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11/03/10 (Wed)

N.D. Legacy Committee issues Measure One statement

BISMARCK, ND – In yesterday’s statewide election voters passed Measure 1, which establishes a North Dakota Legacy Fund.

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11/02/10 (Tue)

Happy 121st!

North Dakota is 121 years young today! Celebrate the day by voting for the candidates of your choice!

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11/01/10 (Mon)

A tale of two farmers

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.

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10/29/10 (Fri)

New virtual farm video posted

North Dakota Farm Bureau Kid Correspondent, Adam, takes us to Wald Dairy in south-central North Dakota to visit with a young man who helps on his parents' dairy farm.

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10/28/10 (Thu)

New issue of Ag Mag goes color, features corn

North Dakota Ag Mag, the widely used teaching tool that provides information about agriculture to thousands of North Dakota students, has a new look.

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10/27/10 (Wed)

AFBF asks Senate to oppose federal water control bill

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.

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10/26/10 (Tue)

District 5 and 6 resolution meetings postponed

The District 5 and District 6 resolutions meetings, scheduled for this evening and tomorrow morning, have been rescheduled.

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10/25/10 (Mon)

Potatoes-only diet raises spud value awareness

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.

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10/22/10 (Fri)

USDA helps farmers meet oil spill rules

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture for authorizing up to $3 million to help farmers comply with new regulatory requirements designed to prevent and mitigate on-farm fuel and oil spills.

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10/21/10 (Thu)

The benefit is in the membership

It's that time of year. Folks are renewing their memberships in North Dakota Farm Bureau. Being a Farm Bureau members has lots of benefits, in addition to insurance through Nodak Mutual.

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10/20/10 (Wed)

Have you checked out our Measure pages?

North Dakota Farm Bureau has taken positions on Measure One and Measure Two on the general ballot. We encourage you to learn more about these two measures before you go to the polls.

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10/18/10 (Mon)

Farmers need lots of tools

An editorial by Dal Grooms - Farmers know it’s important to keep more than one tool in the toolbox. A variety of tools provide farmers the ability to make lasting repairs that keep equipment working during crucial deadlines of planting or harvest.

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10/14/10 (Thu)

EPA extends some oil spill plan deadlines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised a Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) deadline that affects farms and other facilities.

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10/13/10 (Wed)

Regulatory overreach: The dose makes the poison

An editorial by John Hart - A 16th century physician who came to be known as Paracelsus is quoted as saying, “All substances are poisons; there is none which is not a poison. The right dose differentiates a poison from a remedy.”

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10/12/10 (Tue)

One good reason to vote NO on Measure Two

There are actually several good reasons why North Dakotans should vote NO on Measure Two in November. But if you take the time to watch this video interview with high fence hunting owner Dwight Grosz, you'll understand what an uniformed vote can do.

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