11/19/10 (Fri)

NDFB President warns "there's a storm coming"

North Dakota Farm Bureau President Eric Aasmundstad warned those attending the opening session of the organization’s 68th annual meeting that there is a storm coming, and it is groups that would like to put the livestock industry out of business.

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11/18/10 (Thu)

Tweeting from NDFB annual meeting

The North Dakota Farm Bureau 68th annual meeting gets underway tomorrow, Nov. 19, at 11:30 a.m. A fun way to keep track of what's happening is by following the event on Twitter.

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11/16/10 (Tue)

The more things change, the more they stay the same

An editorial by Lynne Finnerty - Much has changed over the years. These days, dad is as likely as mom to be in charge of preparing Thanksgiving dinner. The recipes come from websites and blogs, as well as cookbooks and family recipe cards. Many of us will travel in the sky, rather than over the hill and through the woods.

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11/15/10 (Mon)

Farm Bureau urges president to push for tax relief

Now is the time for congressional action on estate tax relief, preserving capital gains tax breaks and extending other important tax provisions, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman.

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11/11/10 (Thu)

In honor of our veterans

In accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Gov. John Hoeven is encouraging North Dakotans to observe Veterans Day, today, by honoring the contributions of veterans and those currently serving at home and abroad through ceremonies and patriotic activities, and by displaying the American and North Dakota flags.

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11/10/10 (Wed)

Big savings, starting tomorrow, at Lands' End

Farm Bureau members can save 30 percent at Lands' End starting tomorrow through Monday, Nov. 15.

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11/09/10 (Tue)

NDSU offers income tax management program for ag producers

A tax management program will be offered to producers and tax preparers from 9 a.m. to noon CST on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 12 interactive video sites in North Dakota.

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11/08/10 (Mon)

Dirt warriors

An editorial by Dal Grooms - On Veterans Day this year, think about farmers. Agricultural production has always been a target in war. Time and again, history has shown us that the enemy can be weakened by blocking or destroying the food supply.

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11/05/10 (Fri)

Grainger benefit big value to FB members

Partnership with W.W. Grainger, Inc. has again proved valuable for Farm Bureau members. Since Dec. 1, 2009 Farm Bureau members have saved an estimated $309,757 by purchasing items from, about 24 percent less than the items would have cost in the Grainger catalog.

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11/04/10 (Thu)

Grover Norquist is featured speaker at NDFB annual meeting

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, will be the featured speaker at the North Dakota Farm Bureau annual meeting, scheduled for November 19-21, at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Norquist will speak at the Saturday (Nov. 20) annual banquet.

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11/04/10 (Thu)

Fund available to help producers with fuel storage rules

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says producers with more than 10,000 gallons of fuel and/or oil in above-ground storage may be eligible for up to $12,500 in assistance to bring their facilities into compliance with federal regulations.

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11/03/10 (Wed)

N.D. Legacy Committee issues Measure One statement

BISMARCK, ND – In yesterday’s statewide election voters passed Measure 1, which establishes a North Dakota Legacy Fund.

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11/02/10 (Tue)

Happy 121st!

North Dakota is 121 years young today! Celebrate the day by voting for the candidates of your choice!

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11/01/10 (Mon)

A tale of two farmers

An editorial by Craig Fata - There’s a guy in Illinois who’s a farmer. He farms 5,000 acres of corn and soybeans over several areas. He is responsible for all of the business decisions for the operation, including which varieties to plant, when to sell what he harvests and for how much. His tractors and combines are huge machines. They are equipped with laptop computers and the latest GPS technology.

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10/29/10 (Fri)

New virtual farm video posted

North Dakota Farm Bureau Kid Correspondent, Adam, takes us to Wald Dairy in south-central North Dakota to visit with a young man who helps on his parents' dairy farm.

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