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9/08/14 (Mon)

Italy and Prague in 2015

In this week's NDFB Newsline, organization Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about trips to Italy and Prague scheduled for 2015.

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9/04/14 (Thu)

What's on my mind: EPA

Real farmers share real concerns in our weekly segment, What's on a Farmer's Mind? heard during the Tuesday What's On Your Mind call-in radio show.

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9/03/14 (Wed)

EPA overreach maps

Nationwide water and wetland maps assembled by the Environmental Protection Agency paint an astonishing picture of EPA’s plan to “control a huge amount of private property across the country...

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9/02/14 (Tue)

Comment on groundwater plan

The deadline for comments on the Forest Service's Proposed Directive on Groundwater Resource Management has been extended for another month.

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9/02/14 (Tue)

Blogger shares amendment concerns

Farm blogger Val Wagner shares her thoughts on the proposed amendment to North Dakota's Constitution that would take North Dakota tax payer money and give it to "environmental" groups.

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8/28/14 (Thu)

Meet FB members Darryl and Sheryl Smith

"There’s nothing prettier. The cattle are all grazing and the sun is coming up and you have those beautiful colors. And everything is so peaceful." Barnes County Farm Bureau members Darryl and Sheryl Smith share their passion for farming in our latest video.

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8/27/14 (Wed)

AFBF demands straight talk from EPA

Farm Bureau organizations and all Americans should demand straight talk from the Environmental Protection Agency about its proposed “waters of the U.S.” rule, according to AFBF General Counsel Ellen Steen.

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8/26/14 (Tue)

What's on my mind: Rail car solutions

In this week's installment of What's on a Farmer's Mind, Tom, a farmer from Verona, talks about an innovative solution to the rail car shortage plaguing agriculture.

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8/25/14 (Mon)

EPA to set up shop in ND

In this week's NDFB Newsline, Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt explains concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to provide its "detectives" with permanent office space with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Bismarck.

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8/21/14 (Thu)

Back to school food safety tips

Children are at a higher risk of contracting foodborne illness because their immune systems are still developing.

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8/19/14 (Tue)

What's on my mind: Swine flu

This week, Sue, a farmer from Shields, shares her thoughts on swine flu and what it means for hog farmers.

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8/18/14 (Mon)

AFBF says EPA violated federal law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release of farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information violates basic tenets of federal law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told a Minnesota federal court late Friday.

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8/13/14 (Wed)

What's on my mind: Property rights

In this week's installment of What's on a Farmer's Mind, Wes, a rancher from Hazen, talks about the erosion of private property rights.

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8/12/14 (Tue)

GEO report: EPA estimates inaccurate

When it comes to analyzing the costs and benefits of its regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency has quite a bit of room for improvement, according to the Government Accountability Office.

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8/11/14 (Mon)

Rupprecht joins NDFB staff

North Dakota Farm Bureau has hired Cole Rupprecht as the organization’s Southeast Field Representative.

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