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7/02/12 (Mon)

AFBF statement on Supreme Court health care decision

The following statement was issued by American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman regarding the Supreme Court decision on health care on Thursday, June 28...

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7/02/12 (Mon)

Fireworks safety for the Fourth

Independence Day is a time for celebration and fireworks, but North Dakota Farm Bureau Safety Coordinator Staci Lee wants people to be safe with fireworks....

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6/22/12 (Fri)

Stop the flood of regulation

An editorial by Erin Anthony -- Growing up, we all needed guidance at times. Don’t run with scissors. Don’t forget your jacket. Don’t eat yellow snow. If you make that face one more time, it might get stuck like that.

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6/21/12 (Thu)

Farm Bill passage, statement by AFBF

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman issued the following statement on the heels of the Senate Farm Bill passage...

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6/20/12 (Wed)

Food, Land and People Institute

If you are a teacher looking for credits, our Food, Land and People Institute, scheduled for July 17-20 in Bismarck could be just the ticket for you.

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6/19/12 (Tue)

Greenhouse gas regulations will burden farmers

Many of America’s farmers and ranchers will face economic challenges due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to regulate greenhouse gases, the American Farm Bureau Federation told a House subcommittee.

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6/18/12 (Mon)

More on what's wrong with the EPA CWA guidance

In this week's NDFB Newsline, NDFB President Doyle Johannes explains in more detail why the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act Guidance is bad news for farmers and ranchers.

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6/18/12 (Mon)

EPA air quality standards

The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed updates to its national air quality standards for both coarse and fine particulate matter. EPA proposed no changes to its standards for coarse particles, which include dust commonly generated by typical farming practices and driving on unpaved rural roads.

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6/15/12 (Fri)

Farm safety includes a first-aid kit

As the pace of farm activities picks up in the summer, the likelihood of accidents also increases. That means having a first-aid kit on the farm is essential, according to J.W. Schroeder, the North Dakota State University Extension Service's dairy specialist.

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6/14/12 (Thu)

Observe Flag Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple is calling on North Dakotans to observe Flag Day, today, June 14, by displaying the American flag and honoring those who have served and sacrificed in defense of our nation.

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6/14/12 (Thu)

NDRAC announces legislation

FARGO – North Dakotans for Responsible Animal Care (NDRAC), a diverse group of animal stakeholders, is proposing new legislation that strengthens and clarifies the state’s humane treatment of animals law and offers a better, more comprehensive response to animal mistreatment than a proposed ballot initiative.

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6/13/12 (Wed)

The Food Dialogues

Farmers and ranchers are headed to Los Angeles – the entertainment capital of the world – for the second Food Dialogues event, June 20-21, 2012.

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6/12/12 (Tue)

NDFB and Office Depot

North Dakota Farm Bureau members have a new savings opportunity at their fingertips.

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6/11/12 (Mon)

EPA's Clean Water Guidance

What does the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act Guidance mean for farmers and ranchers? In this week's NDFB Newsline, NDFB President Doyle Johannes explains....

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6/07/12 (Thu)

Stepping back in time

An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - Earlier this spring the National Archives released the 1940 Census to the public. If you are wondering what took them so long, there is a 72-year waiting period required by law to respect the privacy of the respondents.

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