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6/04/13 (Tue)

Focus online now available

The June-July issue of Focus, NDFB's official newsletter, is now available online. If you currently receive Focus by snail mail, and would like to instead receive the online version...

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6/03/13 (Mon)

Safe Send 2013 dates announced

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring encourages farmers, ranchers, pesticide dealers and applicators, government agencies and homeowners to bring their unusable pesticides to any of the 12 Project Safe Send collections in July.

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6/03/13 (Mon)

FLP workshops are underway

NDFB Director of Special Programs Gail Bakko talks about the Food, Land and People workshops being held for educators this summer in this week's NDFB Newsline.

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5/24/13 (Fri)

Farmers save cattle herd from floodwaters

Pembina County Farm Bureau President Darren Olafson shares his story of helping a neighbor get his cattle herd to higher ground when the Tongue River flooded the area and the nearby dam was in danger of failing...

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5/23/13 (Thu)

Tax reform website launched

TaxReform.gov is a new website dedicated to obtaining input from the American public on tax reform. The site was launched by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.).

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5/21/13 (Tue)

Water festival

Award-winning educator Cheryl Bombenger recently put together a water festival for children at the Holy Spirit school in Fargo.

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5/21/13 (Tue)

From Oklahoma Farm Bureau

We received the following information from Oklahoma Farm Bureau and are passing it along in the hope you can assist where possible:

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5/20/13 (Mon)

NDFB scholarship winners announced

Eleven individuals from around the state have been awarded scholarships through the North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation.

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5/17/13 (Fri)

NDFB opposed to tying crop insurance to conservation compliance

North Dakota Farm Bureau stands opposed to a decision by American Farm Bureau Federation to link conservation compliance and crop insurance in the farm bill.

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5/15/13 (Wed)

Keep current tax tools

WASHINGTON — Farmers and ranchers need a tax code to manage the risks associated with agriculture while complying with tax liabilities, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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5/13/13 (Mon)

Good weather, get shooting

The NDFB Promotion and Education Committee is holding a video contest and now that the weather is finally starting to cooperate, it's time to get shooting!

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5/10/13 (Fri)

Record corn crop predicted

WASHINGTON, D.C., – The May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report released today by the Agriculture Department shows that a record corn crop is still reachable despite a slow start to planting season, according to American Farm Bureau Federation analysts.

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5/08/13 (Wed)

Pest report from Extension

Each season brings new challenges and pest problems in crop production. One way to stay informed and effectively manage any problem is to sign up for the North Dakota State University Extension Service's weekly "Crop and Pest Report."

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5/06/13 (Mon)

Think safety this spring

Former NDFB safety cordinator Gail Bakko reminds farmers heading out to the fields this spring to take an inventory and make a plan for ensuring safety all season.

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5/03/13 (Fri)

Honeybee report released

The Agriculture Department and Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday issued a comprehensive scientific report on honeybee health.

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