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11/15/11 (Tue)

NDFB President explains decision not to run

Eric Aasmundstad remembers exactly where he was when he decided to run for North Dakota Farm Bureau President.

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11/14/11 (Mon)

Countdown to Meeting the Challenge

The 69th NDFB annual meeting begins on Friday, November 18, and will be held at the Grand International in Minot. The theme for this year's event is Meeting the Challenge.

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11/10/11 (Thu)

In honor of our veterans

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple is encouraging North Dakotans to observe Veterans Day, November 11, by honoring the contributions of veterans and those currently serving at home and abroad through ceremonies and patriotic activities, and by displaying the American and North Dakota flags.

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11/09/11 (Wed)

Tight stocks, strong demand for corn

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. corn market continues to be characterized by tight stocks and strong demand as farmers wrap up this year’s harvest and look to next year’s crop, according to economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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11/08/11 (Tue)

AFBF backs Senate Clean Water amendment

Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) are preparing to introduce an amendment to the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations “Minibus” to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from finalizing the “Draft Guidance on Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act” or from fast-tracking a regulation based on the draft guidance.

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11/07/11 (Mon)

NDFB President interviewed by Fox Business

North Dakota Farm Bureau President Eric Aasmundstad talked to Charles Payne of Fox Business this afternoon about the petition drive to safeguard farming and ranching in North Dakota.

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11/04/11 (Fri)

Made in the USA

We may not question buying a pair of pants made in Lesotho, but are we as equally accepting of food imported from other countries? Former AFBF staff member Stewart Truelsen makes a point about food "Made in the USA" in this editorial...

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11/02/11 (Wed)

Petition drive gets noticed

The petition drive to safeguard farming and ranching in North Dakota's Constitution has become big news since the Associated Press story by Blake Nicholson hit the papers and online world.

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11/01/11 (Tue)

Educators sign up for online FLP

"It’s easy to do the lessons because there is so much to pick from. The hard part is deciding what not to do,” says an educator from Bismarck. If you are an educator, looking for a course you can use with your students during the school year, look no further...

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10/31/11 (Mon)

Different countries, similar challenges

Believe it or not, farmers in the United States and Germany are facing similar difficulties. What are they? Read more in an editorial by Tracy Grondine of the American Farm Bureau Federation...

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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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