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AFBF demands straight talk from EPA

Farm Bureau organizations and all Americans should demand straight talk from the Environmental Protection Agency about its proposed “waters of the U.S.” rule, according to AFBF General Counsel Ellen Steen.

8/27/14 (Wed)

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What's on my mind: Rail car solutions

In this week's installment of What's on a Farmer's Mind, Tom, a farmer from Verona, talks about an innovative solution to the rail car shortage plaguing agriculture.

8/26/14 (Tue)

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EPA to set up shop in ND

In this week's NDFB Newsline, Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt explains concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to provide its "detectives" with permanent office space with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Bismarck.

8/25/14 (Mon)

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Back to school food safety tips

Children are at a higher risk of contracting foodborne illness because their immune systems are still developing.

8/21/14 (Thu)

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What's on my mind: Swine flu

This week, Sue, a farmer from Shields, shares her thoughts on swine flu and what it means for hog farmers.

8/19/14 (Tue)

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AFBF says EPA violated federal law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release of farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information violates basic tenets of federal law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told a Minnesota federal court late Friday.

8/18/14 (Mon)

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What's on my mind: Property rights

In this week's installment of What's on a Farmer's Mind, Wes, a rancher from Hazen, talks about the erosion of private property rights.

8/13/14 (Wed)

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GEO report: EPA estimates inaccurate

When it comes to analyzing the costs and benefits of its regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency has quite a bit of room for improvement, according to the Government Accountability Office.

8/12/14 (Tue)

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Rupprecht joins NDFB staff

North Dakota Farm Bureau has hired Cole Rupprecht as the organization’s Southeast Field Representative.

8/11/14 (Mon)

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EPA grabs for dry land

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to expand the scope of “navigable waters” subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction was drafted, according to the agency, to reduce uncertainty. And that it does.

8/06/14 (Wed)

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Focus online now posted

The electronic version of Focus, NDFB's bi-monthly publication that goes to all Farm Bureau member families in the state, is now online.

8/01/14 (Fri)

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July prices down

FARGO, ND - Preliminary prices received by farmers for spring wheat for July 2014 averaged $5.93 per bushel, a decrease of 63 cents from the June price according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

7/31/14 (Thu)

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What's on a farmer's mind? Sue and settle

Sue and settle is a practice used by environmental groups to get what they want via federal agencies. Seth, a farmer from Warwick explains more.

7/30/14 (Wed)

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NDFB Newsline: Telling the story of ag

In this week's NDFB Newsline, NDFB Promotion and Education Committee chairman Val Wagner talks about an event designed to share the good story of agriculture.

7/28/14 (Mon)

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What's on a farmer's mind? Telling ag's story!

In this week's What's On a Farmer's Mind audio, Val Wagner talks about how important it is to tell agriculture's story.

7/22/14 (Tue)

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