9/18/12 (Tue)

State ag leaders want school lunch guidlines

DES MOINES, IA – The nation’s leading state agriculture officials are calling on the federal government to revise new school lunch and breakfast guidelines to better meet the individual and changing nutritional needs of children.

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9/17/12 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline on Measure 3

This week's NDFB Newsline features North Dakota Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talking about the successful initiative to get a measure on the ballot safeguarding modern farming and ranching practices...

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9/12/12 (Wed)

Agritourism website focuses on safety

With the growing popularity of taking the family to visit corn mazes, pumpkin patches and other agricultural attractions, it’s increasingly important for agritourism farmers to keep visitors safe. A new, interactive Web guide to help farmers improve safety is available...

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9/11/12 (Tue)

Dust rules sufficient

While the Environmental Protection Agency is issuing tougher standards for soot pollution – known as “fine particulate matter,” it has decided the rules for dust – or “course particulate matter” - are fine as they are.

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9/10/12 (Mon)

Patriot Day

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Gov. Jack Dalrymple has declared September 11 Patriot Day and a Day of Service and Remembrance in the state to mark the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks carried out against this nation on September 11, 2001.

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9/07/12 (Fri)

Senate: Refrain from disaster bill

The American Farm Bureau Federation today urged Senate leaders to “refrain from supporting” any legislation resembling the House-passed disaster bill if such a measure is presented in the Senate. Supporting such a measure would detract from the larger mission of passing a long-term farm bill.

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9/06/12 (Thu)

Staff updates

Staff members Joey Tigges and Ashlee Doan have taken on new roles in North Dakota Farm Bureau...

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9/05/12 (Wed)

Registration open for online FLP

Registration is now open for “Chewsy Choices for a Healthy Life,” the first of two online, interactive courses for teachers offered by the North Dakota Farm Bureau through Project Food, Land and People (FLP).

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9/03/12 (Mon)

New Val and Pal posted

Why do farmers combine at night? Val has the answer. Check out the Val and Pal page and learn all kinds of information about why farmers and ranchers do the things they do.

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8/30/12 (Thu)

In honor of Neil Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND – In accordance with a directive from President Barack Obama, Governor Jack Dalrymple today directed all state government agencies and encouraged all North Dakotans to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise until sunset tomorrow...

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8/29/12 (Wed)

AFBF announces a photo contest

The American Farm Bureau Federation in conjunction with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture are holding the 2012 Farm Bureau Photo Contest.

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8/28/12 (Tue)

Big Iron is coming

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.

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8/27/12 (Mon)

Who cares about a farm bill?

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...

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8/24/12 (Fri)

NDFB PAC announces endorsements

The NDFB PAC, North Dakota Farm Bureau’s state political action committee, announced its endorsement of four candidates for statewide offices.

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8/23/12 (Thu)

"Farm Bill Now" coalition calls on Congress to act

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.

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