News & Events - Overview
The American Farm Bureau Federation in conjunction with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture are holding the 2012 Farm Bureau Photo Contest.
Topic: Events | Publish Date: 8/29/12 (Wed)
North Dakota Farm Bureau will once again be at Big Iron, September 11-13 and co-sponsoring the Red River Farm Network Issues and Events Center.
Topic: Events | Publish Date: 8/28/12 (Tue)
North Dakota Farm Bureau President Doyle Johannes says it's more than farmers and ranchers who want a farm bill passed in this week's NDFB Newsline...
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 8/27/12 (Mon)
The NDFB PAC, North Dakota Farm Bureau’s state political action committee, announced its endorsement of four candidates for statewide offices.
Topic: | Publish Date: 8/24/12 (Fri)
More than 35 agricultural organizations, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, have united to urge congressional lawmakers to pass a five-year farm bill before the current programs expire in September.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 8/23/12 (Thu)
This Thursday, Aug. 23, the American Farm Bureau Federation will be asking Americans to remember the many individuals and families facing severe struggles due to this year’s devastating drought.
Topic: Leadership | Publish Date: 8/21/12 (Tue)
A recently concluded national study of 70 land-grant universities found that undergraduate women enrolled in agriculture programs outnumber undergraduate men by more than 2,900 students.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 8/17/12 (Fri)
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today signed an executive order, declaring an agricultural emergency due to drought conditions. The governor’s declaration requires state agencies to prepare drought response support services.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 8/14/12 (Tue)
Have you taken advantage of the Chevy Confidence opportunity yet? Farm Bureau members get an even sweeter deal than many!
Topic: Benefits | Publish Date: 8/14/12 (Tue)
An editorial by Tracy Grondine - West Virginians are nothing if not hardworking, honest and humble people. So, when West Virginia farmer Lois Alt was told by the Environmental Protection Agency that she needed a discharge permit for her non-discharging poultry farm, she was dumbfounded.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 8/13/12 (Mon)
The Agriculture Department’s first survey-based measure of crop yield potential for 2012 lowered production forecasts for both corn and soybeans dramatically, due to the continuing drought. Economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation said the report is a harbinger of volatility in global grain markets.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 8/10/12 (Fri)
BISMARCK – North Dakota farmers, ranchers, homeowners and others brought in a record amount of old, unusable and banned pesticides – more than 145 tons – in the 2012 Project Safe Send collections.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 8/09/12 (Thu)
The August-September issue of Focus has been posted. Read stories this month on Cass County Farm Bureau's ag education building, NDFB scholarship winners, new member benefits and much more.
Topic: Benefits | Publish Date: 8/09/12 (Thu)
BISMARCK – A serious plant pest widely found in the eastern U.S. has been detected in North Dakota for the second time in 11 years.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 8/08/12 (Wed)
Farm production expenditures skyrocketed to $318.7 billion in 2011. This is a 10.2 percent increase over 2010, according to the Farm Production Expenditures 2011 summary released Friday by the Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 8/07/12 (Tue)