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2/24/10 (Wed)

NDFB Executive VP named to advisory panels

North Dakota Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling, Fargo, has been appointed to two farm-related advisory panels.

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2/23/10 (Tue)

NDFB Foundation receives national award

The North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation is one of 13 organizations nationally to receive an Award of Excellence in the first round of the 2010 Associations Advance America (AAA) Awards.

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2/22/10 (Mon)

N.D. entrant makes YF&R Sweet Sixteen

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.

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2/19/10 (Fri)

Welcome livestock news from the United Nations FAO

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.

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2/19/10 (Fri)

AFBF urges passage of EPA resoluton of disapproval

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.

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2/18/10 (Thu)

AFBF files challenge to EPA's endangerment finding

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.

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2/17/10 (Wed)

Center for Consumer Freedom announces HSUS watchdog project

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).

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2/12/10 (Fri)

First YLC gets thumbs up from students

The first-ever Youth Leadership Conference was held in Minot in late January, in conjunction with the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference.

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2/12/10 (Fri)

Report feral pig sightings to BOAH

Greg Link, assistant chief of wildlife for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said a new state law requires landowners to help the state Board of Animal Health (BOAH)control or eradicate feral swine.

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2/11/10 (Thu)

Young farmers elected to committee

Three young farm families were elected to the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee, during the recently held YF&R Leadership Conference at the Holiday Inn Riverside in Minot, January 29-31.

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2/09/10 (Tue)

NPNHA Meet the Commissioners Meeting

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.

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2/08/10 (Mon)

Check out the Weathering Change Highlights

The YF&R Leadership Conference, held January 29-31 at the Holiday Inn, Riverside, in Minot, was a resounding success with more than 140 people in attendance from across the state.

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2/04/10 (Thu)

Follow calving season on Cows_Life

Mark and Val Wagner of Monango are livestock producers and in an effort to better inform the public about what they do on their farm, they "tweet" about it on Twitter. In addition to Val's tweets on Wagfarms, the Wagner's also take you inside the life of a heifer on their companion Twitter site, Cows_Life.

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2/03/10 (Wed)

Playing it safe is theme of NDFB Week

“Playing it Safe with Farm Safety,” is the theme for this year’s celebration of North Dakota Bureau Week, March 7-13. To help stress the importance of safety with young people, Farm Bureau will be sponsoring a safety placemat contest for children in grades 3-5.

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2/02/10 (Tue)

Entzminger is Cultivation Award winner

Terry Entzminger of Entzminger Dairy near Jamestown was named the 2010 Cultivation Award winner during the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Challenge, held at the YF&R Leadership Conference in Minot, January 29-31.

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