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3/08/12 (Thu)

On this Ag Day say THANKS to a farmer on Facebook

In recognition of National Ag Day, March 8, Farm Bureau Financial Services has launched “Say Thanks to a Farmer,” designed to show gratitude to America’s farmers.

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    3/05/12 (Mon)

    Educating consumers electronically

    Cass County Farm Bureau is educating consumers in the Fargo area during Ag Week, March 4-10, with an electronic billboard.

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      3/02/12 (Fri)

      March is big for ag

      The month of March is big for agriculture. Farm Safety Awareness Week is being held next week, as is Ag Week.

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        2/29/12 (Wed)

        Farmers are rich

        An editorial by Glen Cope - My parents taught me from a young age that you need not look any farther than the end of your own shirt sleeve for a helping hand. It’s a creed that I, and most of the farmers in this great country, live by.

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          2/28/12 (Tue)

          Court backs need for science in federal water rules

          A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Fla., has ruled that Environmental Protection Agency-imposed numeric nutrient criteria for Florida streams and unimpaired lakes are unlawful because they are arbitrary and have no scientific basis.

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            2/27/12 (Mon)

            Conditional waiver for LightSquared should be withdrawn

            North Dakota Farm Bureau is asking the Federal Communications Commission to withdraw the conditional waiver issued to LightSquared to provide wireless broadband services.

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              2/23/12 (Thu)

              McLean County Farm Bureau's SIDNE featured

              McLean County Farm Bureau's Simulated Impaired DriviNg Experience (SIDNE) car was in Wilton on Wednesday, and both KXMB and KFYR television were there covering the event.

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                2/22/12 (Wed)

                Meaty Mondays and more

                An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - A full breakfast of bacon or ham and eggs is a good way to start out the work week. Eat a steak, pork or lamb chop for supper and suddenly, Mondays aren’t so bad. The protein you’re getting from the meat will help you make it through the week. Call it Meaty Monday, if you like.

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                  2/21/12 (Tue)

                  Committee seeking higher ed applicants

                  The nominating committee for the State Board of Higher Education is seeking applications from people interested in serving on the State Board of Higher Education.

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                    2/17/12 (Fri)

                    AFBF applauds House action on energy security

                    Passage by the House on Thursday of a bill to increase domestic energy supplies, including development of a vast new source in the oil shale deposits of the American West, helps provide the type of energy solutions America needs, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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                      2/16/12 (Thu)

                      Teachers: Answer survey for a chance at $50

                      North Dakota Farm Bureau would like teachers from across the state interested in participating in a Food, Land and People workshop this summer to fill in a six-question survey. It's worth $50 to the winner!

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                        2/15/12 (Wed)

                        Modern ag practices reduce beef carbon footprint

                        This is one of those items that really needs to be shared to help clear up misconceptions about modern agriculture...

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                          2/13/12 (Mon)

                          New audio on child labor rules posted

                          North Dakota Farm Bureau's new downloadable weekly audio news story is now available. This week's topic is child labor rules for agriculture...

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                            2/10/12 (Fri)

                            I Am Agriculture contest on Facebook

                            In celebration of North Dakota Farm Bureau Week, coming March 11-17, we're holding an I Am Agriculture photo/essay contest on Facebook.

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                              2/08/12 (Wed)

                              Have you submitted a scholarship application yet?

                              The deadline is just over a month away, but we want to give you plenty of time to get your scholarship application in, for one of four NDFB is offering.

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