This winter's snow holds lots of water. Each cubic foot of drifted, piled or compacted snow contains 2 to 3 gallons of water, so actions homeowners take now can minimize future water problems in or around their house, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer and flood expert.
In North Dakota, when the going gets tough, the tough pull together. That was the message North Dakota Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling shared with those attending the Missouri Levee & Drainage District Association meeting in Columbia, Missouri, February 27.
Cassi Jo Schriefer of Golden Valley made the Sweet Sixteen round of the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet. Schreifer was also recently named a finalist in the YF&R Challenge, held during the NDFB YF&R Leadership Conference in Minot.
With all the hits the livestock industry has taken from groups wanting to see its elimination, here is welcome news from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman called on Congress to adopt a resolution of disapproval of the Environmental Protection Agency’s “endangerment finding” and the proposed regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.
The American Farm Bureau Federation recently filed a legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s December finding that greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare.
The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is announcing the launch of www.HumaneWatch.org, a watchdog project dedicated to analyzing the activities of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
North Dakota Farm Bureau is hosting a meeting with county commissioners from the five counties that are included in the Northern Plains National Heritage Area. The meeting will be held on February 11, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Washburn Memorial Building.