BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed May 22-28 as North Dakota Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, urging North Dakotans to learn what they can do to prevent the introduction of an insect that could devastate the state’s tree population.
Bismarck, N.D. – Tax Commissioner Cory Fong today released the newly updated North Dakota Income Tax Withholding Rates and Instructions and updated Individual Income Tax Withholding Tables.
an editorial by Stewart Truelsen - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the nation’s first county Farm Bureau in Broome County, N.Y. Farm Bureau and the Cooperative Extension Service grew side-by-side in the early years of the last century. Along with farm mechanization and rural electrification, they had a transformational effect on American agriculture.
North Dakota Farm Bureau is one of several sponsors of the Red River Farm Network's (RRFN) Washington Watch program from Washington, D.C. In this week's FarmNetNews, RRFN features interviews with several D.C. dignitaries, including Congressman Rick Berg:
BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced that the state will open a response and recovery center in Devils Lake on Friday, May 6. The center will assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in assessing the extent of flood damages to rural residences and other property. The center also will provide information and assist people as they cope with the challenges of lake flooding.
Testifying before two congressional committees, American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Barry Bushue said the process for crop protection registration is “hopelessly broken.”
This week members of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources committees will be asking questions about rules on pesticide use, particularly when they deal with the Endangered Species Act. Tyler Wegmeyer, American Farm Bureau Federation regulatory specialist, says redundant rules make life hard for farmers, but don’t help preserve endangered species.