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12/06/11 (Tue)

AFBF urges House to bite the dust

WASHINGTON, D.C – The American Farm Bureau Federation is urging congressional members to pass H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, when it comes before the full House later this week.

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12/05/11 (Mon)

Oppose Elkhorn Ranch on National Register of Historic Places

The State Historic Preservation Office is accepting public comment on a proposal to place the Theodore Roosevelt Elkhorn Ranch on the National Register of Historic Places. NDFB members adopted policy at the 2009 House of Delegates to oppose any such effort.

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12/02/11 (Fri)

Choice Hotels winter rewards

Stays are twice as rewarding this winter when you register to earn airline miles and Choice Privileges points, or double Choice Privileges points on all stays starting with your first stay with arrival between December 1, 2011 and February 29, 2012.

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12/02/11 (Fri)

AFBF says farm youth labor rule overreaches DOL authority

Responding to proposed child labor regulations, the American Farm Bureau Federation this week filed comments on behalf of more than 70 agricultural organizations in response to a proposal by the Labor Department that would limit youth employment opportunities on farms and ranches.

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12/01/11 (Thu)

Online Focus now posted

A feature story on a father's inspirational journey following his son's heart surgery, North Dakota Farm Bureau 69th Annual Meeting highlights and much more...

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11/30/11 (Wed)

YF&R Leadership Conference agenda features former governor

Former North Dakota Governor and USDA Secretary Ed Schafer will be a keynote speaker at the NDFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference in January.

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11/29/11 (Tue)

Joey Tigges joins NDFB staff

North Dakota Farm Bureau (NDFB) has hired Joey Tigges of Casselton as the organization’s Director of Consumer Education and Public Relations.

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11/28/11 (Mon)

Ag science delivers more value than cents-off coupons

In these challenging economic times, consumers are looking to save money in any way they can. This certainly is true at the grocery store where many customers turn to coupons, advertising circulars and loyalty cards to keep more dollars in their pocket at the checkout line.

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11/23/11 (Wed)

Annual Meeting highlights in photos

The North Dakota Farm Bureau Annual Meeting was held in Minot, at the Grand International, November 18-19. If you weren't able to attend, we have photo highlights.

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11/22/11 (Tue)

Bina is YF&R Challenge winner

Spencer Bina of Lankin won the Young Farmer and Rancher Challenge, held at the North Dakota Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Nov. 18-19 at the Grand International in Minot.

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11/21/11 (Mon)

Constitutional amendments are priority issues for NDFB

North Dakota Farm Bureau members established the passage of a constitutional amendment to protect the farmers’ right to engage in modern farming practices as the primary priority issue for the organization in 2012.

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11/20/11 (Sun)

Johannes elected NDFB President

Doyle Johannes of Underwood was unanimously elected North Dakota Farm Bureau President during the organization’s 69th annual meeting at the Grand International in Minot, Nov. 18-19.

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11/18/11 (Fri)

Senator Hoeven addresses annual meeting

U.S. Senator John Hoeven addressed the delegate body during the 69th North Dakota Farm Bureau annual meeting.

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11/15/11 (Tue)

NDFB President explains decision not to run

Eric Aasmundstad remembers exactly where he was when he decided to run for North Dakota Farm Bureau President.

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11/14/11 (Mon)

Countdown to Meeting the Challenge

The 69th NDFB annual meeting begins on Friday, November 18, and will be held at the Grand International in Minot. The theme for this year's event is Meeting the Challenge.

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