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6/07/12 (Thu)

Stepping back in time

An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - Earlier this spring the National Archives released the 1940 Census to the public. If you are wondering what took them so long, there is a 72-year waiting period required by law to respect the privacy of the respondents.

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6/06/12 (Wed)

Safety group is 50 years old

The International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health will be “Bridging the Past and Future 50 Years” at its annual conference June 24-28, in Burlington, Vt.

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6/05/12 (Tue)

In My Barn builds math skills

A new online game developed for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students is now available on MyAmericanFarm.org, the popular agricultural gaming site. “In My Barn” is the first game for a pre-K–K audience on My American Farm.

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6/04/12 (Mon)

Dairy improvements

This week's NDFB Newsline has been posted, and it's all about the improvements dairy farmers have made, and will continue to make, to bring consumers wholesome, yummy dairy products.

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6/01/12 (Fri)

Buick Regal at 162

Eligible Farm Bureau members in North Dakota can receive savings on Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicles they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive...

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5/31/12 (Thu)

June is Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank the hard-working dairy farmers in our state. A few years ago, NDFB's kid correspondent, Adam, had an opportunity to visit a North Dakota dairy farm...

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5/30/12 (Wed)

Project Safe Send dates announced

BISMARCK – Project Safe Send, North Dakota’s annual collection of unusable pesticides, will be conducted at 12 locations in July.

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5/29/12 (Tue)

Responding to Mother Jones

In a blog post last week, Tom Philpott, food and ag blogger for Mother Jones, commented on meeting American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman recently.

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5/25/12 (Fri)

Remembering those who served

North Dakota Farm Bureau extends, on this Memorial Day weekend, our sincere gratitude for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation.

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5/24/12 (Thu)

Cattle feedlot placements drop

Consumers can expect to continue paying relatively high prices for hamburger and steaks, according to USDA’s latest Cattle on Feed report. Placements in feedlots during April of this year were 1.52 million, 15 percent below 2011.

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5/23/12 (Wed)

Gas more expensive without ethanol

Ethanol reduced wholesale gasoline prices by 29 cents per gallon between 2000 and 2011, according to an updated study conducted by Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development.

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5/22/12 (Tue)

Choice Hotels announces summer savings special

Cool deals on hot summer savings are yours at Choice Hotels, just for being a Farm Bureau member.

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5/21/12 (Mon)

What a difference a year makes

A mild winter, and an early spring. It's a welcome change from last year. In this week's NDFB Newsline, we talk with NDFB Vice President Chris Brossart about spring planting progress.

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5/18/12 (Fri)

Engaging the congregation

An editorial by Bob Stallman - Farm Bureau’s brand of advocacy has been a key part of my entire adult life. I first got involved with the organization when I was relatively young and was having problems with the state of Texas over water rights on my farm.

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5/17/12 (Thu)

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

BISMARCK– Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed May 20-26 as Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in North Dakota.

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