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NDFB Newsline

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.)

3/23/2015: Scholarship deadline approaching
NDFB Director of Leadership Development Joey Tigges reminds everyone about the NDFB Scholarship deadline coming on April 15.

3/16/2015: Farm Bureau Week recap
NDFB Public Information Specialist Lisa Hauf shares the winners of the Farm Bureau Week drawing contest as well as other highlights of the 15th annual North Dakota Farm Bureau Week celebration.

3/9/2015: Heger is a PAL graduate
Underwood farmer Katie Heger graduated from an intensive American Farm Bureau advocacy training program called Partners in Agricultural Leadership and she explains what the whole experience meant to her.

3/2/2015: 2015 Legislature at the half
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about the bills of concern at crossover and his predictions for the second half of the session.

2/23/2015: County Farm Bureau Week activities
Northwest Field Representative Seth Estenson talks about county Farm Bureau Week activities that will be happening March 8-14, during North Dakota Farm Bureau Week.

2/16/2015: Broadband needs
American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Matthew Erickson talks about the need for farmers to have access to broadband services to remain competitive in a data driven world.

2/9/2015: Farm Bureau Week preview
NDFB Public Information Specialist Lisa Hauf talks more about the statewide events being held for North Dakota Farm Bureau Week, March 8-14.

2/2/2015: Nord wins Discussion Meet
Alisha Nord of Fargo won the Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet competition, held during the NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference, Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the Ramada in Bismarck.

1/26/2015: EPA on notice
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about a congressional subcommittee that is putting federal regulators on notice that they can't keep disregarding the intent of laws passed by Congress.

1/19/2015: Rail update
Greg Guthrie, Director of Ag Products for Burlington Northern Sante Fe, was a speaker at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention last week. He addressed some of the issues agriculture has had with rail car shortages.

1/12/2015: Taxing Issues
North Dakota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director said the organization is closely watching a number of tax bills in the 2015 Legislative Assembly.

1/5/2015: 2015 Farm and Ranch Conference
North Dakota Farm Bureau's Farm and Ranch Conference is coming to Bismarck's Ramada Hotel on January 30. NDFB Young Farmer and Rancher Committee Chairman Travis Dagman talks about some of the highlights of the conference.

12/29/2014: FFA and 4-H grow leaders
North Dakota Farm Bureau is a strong supporter of FFA and 4-H and in this week's audio, writer and consultant Robert Giblin shares information about the encouraging growth of both organizations.

12/22/2014: Wagner appointed to national committee
North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee Chairman Val Wagner of Monango, was appointed to the newly formed American Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee.

Older NDFB Newslines can be found on the Media and Downloads page under News & Events

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