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7/17/14 (Thu)

Farm Bureau decodes water rule proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The American Farm Bureau Federation released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest clean water rule.

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7/16/14 (Wed)

What's on a farmer's mind? Healthy crops!

In this week's What's on a farmer's mind? audio, Chris, a farmer from Wolford talks about the work that goes into keeping crops healthy as they grow.

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7/14/14 (Mon)

NDFB launches new member benefit

Starting today, North Dakota Farm Bureau members can save an extra 5% on cell phones and service with their North Dakota Bureau membership.

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7/11/14 (Fri)

House passes permanent bonus depreciation

The House today passed, 258 to 160, H.R. 4718, a bill to make 50 percent bonus depreciation permanent and to expand the deduction to vines and trees that bear fruits and nuts. Farm Bureau supported passage.

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7/10/14 (Thu)

AFBF's Pat Wolff explains tax implications

Wednesday's What's On Your Mind broadcast featured American Farm Bureau Federation's Senior Director of Congressional Relations, Patricia Wolff, talking about detrimental tax code changes impacting farmers.

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7/09/14 (Wed)

EPA's proposed rule is what's on this farmer's mind

Chad, a farmer from Hurdsfield, talks about why the EPA's proposed rule regarding Waters of the U.S. is on his mind.

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7/07/14 (Mon)

Doing what they love

In this week's NDFB Newsline, three Farm Bureau families talk about doing what they love: Farming and ranching.

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7/03/14 (Thu)

Celebrating the U.S. of Agriculture

How will you mark this Fourth of July? Family barbecue, apple pie, fireworks?

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7/02/14 (Wed)

Polaris is newest member benefit

North Dakota Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that a new FB Member Advantage! program with Polaris Industries Inc., is available to eligible members, effective immediately.

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7/01/14 (Tue)

What's on a farmer's mind?

NDFB launched a new one-minute feature during our Tuesday sponsorship of the What's On Your Mind? radio call-in program. It's called What's on a Farmer's Mind?

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6/30/14 (Mon)

Habitat already provided

In this week's NDFB Newsline, Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt says duck populations are up, and farmers do a great job providing habitat. So why do we need a constitutional measure to preserve wildlife habitat?

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6/27/14 (Fri)

EPA greenhouse gas regs hit snag

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency, regarding a challenge to EPA regulations applying Clean Air Act permitting requirements to stationary sources of greenhouse gases.

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6/26/14 (Thu)

Behind the parody

Have you ever been asked to do something and before you could think about it you said yes? My husband and I were in that position recently.

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6/25/14 (Wed)

Ask a farmer: Why work off the farm too?

In this week's installment of Ask a Farmer, Dana, a young farmer from Enderlin, explains why so many farmers have jobs off the farm too.

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6/24/14 (Tue)

Rail service must publicly file plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) will begin requiring Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and BNSF Railway to publicly file their plans to resolve backlogs of grain cars and provide weekly status updates, Congressman Kevin Cramer announced.

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