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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.)

4/21/2014: Spring farm safety walkabout
NDFB Safety Coordinator Joy Mortenson shares some tips on how to have a safer spring on the farm.

4/14/2014: Endangered Species Act needs updating
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt explains why the 41-year-old Endangered Species Act needs to be updated.

4/7/2014: EPA and waters of the US
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about EPA's proposed Waters of the U.S. rule and why its a bad idea.

4/1/2014: No fooling! Schoarship deadline approaching fast
There are two weeks to the deadline for NDFB scholarship applications. NDFB Director of Leadership Development Joey Tigges talks more about the scholarships and the purpose.

3/24/2014: Farm Bureau grassroots
NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about Farm Bureau's grassroots process and how people make a difference by being involved.

3/17/2014: Farm Bureau Week recap
NDFB Public Information Specialist Lisa Davis recaps an extremely successful 14th annual North Dakota Farm Bureau Week celebration.

3/10/2014: Sign Design Contest
It's North Dakota Farm Bureau Week and Joey Tigges, NDFB Director of Leadership Development, talks about the Promotion and Education Committee's sign design contest.

3/3/2014: EPA visits North Dakota ag and energy
NDFB District 6 Director Daryl Lies of Douglas talks about last week's visit from Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy.

2/24/2014: What you should know about PEDv
NDFB Director of Development Joey Tigges explains more about the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) that has killed more than 4 million pigs across the country.

2/17/2014: Free Meat Monday and more
North Dakota Farm Bureau Week is coming in March, and NDFB Public Information Specialist Lisa Davis is sharing  some of the highlights of the week and opportunities for people to win free meat.

2/10/2014: Areas of Interest
NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt talks about why the North Dakota Industrial Commission's Areas of Interest proposal is a bad idea.

2/4/2014: Kids donate to food pantry
NDFB Promtion and Education Committee chair Val Wagner talks about a highlight for kids attending the Rancher Roundup held during the NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference in Minot, Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

1/27/2014: Atlas blizzard donation
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the NDFB Foundation donation to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Cares fund to help ranchers impacted by last October's Atlas blizzard.

1/20/2014: Outdoor Heritage funds disbursed
NDFB's representative on the Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board, Eric Aasmundstad, talks about his impressions of how the first round of grants were distributed and the future of the fund.

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

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