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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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2/07/12 (Tue)

NDFB encourages comments on labor regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor announced it will re-propose rule changes on the “parental exemption” as it relates to the child labor regulations for agriculture.

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2/06/12 (Mon)

NDFB opposes using oil tax revenue for conservation

North Dakota Farm Bureau has taken action to oppose a proposed constitutional ballot measure to create a special fund for wildlife and conservation programs. The action was taken by the NDFB Board of Directors during its recent meeting in Fargo.

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2/03/12 (Fri)

The hype cycle

An editorial by Lynne Finnerty - Ever heard of the hype cycle Created by Internet consulting firm Gartner, Inc., the theory goes like this. New technology goes through a cycle, including a “technology trigger” phase, in which it generates excitement and press coverage; a “peak of inflated expectations” phase, in which the hype leads to unrealistic expectations...

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2/02/12 (Thu)

Focus online now posted

The February-March edition of Focus, North Dakota Farm Bureau's official publication, edited by Joey Tigges, is posted.

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2/01/12 (Wed)

New YF&R Committee members elected

Two young farm families were elected to the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee, during the YF&R Leadership Conference at the Holiday Inn Fargo, January 27-29.

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1/31/12 (Tue)

Final four named in YF&R Challenge

Four young people from around the state were named the finalists in the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Challenge, held at the YF&R Leadership Conference in Fargo, January 27-29.

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1/30/12 (Mon)

Campaign management seminar coming in April

Are you considering a run for political office in North Dakota? If so, consider attending North Dakota Farm Bureau's Campaign Management Seminar in April.

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1/27/12 (Fri)

YF&R Leadership Conference is underway

The 2012 YF&R Leadership Conference is underway at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. There will be tweets and Facebook posts and much more throughout the event, so watch the hastage #ndyfr12 on Twitter...

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1/25/12 (Wed)

Egg legislation replaces science with politics

The American Farm Bureau Federation strongly criticized a bill pushed by the Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers to implement an agreement they reached to replace decades of science-based animal care practices with strict government control.

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1/24/12 (Tue)

NDFB at the KMOT Ag Expo

North Dakota Farm Bureau will be at the KMOT Ag Expo in Minot, January 25-27, educating consumers young and old on the importance of agriculture and the petition to safeguard farming and ranching practices in the North Dakota Constitution.

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1/23/12 (Mon)

What we learned from RRFN today....

If anyone doubted that the Humane Society of the United States would be moving operations into North Dakota, think again. The Red River Farm Network reported in its latest newsletter...

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1/20/12 (Fri)

Hear on the farm

We're looking for farmers to participate in a University of Michigan hearing study. And you could make a little money doing it, too.

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1/19/12 (Thu)

Learn about farming and ranching here

Want to meet a farmer? Go to our virtual farm tour page and you can meet several.

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