5/23/12 (Wed)

Gas more expensive without ethanol

Ethanol reduced wholesale gasoline prices by 29 cents per gallon between 2000 and 2011, according to an updated study conducted by Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development.

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5/22/12 (Tue)

Choice Hotels announces summer savings special

Cool deals on hot summer savings are yours at Choice Hotels, just for being a Farm Bureau member.

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5/21/12 (Mon)

What a difference a year makes

A mild winter, and an early spring. It's a welcome change from last year. In this week's NDFB Newsline, we talk with NDFB Vice President Chris Brossart about spring planting progress.

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5/18/12 (Fri)

Engaging the congregation

An editorial by Bob Stallman - Farm Bureau’s brand of advocacy has been a key part of my entire adult life. I first got involved with the organization when I was relatively young and was having problems with the state of Texas over water rights on my farm.

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5/17/12 (Thu)

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

BISMARCK– Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed May 20-26 as Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in North Dakota.

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5/16/12 (Wed)

Don't Fry-day

To encourage sun safety awareness and remind everyone to protect their skin while outdoors, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared May 25 — the Friday before Memorial Day — as "Don’t Fry Day."

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5/14/12 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline highlights Domino's decision

Are you going to be buying a Domino's pizza this weekend to celebrate and thank the restaurant chain for standing up to the Humane Society of the United States and defeating an HSUS measure...

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5/11/12 (Fri)

Pay it forward in pizza next weekend

A blog post today at Just Farmers, by pork producer and former AFBF Young Farmers & Ranchers Chair Chris Chinn, talks about paying it forward - with pizza...

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5/10/12 (Thu)

Soybean crop increases, but supply to dip to historic low

There are going to be more soybeans grown across the United States this year, but that increase will be dwarfed by the amount of soybeans that will be used and exported. The scenario will mean U.S. soybean supplies will fall to a mere 16 days of inventory, according to American Farm Bureau Federation analysts.

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5/09/12 (Wed)

Great American Wheat Harvest

The official title of a documentary film previously known by its working title ("The Wheat Harvest Movie") has just been revealed. "Great American Wheat Harvest" is the title of the movie, which is scheduled for release in spring 2014.

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5/07/12 (Mon)

Farm Mom Lessons

An editorial by Cyndie Sirekis - This is the month that we celebrate Mother's Day. Going beyond the holiday's commercial aspects, it may be one of the few days during the year when moms are able to bask in the full attention of their offspring, at least for a few hours.

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5/07/12 (Mon)

Farm Bureau attends wetland delineation meeting

Michael Martin, Dickey County Farm Bureau President, represented North Dakota Farm Bureau at a wetlands delineation meeting held recently in Fargo by Senator John Hoeven.

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5/03/12 (Thu)

Rabies on the increase in N.D.

BISMARCK – Citing a significant increase in rabies cases, North Dakota animal health officials are urging pet owners to make sure their animals are vaccinated against the disease.

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5/02/12 (Wed)

AFBF outlines transportation report priorities

As House and Senate conferees prepare to conference on a surface transportation bill, the American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter Tuesday strongly urging them to include several priority provisions in the final conference report.

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5/01/12 (Tue)

New bill would preserve Clean Water Act

The American Farm Bureau Federation this week asked members of Congress to support H.R. 4965, a bill that would preserve existing U.S. water rights and responsibilities to the Clean Water Act.

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