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AFBF backs bills repealing form 1099 requirements

American Farm Bureau supports two bills that have been introduced in the Senate to repeal IRS Form 1099 reporting requirements that were passed as part of health care reform legislation.

2/02/11 (Wed)

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Bills introduced in Congress to halt greenhouse regs

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) introduced legislation that would strip the federal government of authority under any existing law to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Sen. John Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) reintroduced legislation from the last Congress that would suspend Environmental Protection Agency regulation of GHG emissions from stationary sources for two years.

2/01/11 (Tue)

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Contact your senator on wildlife depredation bill

North Dakota Farm Bureau is supporting SB 2227 as a high priority issue. Depredation by deer is a serious problem for livestock producers. The problem is compounded during heavy snowfall years like the one we are experiencing this year.

1/31/11 (Mon)

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Ratify trade agreements, create jobs

An editorial by John Hart -- For more than 100 years, members of Congress sat divided by party at the annual State of the Union address. But this year, as a symbol of civility, many Republicans and Democrats broke with tradition and chose to sit together in what was known as “date night.” Lawmakers wanted to demonstrate to their constituents that they were willing to work together to do the nation’s business.

1/28/11 (Fri)

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Finalists named in YF&R Challenge

Four young farmers 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 Mandan, January 21-23.

1/27/11 (Thu)

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Congratulations, Olsons!

Kirk and Heidi Olson of Arnegard were named the 2011 Cultivation Award winners during the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Leadership Conference at the Seven Seas in Mandan, January 21-23.

1/26/11 (Wed)

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As close to pesticide-free as you can get

A second comprehensive, statewide survey has found only minimal amounts of pesticides in North Dakota rivers. “The 2010 surface water monitoring program shows North Dakota’s rivers and streams have minimal pesticide contamination – just trace amounts of nine commonly used products,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who released the survey Monday.

1/24/11 (Mon)

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Don't do the crime if you can't pay the fine

Farmers and ranchers often have to spend time and money cleaning up their property after other people throw their garbage on the farmer’s property. Game refuges and recreation areas have the same problem.

1/21/11 (Fri)

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YF&R Leadership Conference starts Friday

The North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference gets underway on Friday and promises to be an educational and fun experience for everyone who attends.

1/20/11 (Thu)

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New and improved My American Farm

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture launched its new and enhanced version of “MyAmericanFarm.org,” a free online interactive gaming platform, that focuses on third- through fifth-grade students. The new version offers more agriculture-related games and activities for kids coupled with additional educator resources.

1/18/11 (Tue)

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Legislature to hear Heritage Area bill

The Senate Agriculture Committee will hear public testimony on a bill that would prohibit state funding from being used to match federal dollars without the approval of the state legislature for the Northern Plains National Heritage Area. The hearing is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. The session is set for the Roosevelt Park Room at the State Capitol.

1/17/11 (Mon)

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Today's amazing farms

An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - What a difference the right adjective makes. Put the modifier “family” in front of “farm” and the words mean more than just a farm that is family owned-and-operated. “Family farm” evokes warm, nostalgic feelings with farmers and non-farmers alike. You can just picture yourself as a child running across a farmyard to a big white house because mother is ringing the dinner bell.

1/14/11 (Fri)

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Delegates urge congressional oversight of EPA

Asserting that the Environmental Protection Agency is “implementing an aggressive regulatory program that burdens the nation’s farmers and ranchers,” delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting urged Congress to “pursue vigorous oversight” of the agency.

1/13/11 (Thu)

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The Big Freeze

A group of North Dakotans headed to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 92nd American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting last week. Some of them are still trying to make it home due to the big freeze that hit the area on Sunday morning and pretty much closed down the city.

1/12/11 (Wed)

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Free logos, free marketing strategies and a whole lot more

If you haven't checked out North Dakota Farm Bureau's member benefits page lately, you should. We have a variety of savings opportunities for you. Everything from free logos on Lands' End clothing to a free year's subscription to DTN Six Factors Marketing Strategies.

1/07/11 (Fri)

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