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.)
12/2/2013: Property tax initiated measure
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the property tax initiated measure the organization will be undertaking as a result of priorities passed following the NDFB annual meeting.
11/25/2013: Discussion Meet Winner Sarah Domek
She didn't grow up on a farm, but Sarah Domek has embraced farm life and will represent North Dakota at the national Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet competition in January.
11/18/2013: Discussion Meet Final Four
NDFB Director of Development Joey Tigges talks about the Discussion Meet Final Four coming to the NDFB 71st Annual Meeting this weekend.
11/11/2013: Route 1000 classes
NDFB Director of Leadership Development John Jacobson talks about the upcoming teen safe driving Route 1000 classes.
11/4/2013: NDFB Annual Meeting coming soon
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling shares some of the highlights of the 71st annual meeting of North Dakota Farm Bureau.
10/28/2013: Moldy Hay
Shields-area rancher Ken Koch talks about how the wet fall has impacted hay quality.
10/21/2013: Trent talks agriculture advocacy
Dickinson State University Collegiate Farm Bureau and Stark County Farm Bureau sponsored Trent Loos last Friday. He spoke to students at DSU and to Farm Bureau members attending the Stark County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.
10/14/2013: Rancher explains cattle deaths due to blizzard
Cattle rancher and blogger Val Wagner, who also chairs the NDFB Promotion and Education Committee, shares insights into how unpredictable weather impacts ranchers and the cattle they care for.
10/7/2013: New NDFB Director of Public Policy
New NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt talks about his new role, what he hopes to accomplish, and why wanted to move from Indiana to North Dakota.
9/30/2013: Crop insurance and conservation compliance
NDFB lobbyist Eric Aasmundstad talks about why tying crop insurance to conservation compliance in the farm bill is a bad idea.
9/23/2013: Fall Online Food, Land and People course for educators
NDFB Director of Special Programs Gail Bakko talks about the fall online course of Food, Land and People that will get underway in October.
9/16/2013: Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board
Former NDFB President Eric Aasmundstad talks about Farm Bureau's participation in the Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board that was appointed last week by Governor Jack Dalrymple.
9/9/2013: Video contest deadline extended
NDFB Director of Development Joey Tigges talks about the deadline extension for the Promotion and Education Committee's I Am Agriculture video contest.
9/2/2013: Tour to Ireland
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the organization's facilitation of a tour to Ireland, departing, appropriately, on St Patrick's Day, March 17, 2014.
8/26/2013: Antibiotic use in animals
Underwood farmer Katie Heger talks about what she learned about antibiotic use in animals in her work with the Partners in Agricultural Leadership PAL) program sponsored by American Farm Bureau Federation.
8/20/2013: Harvest Safety
NDFB Director of Special Programs Gail Bakko shares some important safety reminders as farmes start the harvest season.
8/12/2013: Outdoor Heritage Fund law in effect
NDFB lobbyist Eric Aasmundstad talks about the new law Outdoor Heritage Fund law that went into effect on August 1 and why it's better than the failed initiated measure attempt that was thrown out because of fraudulent signatures last year.
8/5/2013: Back to school with Collegiate Farm Bureau
As students prepare to head back to school, NDFB Director of Development Joey Tigges talks about Collegiate Farm Bureau and some of the benefits of belonging to one of the two chapters in the state.
7/29/2013: NDFB Policy Development to begin
NDFB Director of Leadership Development John Jacobson talks about how NDFB forms its position on issues through the grassroots policy development process of the organization, which will soon be getting underway.
7/22/2013: New Farm Bureau building ready
NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the new North Dakota Farm Bureau building that will house the public policy and communications staff of the organization.
7/15/2013: NDFB on House version of the Farm Bill
NDFB Lobbyist Eric Aasmundstad talks about NDFB's position on the recently passed House version of the Farm Bill.
7/8/2013: N.D.'s National Ag Education Winner
Mary Kensok, a fourth-grade teacher from Central Cass Elementary in Casselton was one of five teachers nationwide to receive the Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture award.
7/1/2013: Fireworks Safety
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, former NDFB Safety Coordinator, Gail Bakko, reminds us to be safe with fireworks and offers a few reminders about how to keep the holiday injury free.
6/24/2013: Lonesome Goat Ranch
Two young goat and sheep ranchers, Hannah and Zach, talk about their business and some of the things they have learned in the last five years running their business.
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