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11/29/10 (Mon)

Northern Plains National Heritage Area meetings begin tonight

The Northern Plains Heritage Foundation (NPHF) announces that it will conduct three public input meetings November 29-December 1, in Morton, Oliver and Mercer counties to provide information about the Northern Plains National Heritage Area and take comments on the development of goals and objectives for the investment of federal matching funds in the area.

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11/29/10 (Mon)

More beans to Cuba!

BISMARCK – North Dakota officials are working on finalizing an agreement for the sale of an additional 1,000 metric tons of dry edible beans to Cuba.

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11/26/10 (Fri)

Is our food too good?

An editorial by Lynne Finnerty - Health officials are sounding alarms about our obesity epidemic. Since 1980, obesity has doubled among adults and tripled among children, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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11/23/10 (Tue)

NDFB 68th in pictures

We have started posting photo highlights from the NDFB 68th annual meeting, held in Fargo at the Holiday Inn, Nov. 19-21.

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11/22/10 (Mon)

McLean County farmer wins YF&R Challenge

Steven Heger of Underwood won the Young Farmer and Rancher Challenge, held at the North Dakota Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Nov. 19-21 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo.

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11/22/10 (Mon)

Delegates decide policies at NDFB annual meeting

Delegates to the North Dakota Farm Bureau 68th annual meeting voted to support increased state funding for county and township road maintenance and repair across the state.

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11/19/10 (Fri)

County FB wins trip to national annual meeting

Dickey County Farm Bureau will be bringing its successful membership recruitment campaign to the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Atalanta, Georgia, in January as part of the County Activities of Excellence (CAE) program.

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11/19/10 (Fri)

NDFB President warns "there's a storm coming"

North Dakota Farm Bureau President Eric Aasmundstad warned those attending the opening session of the organization’s 68th annual meeting that there is a storm coming, and it is groups that would like to put the livestock industry out of business.

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11/18/10 (Thu)

Tweeting from NDFB annual meeting

The North Dakota Farm Bureau 68th annual meeting gets underway tomorrow, Nov. 19, at 11:30 a.m. A fun way to keep track of what's happening is by following the event on Twitter.

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11/16/10 (Tue)

The more things change, the more they stay the same

An editorial by Lynne Finnerty - Much has changed over the years. These days, dad is as likely as mom to be in charge of preparing Thanksgiving dinner. The recipes come from websites and blogs, as well as cookbooks and family recipe cards. Many of us will travel in the sky, rather than over the hill and through the woods.

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11/15/10 (Mon)

Farm Bureau urges president to push for tax relief

Now is the time for congressional action on estate tax relief, preserving capital gains tax breaks and extending other important tax provisions, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman.

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11/11/10 (Thu)

In honor of our veterans

In accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Gov. John Hoeven is encouraging North Dakotans to observe Veterans Day, today, by honoring the contributions of veterans and those currently serving at home and abroad through ceremonies and patriotic activities, and by displaying the American and North Dakota flags.

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11/10/10 (Wed)

Big savings, starting tomorrow, at Lands' End

Farm Bureau members can save 30 percent at Lands' End starting tomorrow through Monday, Nov. 15.

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11/09/10 (Tue)

NDSU offers income tax management program for ag producers

A tax management program will be offered to producers and tax preparers from 9 a.m. to noon CST on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 12 interactive video sites in North Dakota.

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11/08/10 (Mon)

Dirt warriors

An editorial by Dal Grooms - On Veterans Day this year, think about farmers. Agricultural production has always been a target in war. Time and again, history has shown us that the enemy can be weakened by blocking or destroying the food supply.

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