The American Farm Bureau Federation supports legislation introduced on March 3 in both the House and the Senate that would preempt regulation of greenhouse gases by the Environmental Protection Agency based on climate change considerations.
The latest survey of participants in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers program shows that America’s young farmers and ranchers are an optimistic lot. Results of the 19th annual YF&R survey reveal that 87 percent of those surveyed are more optimistic about farming and ranching than they were five years ago.
The American Farm Bureau Federation today urged House members to save farmers and ranchers the needless time and expense of complicated paperwork requirements associated with Form 1099 information reporting. By passing H.R. 4, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011, Congress can end the requirement.
An editorial by Cyndie Sirekis - As winter departs and spring blooms across the country, Farm Bureaus are making safety a top priority through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program. As a part of ASAP, March 6-12 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week.
Grainger, which offers North Dakota Farm Bureau members an outstanding discount, is urging folks to be prepared for power outages.
Senate Bill 2362 was heard Thursday morning in the Senate Natural Resources Committee. The bill would allow perpetual conservation easements to be acquired in North Dakota. The bill is sponsored by Senators Triplett, Taylor, and Erbele along with Representatives Keiser and Schmidt. North Dakota Farm Bureau opposed this bill along with the Stockman’s Association and several individual citizens.