National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 18-24. And the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, part of the National Farm Medicine Center and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, has published a second edition of “Agritourism Health and Safety Guidelines for Children.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.—New legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating naturally occurring farm dust is welcome news for the nation's farmers and ranchers, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Gov. Jack Dalrymple has declared September 11 as Patriot Day and a Day of Service and Remembrance in the state to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks carried out against this nation on September 11, 2001.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and 26 agricultural, financial and conservation organizations have told the state’s congressional delegation that crop insurance, agricultural research, trade and a strong safety net are the priority issues for North Dakota in the negotiations leading up to the 2012 Farm Bill.
FARGO, N.D. – Crop acreage reporting data from USDA’s North Dakota Farm Service Agency shows about 23 percent of the state’s available cropland went unplanted in 2011 because of wet field conditions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —There is something every person can do to protect groundwater — the largest source of fresh drinking water in the United States and the world—beginning on Protect Your Groundwater Day which is Sept. 13, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.