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5/04/11 (Wed)

AFBF testifies that crop protection registration is hopelessly broken

Testifying before two congressional committees, American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Barry Bushue said the process for crop protection registration is “hopelessly broken.”

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5/03/11 (Tue)

Redundant rules make life hard for farmers

This week members of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources committees will be asking questions about rules on pesticide use, particularly when they deal with the Endangered Species Act. Tyler Wegmeyer, American Farm Bureau Federation regulatory specialist, says redundant rules make life hard for farmers, but don’t help preserve endangered species.

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5/02/11 (Mon)

Lands' End special May 3-6

Lands' End Business Outfitters is offering $2 logos, May 3-6 on Lands' End labeled products.

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4/29/11 (Fri)

Spending, tax reductions, highlight 62nd N.D. Legislative Assembly

The 62nd Legislative Assembly has concluded with record-breaking spending levels and significant tax reductions. As one legislator has been quoted as saying, “We have to decide how much to spend, how much to save and how much to return to the taxpayers.”

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4/28/11 (Thu)

New Clean Water Act proposal threatens farmers

The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released proposed Clean Water Act rules on Wednesday that would give the federal government control over an expanding amount of private farm and ranch ground.

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4/27/11 (Wed)

Kidder County FB holds safety day

Kidder County Farm Bureau has been holding a spring safety day for students in the county since….well, actually, no one is quite sure.

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4/26/11 (Tue)

Like us on Facebook

If you haven't taken the opportunity to "like" North Dakota Farm Bureau's page on Facebook, we invite you to do so!

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4/25/11 (Mon)

How consumers are coping with rising food prices

The results from a new poll released by the Center for Food Integrity indicates consumers are coping with the rising cost of food by changing their shopping behaviors.

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4/21/11 (Thu)

Facts, not fear, should determine hydraulic fracturing regs

North Dakota Farm Bureau said the state is in the best position to regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing at a Bureau of Land Management public hearing in Bismarck on April 20.

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4/20/11 (Wed)

Friday is the last day

Friday is the last day for the My American Farm Challenge. Help North Dakota Farm Bureau win an ag literacy display by...

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4/19/11 (Tue)

AFBF statement on Clean Water Act guidance

Yesterday, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman issued the following statement in regard to congressional opposition to Clean Water Act "guidance:"

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4/18/11 (Mon)

Friday is Earth Day

The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970, and is often credited for launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and other environmental laws soon followed the first Earth Day 41 years ago.

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4/15/11 (Fri)

NDFB adds fbapparel to list of benefits

Gone are the days of searching through dog-eared catalogues or trying to make sense of complicated product websites. You don’t have time to waste, so fbapparel does the work for you!

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4/15/11 (Fri)

NDFB Safety Picture Contest winner named

A third-grader from Bismarck is the winner of North Dakota Farm Bureau’s 2011 safety picture contest.

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4/14/11 (Thu)

Federal government spending per person

Dr. Bob Young, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s chief economist, provides an interesting and useful breakdown of the federal budget, taxes and the deficit in the April issue of AFBF’s Crop Market Update. According to Young, the federal government spends $11,475 for every man, woman and child in the United States.

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