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12/17/13 (Tue)

Tax extenders to expire

More than 50 tax provisions, many of which are important to farmers and ranchers, will expire as revelers ring in the new year, but lawmakers are resolved to revisit the issues in early 2014.

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12/13/13 (Fri)

NDFB scholarships now online

Students pursuing a graduate degree, high school students preparing for college and undergraduates majoring in agriculture should consider applying for North Dakota Farm Bureau scholarships.

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12/12/13 (Thu)

Focus online now posted

The online version of North Dakota Farm Bureau's official publication, Focus, is now posted.

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12/11/13 (Wed)

Ag producers: income tax planning before year end

From NDSU Extension: Agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year based on the information known at this time.

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12/09/13 (Mon)

NDFB to move forward on property tax initiative

NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt is featured in this week's NDFB Newsline talking about the organization's intent to move forward on an initiated measure to reform property tax, despite the governor's recently announced task force.

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12/05/13 (Thu)

Ag Mag features oilseeds

BISMARCK – Oilseeds, a major sector of North Dakota’s agricultural economy, is the focus of the new issue of the North Dakota Ag Mag.

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12/03/13 (Tue)

Truth be told

Agriculture advocate and radio personality Trent Loos weighed in on the greenhouse gas and livestock hubbub...

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12/02/13 (Mon)

Can livestock help reduce greenhouse gases?

Wider use of best practices and technologies could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the livestock industry, according to a recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report.

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11/28/13 (Thu)

NDFB offices closed

The NDFB offices in Fargo and Bismarck will be closed on Thanksgiving and on Friday as well. Have a blessed and safe Thanksgiving holiday.

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11/27/13 (Wed)

Governor issues Thanksgiving proclamation

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today issued a proclamation recognizing Thursday, November 28 as Thanksgiving Day in the state and encouraged North Dakotans to observe the day with thanks and praise for their many blessings.

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11/26/13 (Tue)

NDFB establishes priority issues

The development of an initiated measure on property tax reform and a reaffirmation of the organization’s opposition to the Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment were included in the organization’s 2014 priority issues.

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11/25/13 (Mon)

YF&R Discussion Meet winner announced

Sarah Domek of Wibaux, Mont. was named the Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet winner, during the final round of competition at the North Dakota Farm Bureau 71st annual meeting, November 22-23 at the Ramkota, Bismarck.

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11/24/13 (Sun)

President, directors elected

Underwood farmer Doyle Johannes was elected to his second two-year term as president of North Dakota Farm Bureau during the 71st annual meeting at the Ramkota in Bismarck, November 22-23.

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11/23/13 (Sat)

Day two: Senators, speakers and elections

Day two of the 71st annual meeting gets underway at 8 a.m. with a breakfast, followed by the delegate session and a visit from Senator Heidi Heitkamp.

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11/22/13 (Fri)

NDFB annual meeting starts today

The 71st North Dakota Farm Bureau annual meeting gets underway at 11:30 a.m. today and continues through Saturday evening.

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