7/22/11 (Fri)

NDFB hosting Midwest Legislative Conference

North Dakota Farm Bureau is hosting the American Farm Bureau Federation Midwest Legislative Conference in Medora, beginning this Sunday.

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7/21/11 (Thu)

My American Farm gets Equipment Engineer game

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s educational gaming platform,, is rolling out another exciting set of resources. The site is expanding to include the “Equipment Engineer” game.

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7/20/11 (Wed)

Scholarship recipients announced

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

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7/19/11 (Tue)

Enhanced data on North American Agriculture on web

The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service announced Monday the availability of enhanced data on North American agriculture. Published online, the information is a result of a project sponsored by the North American Tripartite Committee on Agricultural Statistics.

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7/15/11 (Fri)

Nominate an agricultural advocate

Details for the 2012 Cultivation Award have been finalized and the Young Farmer and Rancher Committee is encouraging all North Dakota Farm Bureau members to consider nominating a deserving individual or family for the award.

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7/14/11 (Thu)

Steps to easing regulatory nightmare

Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who testified today before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. Representing the American Farm Bureau Federation, Rogers told the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy that the breadth and extent of the regulatory challenges facing U.S. agriculture are tremendous.

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7/12/11 (Tue)

Tight supply still driving corn market

The Agriculture Department forecasts higher corn stocks in its July crop report released today compared to its June report, but economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation stress that corn supplies are still very tight and a big crop is needed to meet strong demand and build reserves to a more comfortable level.

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7/08/11 (Fri)

NDFB encourages comments opposing Dakota Grassland Conservation Area

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to accelerate the acquisition of wetland and grassland habitat in the Prairie Pothole Region, including North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. Under this new strategy, they are developing a Dakota Grassland Conservation Area.

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7/07/11 (Thu)

Grainger announces expanded line of generators, pumps

North Dakota Farm Bureau member benefits partner Grainger has announced an expanded line of generators and pumps from Honda.

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7/05/11 (Tue)

Reminder: Project Safe Send collections begin this week

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring urges North Dakota residents to check their storage areas for any unusable pesticides and then bring them to one of the upcoming Project Safe Send collections.

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7/01/11 (Fri)

Feeding the world doesn't resonate with food buyers

An editorial by Mace Thornton - Producing a bounty of U.S.-grown food to sell and share beyond our borders remains a matter of deep pride to America’s farmers and ranchers. A growing body of evidence suggests, however, that Americans who do not farm or ranch really don’t give a rip that America’s farmers and ranchers are striving to feed the world.

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7/01/11 (Fri)

Ag Commissioner to hold flood forums next week

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will tour flood-affected agricultural operations and conduct two community forums Wednesday, in Ward and McHenry counties.

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6/30/11 (Thu)

Prevented planting impact at $1.1 billion

The direct financial impact to North Dakota's farmers of prevented planted acres in 2011 is estimated at $1.1 billion, according to Dwight Aakre, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist.

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6/29/11 (Wed)

Extra comment time on Clean Water guidance

The American Farm Bureau Federation welcomed the decision Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extended the public comment period by 30 days for the draft guidance on identifying waters protected by the Clean Water Act.

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6/28/11 (Tue)

Extension offers tips on water seepage in basements

If the water table in your area is above your basement floor, you may be dealing with water seeping into the basement.

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