greatly expand the scope of Waters of the U.S. designations.
9/8/2014: 2015 overseas getaways
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling shares information about two upcoming overseas vacations sponsored by North Dakota Farm Bureau and Premier World Discovery.
9/2/2014: Collegiate Farm Bureau activities get underway
NDFB Director of Leadership Development Joey Tigges talks about the upcoming activities and events scheduled for Collegiate Farm Bureau.
8/25/2014: Permanent EPA office in North Dakota
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt shares concerns about the recent announcement by the EPA that the federal agency will be opening an office (and sharing office space with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) in Bismarck.
8/18/2014: Bad Groundwater Directive
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about a proposed Directive on Groundwater Resource Management by the U.S. Forest Service that would negatively impact ranchers.
8/11/2014: Policy Development
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling explains the organization's policy development process.
Older NDFB Newslines can be found on the Media and Downloads page under News & Events