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10/24/12 (Wed)

Today is Food Day

Today is Food Day 2012. Activist group Center for Science in the Public Interest created this event a few years ago with the goal of sparking “grassroots mobilization for improved food policies.”

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10/22/12 (Mon)

Biotechnology on Dr. Oz

In this week's NDFB Newsline, North Dakota Farm Bureau Director of Development, Joey Tigges, talks about an anti-biotechnology activist and discredited study that appeared on Dr. Oz last week.

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10/19/12 (Fri)

N.D. blogger featured in AFBF editorial

Val Wagner, who blogs and is also on the North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee, is featured in an editorial by Cyndie Sirekis of American Farm Bureau Federation on "great ideas."

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10/17/12 (Wed)

Measure 3 receives Tribune endorsement

The Bismarck Tribune has endorsed Measure 3.

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10/12/12 (Fri)

Rural votes matter

An editorial by Linda (L.J.) Johnson - The red and blue highlighted U.S. map we see so frequently as election time nears can be disheartening for rural voters. They may rightly begin to wonder if rural votes make a difference in any race where metropolitan areas exist.

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10/11/12 (Thu)

Court allows AFBF to join farmer lawsuit against EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 11, 2012—The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia has ruled that the American Farm Bureau Federation has a right to join in a lawsuit over the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate poultry and livestock farms under the Clean Water Act.

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10/08/12 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline and a taxing situation

A new NDFB Newsline has been posted. In this week's spot, NDFB President Doyle Johannes talks about the impending tax increases for taxpayers if Congress doesn't get down to business during the lame duck session.

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10/04/12 (Thu)

Feeding Families posts video

The North Dakota Feeding Families website has three testimonial videos from individuals explaining why they are voting yes on Measure 3 in November.

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10/03/12 (Wed)

Promotion and education on Facebook

The North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee has just started a page on Facebook.

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10/02/12 (Tue)

Livestock producers warned of anthrax danger

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top animal health official is warning livestock producers in areas with a history of anthrax to protect their animals from the disease.

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9/28/12 (Fri)

Focus online now available

The October-November online edition of Focus is now available.

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9/26/12 (Wed)

Antibiotics in meat animals?

Antibiotics in meat animals? Learn the truth from Val in the newest Val and Pal radio spot, airing on eight radio stations across the state.

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9/24/12 (Mon)

CFB President talks about anti-meat fliers on NDSU campus

In this week's NDFB Newsline, Collegiate Farm Bureau President Leah Johnson talks about anti-meat fliers on the North Dakota State University campus.

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9/21/12 (Fri)

Where do the presidential candidates stand on ag?

Every four years, FBNews asks the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees to address the issues that concern farmers and ranchers most.

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9/20/12 (Thu)

Cap gains tax precludes farmers from passing torch

WASHINGTON, D.C., —The American Farm Bureau Federation today urged Congress to reform the capital gains tax because of its detriment to young and beginning farmers.

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