4/13/12 (Fri)

April 17 is Tax Freedom Day

Tax Freedom Day 2012 arrives on Tuesday, April 17 this year, four days later than last year due to higher federal income and corporate tax collections.

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4/12/12 (Thu)

Reminder of spring savings at Choice Hotels

There is still just under a month to go on Choice Hotels' spring savings opportunity for Farm Bureau members.

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4/11/12 (Wed)

Soybeans drive the market

The U.S. soybean market is benefitting from a poor South American crop this year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

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4/10/12 (Tue)

Miss America video posted

A video from Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan's talk on the North Dakota State University campus has been posted.

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4/09/12 (Mon)

Enjoy that tax break while it lasts

An editorial by Lynne Finnerty - If you haven’t filed your 2011 tax return, time is running out. This year’s April 17 deadline is just around the corner.

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4/04/12 (Wed)

Federal judge tells activists to do their homework

Federal Judge William Nickerson recently heard pre-trial motions in the case of Maryland poultry farmers Alan and Kristin Hudson, who are fighting a federal lawsuit brought by environmental groups alleging that their chicken waste has polluted a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.

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4/03/12 (Tue)

Wahpeton teacher recognized nationally

Lola Knutson, a reading specialist at Central Elementary and St. John’s School in Wahpeton, is one of nine teachers, nationwide, being recognized by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture for their outstanding efforts to promote agricultural literacy.

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4/02/12 (Mon)

Educators offered a variety of FLP workshops

The North Dakota Food, Land and People program is offering educators a variety of workshop opportunities in 2012.

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3/30/12 (Fri)

American Farm Bureau backs estate tax reform bills

The American Farm Bureau Federation has endorsed Senate legislation that would help protect America’s farm and ranch families from potentially crippling blows of the federal estate tax following a farm owner’s death.

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3/29/12 (Thu)

AFBF issues Preserve the Waters Act statement

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman issued a statement today regarding introduction of of S. 2245, the Preserve the Waters of the U.S. Act...

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3/28/12 (Wed)

Sage grouse comments filed

This week, the American Farm Bureau Federation, Western Energy Alliance and Public Lands Council questioned the administration’s commitment to job and economic growth in comments submitted to the Bureau of Land Management on greater sage-grouse policies in the West. In February, North Dakota Farm Bureau filed comments with the BLM on the same issue.

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3/27/12 (Tue)

New online Focus published

The April/May online version of Focus is posted. Read the cover story from a mother of four, partner in the farm, member of the North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee...

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3/26/12 (Mon)

Bina gets PAL legislative training

Rachel Bina of Lankin was in Washington, D.C. last week as part of the Partners in Agricultural Leadership class of 2012.

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3/22/12 (Thu)

Miss America highlight of Food Awareness Week

North Dakota State University Collegiate Farm Bureau and Cass County Farm Bureau are bringing Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan, to Fargo for Food Awareness Week.

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3/21/12 (Wed)

Food, Land and People classes now posted

The 2011 Food, Land and People Institute was such a success, two Institutes will be offered this summer. There will also be three other classes available for educators to take.

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