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5/01/13 (Wed)

NDSU Collegiate FB names officers

Officers have been elected to the NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau for the 2013-14 school year.

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4/29/13 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline on SB 2211

NDFB lobbyist Tom Bodine talks about passage of Senate Bill 2211 and some of the changes that were made before the bill was passed by the 63rd Legislative Assembly.

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4/25/13 (Thu)

Livestock farmers feeling the pressure

An editorial by H. Scott Hurd, DVM, Ph.D - There are many pressures on livestock farmers today. Many of these pressures are not the typical economic and resource challenges faced by all businesses, but additional political pressures related to antibiotic use in food production.

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4/24/13 (Wed)

NDFB issues statement on passage of SB 2211

“North Dakota Farm Bureau is pleased that a comprehensive, workable animal cruelty bill has been passed by the 63rd Legislative Assembly. Our lobbyists have worked diligently on behalf of our members to include provisions in the language that safeguard animal agriculture in the state, while still protecting animals....

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4/23/13 (Tue)

Court refuses to dismiss poultry farmer's suit against EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., — Poultry and livestock farmers scored a win Monday when a federal court rejected efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency to dismiss a case brought by West Virginia poultry farmer Lois Alt, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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4/22/13 (Mon)

Earth Day from a farmer's perspective

It's the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day today. Taking care of the soil that feeds us probably isn't a priority for a lot of people, but it's job one for farmers.

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4/19/13 (Fri)

Earth Day on Monday

Earth Day is Monday, April 22 and is an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to engage with the public about their role as stewards of the land and our environment.

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4/17/13 (Wed)

Trees and shrubs have labeling law in N.D.

Did you know state law requires that all trees and shrubs, designated by the agriculture commissioner as non-hardy must be labeled “non-hardy in North Dakota.” Learn more....

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4/16/13 (Tue)

Stress testing your farm

As a high school student, like many farm kids, I signed up for as many welding classes as I could. I enjoyed the satisfaction of joining two separate pieces of metal and having them be as strong as one...

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4/16/13 (Tue)

Flags at half-staff for Boston tragedy

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...

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4/15/13 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline: Heger to participate in PAL program

Katie Heger of Underwood is one of only 10 young farmers from across the nation who will participant in the American Farm Bureau Federation's Partners in Agricultural Leadership honors program.

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4/12/13 (Fri)

Smithsonian documents ag innovation

An editorial by Erin Anthony - With a nod to farmers and ranchers and all they’ve contributed to our nation’s history and will in the future, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History recently unveiled a new website where the public can upload stories about technologies and innovation that have changed their work lives in agriculture.

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4/10/13 (Wed)

Tax reform wish list

WASHINGTON, D.C., – Individual tax code reform is essential for farmers and ranchers, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today in a statement submitted to the House Small Business Committee.

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4/09/13 (Tue)

Trent Loos tonight!

NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau is sponsoring an ag celebration with Trent Loos tonight.

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4/08/13 (Mon)

Scholarship deadline approaching

North Dakota Farm Bureau's P&E Committee oversees a variety of scholarships to help those not only studying for careers, but for those who are attending college to change careers. The application deadline is next Monday, April 15.

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