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5/30/14 (Fri)

NDSU releases pest management app

Three North Dakota State University Extension Service publications are available on one app for smartphone and tablet users.

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5/30/14 (Fri)

June-July Focus now online

The June-July online version of NDFB's official publication, Focus, is posted.

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5/29/14 (Thu)

Why they belong

We've added a new page to our About section that features short video testimonials of North Dakota Farm Bureau members explaining why they belong to the organization.

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5/28/14 (Wed)

Ask a farmer: Why do farmers dock lambs' tails

In this week's Ask a farmer audio, John, a farmer from Kidder County answers the question, "Why do farmers dock lambs' tails?"

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5/28/14 (Wed)

Noted economist says EPA water rule flawed

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Water Act rule is rife with errors, lacks transparency and would greatly expand strict federal control over land that was previously not regulated by the federal government, according to a report by economist and University of California-Berkley faculty member Dr. David Sunding.

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5/27/14 (Tue)

What's true and not true about food?

NDFB Director of Leadership Development Joey Tigges talks about some of the food misconceptions she heard at a recent women's health conference in Fargo.

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5/25/14 (Sun)

Remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

Memorial Day has been proclaimed a day of prayer.

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5/23/14 (Fri)

That's Enough, EPA

Our friends at Missouri Farm Bureau produced a video parody That's Enough (parody of Let It Go from the Disney movie Frozen).

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5/22/14 (Thu)

Science only basis for resolving trade issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The ability to expand trade opportunities is vital to America’s farmers and ranchers, but using scientific standards as the basis to address barriers erected by trade partners also warrants action, according to a cattle rancher from Colorado.

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5/21/14 (Wed)

Ask a farmer: Local budgets

In our continuing "Ask a farmer" audio series, Kirk, a farmer from McKenzie County, explains why farmers have concerns about local budgets.

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5/20/14 (Tue)

Choice Hotels summer savings

NDFB member benefit provider Choice Hotels has announced a summer savings special.

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5/19/14 (Mon)

Ag careers workshop coming soon

Exploring Ag Careers is a new, free workshop that will help educators, career advisors and administrators learn more about all the agriculture-related career opportunities available.

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5/16/14 (Fri)

EPA Waters analysis all wet

The Environmental Protection Agency claims it is not broadening jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act in its proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule.

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5/14/14 (Wed)

Ask a farmer: Big equipment

Why do farmers use such big equipment? It's a question that you may have asked yourself at one time or another, as you are following that piece of machinery down the road!

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5/12/14 (Mon)

An Appropriations Top 10

It’s time once again for Congress to decide how the government is going to spend its — meaning your — money. Wondering what that really means for farming and agriculture? Click through for the top 10 things you should know.

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