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10/04/11 (Tue)

Call them farmers

There is a lot of jargon in agriculture. We call farmers "producers." We call agriculture an "industry." Read an editorial by AFBF's Cyndie Sirekis that touches on a few things that might be good for us all to think about in our quest to spread the word about our industr...oops! We mean, spead the word about farming...

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10/03/11 (Mon)

My American Farm memory game

My American Farm continues to roll out fun and challenging ag-related games for kids of all ages. The newest is a memory game for kids in kindergarten through second grade. Learn more...

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9/30/11 (Fri)

NDFB to participate in enviro and tech forum

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will lead federal officials on an environmental and technology tour and conduct two community forums, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6-7.

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9/30/11 (Fri)

NDFB announces newest member benefit

Eligible Farm Bureau members in North Dakota can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease.

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9/29/11 (Thu)

Dave Barry and Hawaii for the AFBF annual meeting

Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist Dave Barry will deliver the keynote address at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd annual meeting, Jan. 9, 2012, in Honolulu.

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9/28/11 (Wed)

Take a virtual farm tour

Visit a farm from your own computer. Take a virtual farm tour with some of our farmers from across the state.

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9/27/11 (Tue)

YF&R is growing tomorrow's leaders

Since the beginning, North Dakota Farm Bureau understood its responsibilities toward young people.

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9/26/11 (Mon)

County annual meetings

County Farm Bureau annual meetings are going on throughout the state now and through early November. To find out where yours will be held or has been held, check out our link. Learn more...

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9/23/11 (Fri)

Consumers have little or no knowledge of modern farming and ranching

A staggering 72 percent surveyed know nothing or very little about farming and ranching. Still, 70 percent said their purchase decisions are affected by how food is grown and raised, while 72 percent say they think about the topic when purchasing groceries. Those are the results of a survey conducted by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. Learn more...

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9/22/11 (Thu)

Follow the latest ag news on NDFB

If you don't do "Twitter" or you do "tweet," but would still like the latest ag info in one convenient spot, consider following the ND Farm Bureau Daily.

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9/21/11 (Wed)

Corn losses due to frost could top $180 million in N.D.

The freezing temperatures recorded last week have put an end to the corn-growing season in most of North Dakota, according to North Dakota State University Extension.

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9/20/11 (Tue)

The Food Dialogues

On September 22, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance will be holding four town hall meetings to discuss food issues.

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9/19/11 (Mon)

It's Farm Safety and Health Week

National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 18-24. And the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, part of the National Farm Medicine Center and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, has published a second edition of “Agritourism Health and Safety Guidelines for Children.”

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9/15/11 (Thu)

Have you purchased your raffle tickets yet?

The Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee is once again sponsoring an outstanding raffle. You have until the NDFB annual meeting in November to purchase a chance at one of several outstanding prizes.

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9/13/11 (Tue)

New legislation aims to prevent EPA regs on farm dust

WASHINGTON, D.C.—New legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating naturally occurring farm dust is welcome news for the nation's farmers and ranchers, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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