9/06/12 (Thu)

Staff updates

Staff members Joey Tigges and Ashlee Doan have taken on new roles in North Dakota Farm Bureau...

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9/05/12 (Wed)

Registration open for online FLP

Registration is now open for “Chewsy Choices for a Healthy Life,” the first of two online, interactive courses for teachers offered by the North Dakota Farm Bureau through Project Food, Land and People (FLP).

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9/03/12 (Mon)

New Val and Pal posted

Why do farmers combine at night? Val has the answer. Check out the Val and Pal page and learn all kinds of information about why farmers and ranchers do the things they do.

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8/30/12 (Thu)

In honor of Neil Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND – In accordance with a directive from President Barack Obama, Governor Jack Dalrymple today directed all state government agencies and encouraged all North Dakotans to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise until sunset tomorrow...

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8/29/12 (Wed)

AFBF announces a photo contest

The American Farm Bureau Federation in conjunction with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture are holding the 2012 Farm Bureau Photo Contest.

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8/28/12 (Tue)

Big Iron is coming

North Dakota Farm Bureau will once again be at Big Iron, September 11-13 and co-sponsoring the Red River Farm Network Issues and Events Center.

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8/27/12 (Mon)

Who cares about a farm bill?

North Dakota Farm Bureau President Doyle Johannes says it's more than farmers and ranchers who want a farm bill passed in this week's NDFB Newsline...

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8/24/12 (Fri)

NDFB PAC announces endorsements

The NDFB PAC, North Dakota Farm Bureau’s state political action committee, announced its endorsement of four candidates for statewide offices.

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8/23/12 (Thu)

"Farm Bill Now" coalition calls on Congress to act

More than 35 agricultural organizations, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, have united to urge congressional lawmakers to pass a five-year farm bill before the current programs expire in September.

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8/21/12 (Tue)

Day of prayer for those affected by drought

This Thursday, Aug. 23, the American Farm Bureau Federation will be asking Americans to remember the many individuals and families facing severe struggles due to this year’s devastating drought.

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8/17/12 (Fri)

Women in agriculture

A recently concluded national study of 70 land-grant universities found that undergraduate women enrolled in agriculture programs outnumber undergraduate men by more than 2,900 students.

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8/14/12 (Tue)

Chevy Confidence

Have you taken advantage of the Chevy Confidence opportunity yet? Farm Bureau members get an even sweeter deal than many!

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8/14/12 (Tue)

Governor declares ag drought emergency

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today signed an executive order, declaring an agricultural emergency due to drought conditions. The governor’s declaration requires state agencies to prepare drought response support services.

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8/13/12 (Mon)

What happened in West Virginia

An editorial by Tracy Grondine - West Virginians are nothing if not hardworking, honest and humble people. So, when West Virginia farmer Lois Alt was told by the Environmental Protection Agency that she needed a discharge permit for her non-discharging poultry farm, she was dumbfounded.

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8/10/12 (Fri)

USDA forecasts sharply reduced corn, soybean crops

The Agriculture Department’s first survey-based measure of crop yield potential for 2012 lowered production forecasts for both corn and soybeans dramatically, due to the continuing drought. Economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation said the report is a harbinger of volatility in global grain markets.

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