News & Events - Overview
The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970, and is often credited for launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and other environmental laws soon followed the first Earth Day 41 years ago.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/18/11 (Mon)
A third-grader from Bismarck is the winner of North Dakota Farm Bureau’s 2011 safety picture contest.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/15/11 (Fri)
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Topic: | Publish Date: 4/15/11 (Fri)
Dr. Bob Young, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s chief economist, provides an interesting and useful breakdown of the federal budget, taxes and the deficit in the April issue of AFBF’s Crop Market Update. According to Young, the federal government spends $11,475 for every man, woman and child in the United States.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 4/14/11 (Thu)
Now is the time to have livestock vaccinated against anthrax. "Cattle should to be vaccinated before they're turned out into the pasture," says Charlie Stoltenow, North Dakota State University Extension Service veterinarian.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/13/11 (Wed)
Educators interested in attending a North Dakota Food, Land and People workshop this summer have an opportunity to save $25.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/11/11 (Mon)
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is sponsoring a competition for state Farm Bureaus to promote the www.myamericanfarm.org agricultural literacy resource.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/08/11 (Fri)
Furniture Row Racing, which is spearheading the Farm American program,announced that the team's No. 78 NASCAR Chevrolet will showcase the Farm American colors for the first time this season at this weekend's Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race (April 7-9) at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/07/11 (Thu)
The American Farm Bureau Federation is encouraging its members to donate to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund in support of Japan relief efforts, following the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami that has overwhelmed the country.
Topic: Leadership | Publish Date: 4/06/11 (Wed)
Action by the Senate today passing a bill repealing the onerous Form 1099 requirement is great news for America’s farm and ranch families, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 4/05/11 (Tue)
The 2011 debut for the Farm American race car will be at Texas Motor Speedway on April 9! It will be broadcast on the FOX television network at 7:30 p.m.
Topic: Education | Publish Date: 4/04/11 (Mon)
Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau Federation President, issued the following statement: "The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased that the House has approved H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 4/01/11 (Fri)
Americans are experiencing sticker shock at the gas pump these days, but high fuel costs are hitting America’s farmers and ranchers especially hard. According to testimony presented on March 31, by the American Farm Bureau Federation, government figures show farmers this spring will pay almost 85 percent more than they paid in 2000 just to plant their crops.
Topic: | Publish Date: 4/01/11 (Fri)
You've probably seen the photos. Hundreds of deer in farm yards, eating and bedded down in the hay. Sometimes, they are starving.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 3/31/11 (Thu)
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has approved a request made by the Environmental Protection Agency to extend the deadline requiring a Clean Water Act permit for pesticide users to Oct. 31 from the previous deadline of April 9.
Topic: Issues | Publish Date: 3/30/11 (Wed)