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4/08/10 (Thu)

NDFB receives safety grant from Alliance Pipeline

North Dakota Farm Bureau has been awarded a safety grant for $5,000 to assist in Progressive Ag Safety Days, to be held throughout the state this spring and summer.

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4/07/10 (Wed)

Print your prescription card on this site

Farm Bureau members can save an average of 30% on prescription drugs through the Prescription Discount Program. You can print your card for free from this website.

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4/06/10 (Tue)

Young farmers take social media reins

Farmers and ranchers who are actively involved in social media have launched the AgChat Foundation with a mission to empower farmers and ranchers to connect communities through social media platforms.

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4/01/10 (Thu)

Ag Dept. urges cattle producers to verify livestock by age and source

BISMARCK —Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says cattle producers can better take advantage of a growing export market for U.S. beef by enrolling in an age and source verification program.

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4/01/10 (Thu)

Message from the President

North Dakota Farm Bureau President Eric Aasmundstad's editorial, What we believe, featured in our bi-monthly publication, Focus, is also posted on this website. To read the entire editorial click here.

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3/31/10 (Wed)

Minnkota Power Coop to hold transmission meetings

Minnkota Power Cooperative has scheduled a number of landowner meetings regarding the Center to Grand Forks transmission line. The purpose of the meetings will be to provide updated information on the project and to discuss proposed route options with impacted landowners.

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3/31/10 (Wed)

AFBF calls on Congress to nullify EPA's greenhouse gas scheme

Now is the time for Congress to nullify greenhouse gas permit requirements that were announced this week by the Environmental Protection Agency. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, efforts under way in Congress and legal challenges undertaken by state governments are offering corrective paths to undo a very real disaster headed toward farm and ranch families.

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3/30/10 (Tue)

Proposals sought for Ag in the Classroom programs

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the Agriculture in the Classroom Council want ideas for helping young people understand the importance of agriculture, both in North Dakota and in their own lives.

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3/29/10 (Mon)

Living Ag Classroom

The Fargo Living Ag Classroom is held each spring at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. The event reaches out to over 1,800, fourth-grade students in an eight county area in North Dakota and Minnesota.

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3/29/10 (Mon)

AFBF launches legal affairs website

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s legal department has launched a new “Legal Affairs” section of AFBF’s Voice of Agriculture Web site. The purpose of the new section is to give Farm Bureau members a better sense of the legal involvement of AFBF through its legal advocacy program.

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3/26/10 (Fri)

Did You Know?

North Dakota Farm Bureau has a Twitter page and a Facebook fan page, and you can see a sample of what we put on those sites by checking out our Get Involved page.

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3/25/10 (Thu)

AFBF files suit against Corps of Engineers in CWA case

The American Farm Bureau Federation has filed an action against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for what the organization calls another example of regulatory overreach. The suit, filed by AFBF and the U.S. Sugar Corporation in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., takes the Corps to task for non-compliance with its own rules regarding prior converted croplands.

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3/24/10 (Wed)

Health insurance costs concern FB

The American Farm Bureau Federation continues to study the massive 2,000-page health care law that was signed by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Patricia Wolff, AFBF health care specialist, notes a major Farm Bureau concern is increased health insurance costs.

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3/23/10 (Tue)

Educator workshop fee waived for first 100 registrants

Educators who are among the first 100 to sign up for a Project Food, Land and People (FLP) workshop this summer will have their $40 registration fee waived.

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3/22/10 (Mon)

NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau co-sponsors event

North Dakota Farm Bureau's NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau is co-sponsoring NDSU Ag Day with two must-attend events being held on the campus today and tomorrow.

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