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4/27/15 (Mon)

AFBF appeals flawed privacy decision

WASHINGTON, D.C., — The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful.

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4/24/15 (Fri)

FLP at NDRA conference

NDFB staff member and Food, Land and People coordinator Jill Vigesaa is at the North Dakota Reading Association Conference in Minot.

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4/23/15 (Thu)

AFBF hails Trade Promotion vote

WASHINGTON, D.C., - The American Farm Bureau Federation today applauded the Senate Committee on Finance for its approval of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015.

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4/22/15 (Wed)

Earth Day 2015

Don't believe every day is Earth Day to farmers and ranchers? NDFB asked farmers to share on a postcard why they farm. We noticed a theme...

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4/21/15 (Tue)

Grainger specials from now until June 30

In the market for welding equipment or a great chain saw? Grainger is running specials for Farm Bureau members!

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4/20/15 (Mon)

Earth Day is Wednesday

NDFB President Doyle Johannes talks about what Earth Day means to him in this week's NDFB Newsline.

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4/16/15 (Thu)

AFBF endorses bill to sink WOTUS rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Farm Bureau Federation asked Congress to pass legislation ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the controversial “Waters of the United States” proposal.

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4/16/15 (Thu)

U.S House passes death tax repeal

North Dakota Farm Bureau applauds the House passage of a death tax repeal bill. Congressman Kevin Cramer was a co-sponsor of H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015.

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4/15/15 (Wed)

An essay on ag and sustainability

A Virginia high school student penned an essay on agriculture and sustainability. And it won a national competition. Check it out by clicking through.

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4/13/15 (Mon)

Politics not science in endangered species listings

In this week's NDFB Newsline, NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt talks about the endangered species listings that are more about politics than science.

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4/08/15 (Wed)

Food, Land and People classes posted

Educators! Are you ready to breathe some new life into your classroom? Then a Food, Land & People workshop is for you!

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4/07/15 (Tue)

New tractors in Case benefit

Case IH unveiled three new tractor lines during this season’s farm show circuit and all of them are eligible for the Case IH Farm Bureau member benefit.

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4/02/15 (Thu)

N.D. stuck in EPA WOTUS spin

Farmers in North Dakota will be in big trouble if EPA has its way on WOTUS. Read AFBF President Bob Stallman's special editorial by clicking on the headline.

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4/01/15 (Wed)

Cramer questions NRCS use of DU contract employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer sent a letter to National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller questioning his department’s use of Ducks Unlimited (DU) staff as field biologists.

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3/31/15 (Tue)

House committee chairs request EPA document

Three House Committee chairs requested documents from EPA to determine if the agency weighed the impacts of proposed WOTUS rules on farmers and ranchers.

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