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8/13/14 (Wed)

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.

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8/12/14 (Tue)

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.

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8/11/14 (Mon)

Rupprecht joins NDFB staff

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

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8/06/14 (Wed)

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.

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8/01/14 (Fri)

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.

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7/31/14 (Thu)

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.

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7/30/14 (Wed)

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.

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7/28/14 (Mon)

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.

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7/22/14 (Tue)

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.

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7/21/14 (Mon)

NDFB Newsline: More public ag research needed

Over the last several years, public funding for ag research has dwindled. Writer and consultant Robert Giblin shares why that's not a good thing in this week's NDFB Newsline.

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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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