Partnership with W.W. Grainger, Inc. has again proved valuable for Farm Bureau members. Since Dec. 1, 2009 Farm Bureau members have saved an estimated $309,757 by purchasing items from http://www.grainger.com, about 24 percent less than the items would have cost in the Grainger catalog.
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, will be the featured speaker at the North Dakota Farm Bureau annual meeting, scheduled for November 19-21, at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Norquist will speak at the Saturday (Nov. 20) annual banquet.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says producers with more than 10,000 gallons of fuel and/or oil in above-ground storage may be eligible for up to $12,500 in assistance to bring their facilities into compliance with federal regulations.
BISMARCK, ND – In yesterday’s statewide election voters passed Measure 1, which establishes a North Dakota Legacy Fund.
An editorial by Craig Fata - There’s a guy in Illinois who’s a farmer. He farms 5,000 acres of corn and soybeans over several areas. He is responsible for all of the business decisions for the operation, including which varieties to plant, when to sell what he harvests and for how much. His tractors and combines are huge machines. They are equipped with laptop computers and the latest GPS technology.
Farmers and ranchers would face burdensome federal regulatory control if provisions of a restrictive Senate water bill make it through the “lame duck” session of Congress, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Chris Voigt, executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission, is three weeks into a “potatoes-only” diet to remind consumers about the nutritional value of the potato. “I want to show the world that the potato is so healthy, that you could live off them alone for an extended period of time, without any negative impact to your health,” Voight wrote on the 20 Potatoes a Day website.