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5/07/12 (Mon)

Farm Mom Lessons

An editorial by Cyndie Sirekis - This is the month that we celebrate Mother's Day. Going beyond the holiday's commercial aspects, it may be one of the few days during the year when moms are able to bask in the full attention of their offspring, at least for a few hours.

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5/07/12 (Mon)

Farm Bureau attends wetland delineation meeting

Michael Martin, Dickey County Farm Bureau President, represented North Dakota Farm Bureau at a wetlands delineation meeting held recently in Fargo by Senator John Hoeven.

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5/03/12 (Thu)

Rabies on the increase in N.D.

BISMARCK – Citing a significant increase in rabies cases, North Dakota animal health officials are urging pet owners to make sure their animals are vaccinated against the disease.

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5/02/12 (Wed)

AFBF outlines transportation report priorities

As House and Senate conferees prepare to conference on a surface transportation bill, the American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter Tuesday strongly urging them to include several priority provisions in the final conference report.

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5/01/12 (Tue)

New bill would preserve Clean Water Act

The American Farm Bureau Federation this week asked members of Congress to support H.R. 4965, a bill that would preserve existing U.S. water rights and responsibilities to the Clean Water Act.

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4/30/12 (Mon)

NDFB supports farm safety education

North Dakota Farm Bureau supports the decision by the Department of Labor to withdraw proposed child labor rules as they pertain to agriculture and instead focus on farm safety education...

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4/27/12 (Fri)

Child labor proposal withdrawn

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman made the following statement regarding the withdrawal of the overreaching child labor proposal: “The Labor Department’s notification today that it is withdrawing proposed rules that would have prevented many young people from working in agriculture is the right decision for our nation’s family-based agriculture system..."

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4/25/12 (Wed)

Grainger saves FB members, well, a bunch!

Last year, Farm Bureau members across the nation saved more than $7.6 million through the special Grainger discount for Farm Bureau members.

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4/24/12 (Tue)

Three farmers talking

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, of which American Farm Bureau Federation is a member, recently posted a video with three Indiana farmers asking them questions about everything from farming methods to common misperceptions...

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4/24/12 (Tue)

BSE statement from AFBF President

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2012— “American beef and dairy products are safe. The safeguards our government has in place to detect any incidence of this disease are clearly working. The report of a cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, discovered during the pre-rendering process, is proof that our detection system works.

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4/23/12 (Mon)

Have you heard the latest Val and Pal?

Why do they do that? If you aren't a farmer, you might wonder why farmers and ranchers do some of the things they do. We want to help you understand by giving you the answers straight from a farmers' mouth! Listen to Val and Pal on the radio every Monday morning between 7:30 and 8 a.m.

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4/20/12 (Fri)

Produce and protect

American farmers are growing more and feeding more people with each passing decade. And they are doing it on fewer acres, with improvements to our environment.

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4/19/12 (Thu)

Modern agriculture: More, with less

Think "big ag" is destroying our environment? Check out this graphic. It reveals just how much more farmers and ranchers are doing with less.

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4/18/12 (Wed)

As we approach Earth Day

Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day. In commemoration of the day, we thought we'd share some of the ways that farmers and ranchers are making our Earth a better place to live by doing more with less...

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4/17/12 (Tue)

Food prices settling down

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Marketbasket Survey for the first quarter of 2012 shows retail prices were up about 7 percent from last year at this time and from last quarter. However, the news is not all bad said John Anderson, an AFBF economist.

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