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9/29/11 (Thu)

Dave Barry and Hawaii for the AFBF annual meeting

Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist Dave Barry will deliver the keynote address at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd annual meeting, Jan. 9, 2012, in Honolulu.

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9/28/11 (Wed)

Take a virtual farm tour

Visit a farm from your own computer. Take a virtual farm tour with some of our farmers from across the state.

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9/27/11 (Tue)

YF&R is growing tomorrow's leaders

Since the beginning, North Dakota Farm Bureau understood its responsibilities toward young people.

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9/26/11 (Mon)

County annual meetings

County Farm Bureau annual meetings are going on throughout the state now and through early November. To find out where yours will be held or has been held, check out our link. Learn more...

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9/23/11 (Fri)

Consumers have little or no knowledge of modern farming and ranching

A staggering 72 percent surveyed know nothing or very little about farming and ranching. Still, 70 percent said their purchase decisions are affected by how food is grown and raised, while 72 percent say they think about the topic when purchasing groceries. Those are the results of a survey conducted by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. Learn more...

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9/22/11 (Thu)

Follow the latest ag news on NDFB

If you don't do "Twitter" or you do "tweet," but would still like the latest ag info in one convenient spot, consider following the ND Farm Bureau Daily.

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9/21/11 (Wed)

Corn losses due to frost could top $180 million in N.D.

The freezing temperatures recorded last week have put an end to the corn-growing season in most of North Dakota, according to North Dakota State University Extension.

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9/20/11 (Tue)

The Food Dialogues

On September 22, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance will be holding four town hall meetings to discuss food issues.

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9/19/11 (Mon)

It's Farm Safety and Health Week

National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 18-24. And the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, part of the National Farm Medicine Center and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, has published a second edition of “Agritourism Health and Safety Guidelines for Children.”

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9/15/11 (Thu)

Have you purchased your raffle tickets yet?

The Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee is once again sponsoring an outstanding raffle. You have until the NDFB annual meeting in November to purchase a chance at one of several outstanding prizes.

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9/13/11 (Tue)

New legislation aims to prevent EPA regs on farm dust

WASHINGTON, D.C.—New legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating naturally occurring farm dust is welcome news for the nation's farmers and ranchers, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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9/12/11 (Mon)

NDFB at Big Iron

North Dakota Farm Bureau will once again be at Big Iron, September 13-15, and it will also be sponsoring the Red River Farm Network tent.

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9/10/11 (Sat)

September 11 is Patriot Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Gov. Jack Dalrymple has declared September 11 as Patriot Day and a Day of Service and Remembrance in the state to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks carried out against this nation on September 11, 2001.

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9/09/11 (Fri)

Link joins NDFB staff

Ashlee Link of Bismarck joined the North Dakota Farm Bureau staff as Administrative Assistant for the Bismarck office.

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9/08/11 (Thu)

NDFB one of 26 ag groups sending Farm Bill recommendations

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and 26 agricultural, financial and conservation organizations have told the state’s congressional delegation that crop insurance, agricultural research, trade and a strong safety net are the priority issues for North Dakota in the negotiations leading up to the 2012 Farm Bill.

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