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5/23/11 (Mon)

Still time to register for June FLP workshops

If you've been thinking about signing up for a Food, Land and People workshop held in June, don't delay. The deadline is this Wednesday, May 25.

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5/20/11 (Fri)

Choice Hotels has summer special

Farm Bureau members planning to do a little traveling this summer have a great opportunity with Choice Hotels.

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5/19/11 (Thu)

Governor proclaims Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed May 22-28 as North Dakota Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, urging North Dakotans to learn what they can do to prevent the introduction of an insect that could devastate the state’s tree population.

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5/18/11 (Wed)

Grainger has special power tool savings

In the market for new power tools? Grainger can help. And as a member of North Dakota Farm Bureau, you can save a few extra bucks too!

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5/17/11 (Tue)

Comprehensive tax relief means revised withholding tables

Bismarck, N.D. – Tax Commissioner Cory Fong today released the newly updated North Dakota Income Tax Withholding Rates and Instructions and updated Individual Income Tax Withholding Tables.

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5/16/11 (Mon)

Mobi NDFB

We're looking for your input. Please answer our quick poll, and let us know what you think about adding a mobile NDFB site for smart phone users.

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5/16/11 (Mon)

Insurance covers prevented-planting

The likelihood of a record number of acres not planted in North Dakota in 2011 is increasing significantly as producers reach the middle of May with minimal seeding completed and several more days of rain in the forecast.

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5/13/11 (Fri)

DTN/The Progressive Farmer iPad app

DTN/The Progressive Farmer has a new agricultural iPad application designed to let producers browse award-winning news, blogs, market commentary and weather information.

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5/12/11 (Thu)

Growing an idea

an editorial by Stewart Truelsen - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the nation’s first county Farm Bureau in Broome County, N.Y. Farm Bureau and the Cooperative Extension Service grew side-by-side in the early years of the last century. Along with farm mechanization and rural electrification, they had a transformational effect on American agriculture.

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5/11/11 (Wed)

Time for teachers to think about continuing ed

And we have just the ticket! Attend a Food, Land and People workshop this summer and earn credit at the same time.

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5/09/11 (Mon)

Red River Farm Network in D.C.

North Dakota Farm Bureau is one of several sponsors of the Red River Farm Network's (RRFN) Washington Watch program from Washington, D.C. In this week's FarmNetNews, RRFN features interviews with several D.C. dignitaries, including Congressman Rick Berg:

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5/06/11 (Fri)

Feeding Families, Meating Needs

Farm blogger Val Wagner featured the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers "Feeding Families, Meating Needs" program in her blog yesterday...

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5/05/11 (Thu)

Governor opens flood assistance center in Devils Lake

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced that the state will open a response and recovery center in Devils Lake on Friday, May 6. The center will assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in assessing the extent of flood damages to rural residences and other property. The center also will provide information and assist people as they cope with the challenges of lake flooding.

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5/04/11 (Wed)

AFBF testifies that crop protection registration is hopelessly broken

Testifying before two congressional committees, American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Barry Bushue said the process for crop protection registration is “hopelessly broken.”

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5/03/11 (Tue)

Redundant rules make life hard for farmers

This week members of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources committees will be asking questions about rules on pesticide use, particularly when they deal with the Endangered Species Act. Tyler Wegmeyer, American Farm Bureau Federation regulatory specialist, says redundant rules make life hard for farmers, but don’t help preserve endangered species.

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