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A guidance memo produced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on grain bins and grain storage should be withdrawn because it provides authority for enforcement activities on small farms that are exempt under law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress today.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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1/16/14 (Thu)

From precision ag to big data

Precision ag is being replaced with “Big Data” and “AgInformatics” as sources of innovation in agriculture.

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1/14/14 (Tue)

YF&R couple featured in Agweek

Travis and Dana Dagman, Young Farmer and Rancher Committee members from District 3, were featured in Agweek.

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1/13/14 (Mon)

Hog hunting

Val Wagner, North Dakota blogger, farmer, mother of four boys and NDFB P&E Chairman went hog hunting in Texas.

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1/13/14 (Mon)

Nodakers in Texas

We have a few highlights from the AFBF Convention on our NDFB Facebook page. Check them out.

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1/10/14 (Fri)

Blogging from AFBF Convention

NDFB Promotion and Education Committee chair Val Wagner will be blogging from the 95th annual AFBF Convention this weekend.

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1/09/14 (Thu)

New year, new resolve

Fourth-generation farmer Glen Cope of Missouri shares his thoughts on the new year and how it brings new resolve for farmers and ranchers....

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