BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with a proclamation signed by the President, Governor Jack Dalrymple is calling on North Dakotans to observe Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, and National Flag Week, the week beginning June 12, by displaying the American flag and honoring those who have served and sacrificed in defense of our great nation.
A priority issue for North Dakota Farm Bureau has received attention from North Dakota leaders. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring have asked federal officials to make an exception in prevented planting policy for producers in the Devils Lake basin whose farms have shrunk or disappeared due to the lake’s rising waters.
A June 3 decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California allowing the American Farm Bureau Federation and other agricultural groups to intervene in a major lawsuit over pesticide use and the Endangered Species Act gives the groups a “seat at the table” in settlement discussions, according to Ellen Steen, AFBF’s general counsel.
An editorial by American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman - Sustainability. Organic. Biotech. Big Ag. Local. Pure. These are just a few labels being tossed around freely to discuss something that I’ve always thought of as a pretty simple and straight-forward concept: Eating.
It is decision time for many North Dakota producers because wet weather has pushed them beyond the date where they can opt for prevented planting insurance.
Bismarck, ND – The Office of State Tax Commissioner, North Dakota Highway Patrol, and the Department of Transportation today announced plans for their agencies to conduct joint dyed diesel fuel compliance checks throughout the state this summer.
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2011 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman today joined other agriculture leaders to mark World Trade Month and advocate passage of three outstanding trade agreements. At a press event on Capitol Hill, Stallman said that AFBF supports immediate passage of the Korea, Colombia and Panama free trade agreements.