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12/16/11 (Fri)

The true spirit of Christmas

They say that charity starts at home. And for nearly 15,000 people in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond, that sentiment was wholeheartedly felt earlier this December as they laid wreaths on graves in Arlington Cemetery.

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12/15/11 (Thu)

NASS reinstates ag estimate programs

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has announced the reinstatement of several estimate programs it recently discontinued.

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12/13/11 (Tue)

New game teaches fact from fairy tale

The popular agricultural gaming site MyAmericanFarm.org just released a new game for students in kindergarten through second grade.

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12/12/11 (Mon)

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What fast food chain will be featuring farmers? What is the Humane Society of the United States doing on the public policy and advocacy front?

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12/09/11 (Fri)

NDFB Scholarships now online

Students pursuing a graduate degree, high school students preparing for college and undergraduates majoring in agriculture should consider applying for North Dakota Farm Bureau scholarships.

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12/08/11 (Thu)

Ag producers should do tax planning

NDSU Extension Farm Economist Ron Haugen says agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year based on the information known at this time.

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12/07/11 (Wed)

Youth Leadership Conference

NDFB's Youth Leadership Conference will be held January 27-28, 2012 in conjunction with the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference...

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12/06/11 (Tue)

AFBF urges House to bite the dust

WASHINGTON, D.C – The American Farm Bureau Federation is urging congressional members to pass H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, when it comes before the full House later this week.

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12/05/11 (Mon)

Oppose Elkhorn Ranch on National Register of Historic Places

The State Historic Preservation Office is accepting public comment on a proposal to place the Theodore Roosevelt Elkhorn Ranch on the National Register of Historic Places. NDFB members adopted policy at the 2009 House of Delegates to oppose any such effort.

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12/02/11 (Fri)

Choice Hotels winter rewards

Stays are twice as rewarding this winter when you register to earn airline miles and Choice Privileges points, or double Choice Privileges points on all stays starting with your first stay with arrival between December 1, 2011 and February 29, 2012.

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12/02/11 (Fri)

AFBF says farm youth labor rule overreaches DOL authority

Responding to proposed child labor regulations, the American Farm Bureau Federation this week filed comments on behalf of more than 70 agricultural organizations in response to a proposal by the Labor Department that would limit youth employment opportunities on farms and ranches.

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12/01/11 (Thu)

Online Focus now posted

A feature story on a father's inspirational journey following his son's heart surgery, North Dakota Farm Bureau 69th Annual Meeting highlights and much more...

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11/30/11 (Wed)

YF&R Leadership Conference agenda features former governor

Former North Dakota Governor and USDA Secretary Ed Schafer will be a keynote speaker at the NDFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference in January.

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11/29/11 (Tue)

Joey Tigges joins NDFB staff

North Dakota Farm Bureau (NDFB) has hired Joey Tigges of Casselton as the organization’s Director of Consumer Education and Public Relations.

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11/28/11 (Mon)

Ag science delivers more value than cents-off coupons

In these challenging economic times, consumers are looking to save money in any way they can. This certainly is true at the grocery store where many customers turn to coupons, advertising circulars and loyalty cards to keep more dollars in their pocket at the checkout line.

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