The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serivce is proposing a Dakota Grassland Area in North Dakota. This is a conservation easement program that would pay willing landowners to enroll their land in a conservation easement to protect waterfowl and other wildlife species in the Great Plains.
Save the Chesapeake from hazy science, says American Farm Bureau Federation Director of Media Relations Tracy Grondine. For people who live on the East Coast, the Chesapeake Bay has come to mean something more than beauty, great fishing and a diversity of other various forms of agriculture, like wild rice. It has come to signify politics-as-usual and hazy science.
There is no doubt about it. Farm and ranch families perform a lot of dirty, tough jobs in the process of providing food and fiber for their fellow Americans. But, the big question is—Can they compete with show host and narrator Mike Rowe, who will be the keynote speaker at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2011 Annual Meeting, Jan. 10, in Atlanta? We will soon find out.
American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman said today it was time to put death taxes to rest. In a press conference with other agriculture organizations at the National Press Club, Stallman said the estate tax is especially damaging to farm families.
The Northern Plains Heritage Foundation (NPHF) announces that it will conduct three public input meetings November 29-December 1, in Morton, Oliver and Mercer counties to provide information about the Northern Plains National Heritage Area and take comments on the development of goals and objectives for the investment of federal matching funds in the area.