Provisions in the new health care law that require farms, ranches and other businesses to complete an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 for any expenditure totaling more than $600 in a calendar year create an unnecessary and costly paperwork burden, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - It’s been almost 70 years since Nobel Prize winning economist Friedrich A. Hayek wrote his timeless masterwork, The Road to Serfdom. The book inspired several generations of Farm Bureau leaders after it circulated in the United States, and it continues to be relevant today.
Particularly if you are a small business owner. A new report released by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration shows that small businesses, those with fewer than 20 employees, pay significantly more per employee to comply with federal regulations than large businesses, especially when it comes to environmental and tax compliance obligations.
North Dakota Farm Bureau supports Measure One and opposes Measure Two and has launched web pages so people can learn more about each issue.
Today is “Protect Your Ground Water Day,” sponsored by the National Ground Water Association to mobilize the public to take action to protect one of our most precious resources. The American Farm Bureau Federation supports Protect Your Ground Water Day and urges Farm Bureau members to take steps to protect ground water.
an editorial by Dal Grooms - Members of Congress and school children have wrapped up their summer recesses. Students have returned to their schools, giddy with tales of their summer adventures and with glowing anticipation for a new school year. Chances are good that members of Congress are a bit more somber on their return to Capitol Hill.
Help the Ram Truck Brand and Zac Brown Band reach their goal of sending 1 million letters to U.S. soldiers with just a few "clicks" as the "Letters for Lyrics" campaign takes to the Web. More than 325,000 letters have been collected to date and many more are needed to reach their goal.