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.)
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.
8/4/2014: No Newsline issued
7/28/2014: Telling the story of agriculture
NDFB Promotion and Education Committee chairman Val Wagner talks about an upcoming conference, sponsored by the P&E Committee, to help share the good story of agriculture.
7/21/2014: More public ag research funding
Robert Gilbin, a writer and consultant explains why more public ag research funding is going to be needed in the future.
7/14/2014: Rights of way
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt shares insight on what landowners should do when considering selling or leasing land for rights of way.
7/7/14: Doing what they love
NDFB Newsline shares the thoughts of three North Dakota farm and ranch families who explain why they are doing what they love.
6/30/2014: Habitat already provided
NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt says duck populations are up, farmers do a great job providing habitat, so why do we need a constitutional measure to preserve wildlife habitat?
6/23/2014: Estate Tax repealer has widespread support
NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt explains why NDFB supports a bill in the U.S. House to repeal the estate tax.
Older NDFB Newslines can be found on the Media and Downloads page under News & Events