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2/13/14 (Thu)

DOL statement by AFBF

Regarding DOL’s Withdrawal of Family-Farming Guidance - “The Department of Labor’s decision to withdraw enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s small farm grain bin guidance is a positive step forward for agriculture.

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2/13/14 (Thu)

Collegiate FB competes at national conference

Two North Dakota Collegiate Farm Bureau representatives competed in the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet in Virginia Beach recently.

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2/11/14 (Tue)

Ask a farmer

If you have ever wondered why farmers use so many high-tech gizmos, or genetically modified seeds, or even why they leave crops in the field to die over the winter, ASK US and we'll get a real farmer to answer it for you.

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2/10/14 (Mon)

Areas of Interest not good for property rights

NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt talks about the North Dakota Industrial Commission's Areas of Interest proposal in this week's NDFB Newsline.

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2/07/14 (Fri)

Discussion Meet finalists named

Four young people from around the state were named the finalists in the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet, held at the NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference in Minot, January 31-February 2.

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2/05/14 (Wed)

Focus now posted

The online version of North Dakota Farm Bureau's official publication, Focus, is now posted.

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2/04/14 (Tue)

OSHA overreach on grain bins must end

WASHINGTON, D.C., — A guidance memo produced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on grain bins and grain storage should be withdrawn because it provides authority for enforcement activities on small farms that are exempt under law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress today.

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2/01/14 (Sat)

Kids visit food pantry

First through sixth-grade students attending the NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference's Rancher Roundup program visited and donated to the local food pantry in Minot.

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1/31/14 (Fri)

Ag producers income tax deadline coming soon

Agricultural producers have until March 3, 2014, to file their 2013 income tax returns without penalty if they have not made estimates.

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1/28/14 (Tue)

Life of a farmer

The Peterson Brothers Life of a Farmer theme song. Check it out by clicking on the headline.

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1/27/14 (Mon)

Cramer calls for OSHA fine dismissal

BISMARCK, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer responded to reports of excessive regulatory fines being imposed on small farming operations by calling on U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to cease such action.

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1/24/14 (Fri)

NDFB Foundation assists Atlas blizzard victims

Updated with audio: The North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation and several county Farm Bureaus have donated more than $7,500 to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Cares fund.

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1/23/14 (Thu)

The Food Police

Picture yourself in the future, the not too distant future, on a bright summer day. You are grilling hot dogs at a picnic with your family in a park. You pay little attention to the drone flying overhead. It’s probably a UPS or FedEx drone making a package delivery. But it’s not. It’s the food police...

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1/20/14 (Mon)

Outdoor Heritage Fund grants disbursed

NDFB's representatives on the Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board, Eric Aasmundstad, talks about his perceptions of the funds granted and what he'd like to see in the future...

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1/17/14 (Fri)

Office Depot January specials.

Office Depot has some great January specials for Farm Bureau members!

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