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12/20/12 (Thu)

Former staffer member receives honorable mention

Former North Dakota Farm Bureau staff member Staci Lee received an honorable mention in the American Farm Bureau Federation photography contest.

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12/18/12 (Tue)

Winter travel safety app from Extension

The Winter Survival Kit app from the North Dakota State University Extension Service can help motorists stuck in winter weather.

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12/17/12 (Mon)

EPA keeps its dust word

The EPA has kept its word about farm dust regulations. American Farm Bureau Regulatory Specialist Andrew Walmsley says that’s a big relief for a lot of farmers and ranchers.

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12/14/12 (Fri)

NDFB scholarships now online

Students pursuing a graduate degree, high school students preparing for college and undergraduates majoring in agriculture should consider applying for North Dakota Farm Bureau scholarships.

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12/13/12 (Thu)

Animal rights extremists still active

An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - The animal rights movement often is nonsensical like when female activists disrobe in public to protest the wearing of animal fur, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals files a lawsuit against SeaWorld for enslaving whales.

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12/12/12 (Wed)

Report shows little change in corn, soybeans

The Agriculture Department’s monthly crop report showed no change in the 2012 ending stocks forecast for corn and a slight decrease for soybeans compared to the prior month.

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12/11/12 (Tue)

S.D.'s Rep. Noem shares personal death tax story

The $1 million estate tax exemption and 55 percent top tax rate set to go into effect on Jan. 1 will be devastating to South Dakota, a state that runs on small businesses and family farms, like the one Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) grew up on.

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12/07/12 (Fri)

One young farmers story

A young farmer, and chairman of the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Rancher Committee, talks about why estate taxes are a problem. Click the headline to watch the video.

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12/06/12 (Thu)

PNTR for Russia

The following statement was issued by American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman regarding Senate passage of Permanent Normal Trade Relations for Russia:

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12/05/12 (Wed)

Save with NDFB member benefits

“I had 200 double-sided full color copies made at Office Depot, and purchased a few other office supplies. The total bill was $262, but I gave the check-out clerk my special Farm Bureau Office Depot savings card, and when he recalculated the cost...

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12/04/12 (Tue)

National Ag Day essay contest

The Agriculture Council of America is calling on ninth- to 12th-grade students to submit an original, 450-word essay or a two-minute video essay about the importance of agriculture.

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12/03/12 (Mon)

New Val and Pal posted

Why do farmers feed corn to cows instead of people? Find out more on our Val and Pal page...

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11/30/12 (Fri)

Annie's Project coming in 2013

Annie's Project, a six-week program that helps farm women become better business partners in their farm or ranch operation, will be held throughout North Dakota for the seventh year.

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11/29/12 (Thu)

70th annual meeting photos posted

Photo highlights of the North Dakota Farm Bureau 70th annual meeting have been posted. The annual meeting was held November 16-17 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo.

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11/27/12 (Tue)

Estate taxes subject of Action Alert

We have posted a new Action Alert pertaining to estate taxes. Congress will need to address estate taxes during the lame duck session, or farmers will be facing a serious tax blow...

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