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10/28/11 (Fri)

Participate in the Thanksgiving survey

American Farm Bureau Federation needs a few shopping volunteers!

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10/27/11 (Thu)

Have you purchased YOUR raffle tickets yet?

We don't want to send you into panic mode or anything, but you have less than a month to purchase your YF&R raffle tickets!

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10/26/11 (Wed)

Miss America supports farmers and ranchers

Every day is Food Day to America's farmers and ranchers, says Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan.

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10/25/11 (Tue)

House bill prevents EPA dust regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 25, 2011—The American Farm Bureau Federation is urging members of the House to support a bill that would exclude from federal regulation dust that occurs naturally in the course of normal farming activities.

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10/24/11 (Mon)

AFBF announces summer internships

American Farm Bureau Federation has announced it has several summer internships available.

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10/21/11 (Fri)

Anti-Modern Ag Day?

A self-styled food "watchdog" group is sponsoring Food Day on Monday, October 24. The group's attack on modern agriculture practices could just as easily prompt us to call it Anti-Modern Ag Day...

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10/20/11 (Thu)

New western N.D. Route 1000 classes posted

We've posted a couple of additional Route 1000 classes to the website. If you have a teen driver, it could pay to check out the class near you and sign you and your teen up!

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10/19/11 (Wed)

Fun way to clear up misconceptions early

There is an animated cartoon on a kids' network in which a bull has an udder. While this may seem like an "udderly" ridiculous notion to a rancher...

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10/18/11 (Tue)

N.D. Feeding Families

The effort to get a North Dakota constitutional amendment on the ballot has a website.

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10/18/11 (Tue)

Ag Commissioner says EPA dust decision welcome

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said a declaration by federal officials that no plans are underway to regulate dust from agricultural operations is welcome news for North Dakota farmers and ranchers. But he doesn't think the issue is dead, either.

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10/17/11 (Mon)

Young farmer shares farm life through blog

Val Wagner is a familiar face in Farm Bureau circles. She and her husband, Mark, have been on the NDFB Young Farmer & Rancher Committee, active in Farm Bureau in Dickey County and have also served as representatives on the American Farm Bureau Federation YF&R Committee. But...

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10/14/11 (Fri)

Beware the dire predictions

Stewart Truelsen takes the "expert" dire prediction scenerio and sets it on its ear...

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10/13/11 (Thu)

Governor urges EPA to drop haze plan takeover

BISMARCK, ND. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today urged the Environmental Protection Agency to drop its plan to take over the state’s authority to regulate air quality...

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10/12/11 (Wed)

AFBF tells Congress technical fixes need rigorous testing

The American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress today that the Federal Communmications Commission and Lightsquared must complete comprehensive and rigorous testing on all proposed technical fixes to ensure there is no interference between broadband and GPS signals...

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10/11/11 (Tue)

The state of rural America

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service released its Rural America at a Glance for 2011...

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