The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture will release its enhanced version of “My American Farm,” an interactive online educational program, at the American Farm Bureau’s annual meeting next week. Curtis Miller, the foundation’s director of education, talks about the new gaming platform.
The cows go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah... The cows go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah... The cows go marching one by one, the little cow stops for farming fun... And they all go marching down… to the barn...to get out, of the field …BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!
The deadline to enter AFBF’s “Farm/Ranch Families Work” video contest is Wednesday, Dec. 29. The contest was announced Dec. 7, as a way for farm and ranch families to showcase some of the tough jobs they perform in the process of providing food and fiber for their fellow Americans.
BISMARCK, ND – The United States Census Bureau released the agency’s 2010 decennial count of population for the nation and each state. The actual count, which took place early in 2010, shows the population as of April 1, 2010. The results show North Dakota’s population grew by 30,391 people over the April 1, 2000 population count of 642,200. The new 2010 official state population is 672,591.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to accelerate the acquisition of wetland and grassland habitat in the Prairie Pothole Region, including North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana.
At 6 a.m. on December 24, the NDFB website will be down for a planned server upgrade. We expect the outage to last just a few hours, but because of changes that need to propagate the Internet, some services could take up to 72 hours to complete. We ask for your patience as we make this change.
WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2010 – The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the House voted in favor of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, which passed the Senate earlier this week.
Merry Christmas! DTN and The Progressive Farmer have a couple of special savings offers for North Dakota Farm Bureau members.
A diverse group of agricultural organizations are voicing their opposition to controversial legislation that would substantially change the Clean Water Act by expanding the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority. In a letter to members of the Senate, the groups were critical of “an 11th-hour effort” to include the controversial bill S. 1816, The Chesapeake Clean Water and Ecosystem Restoration Act, in the potential Lands, Waters and Wildlife omnibus legislation.