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6/17/14 (Tue)

Ask a farmer: Why use horses to herd cattle?

In this week's Ask a farmer segment, Chris, a rancher from Stark County, explains why some ranchers use horses to herd cattle instead of ATVs.

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6/16/14 (Mon)

New York City in December

In this week's NDFB Newsline, Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling talks about the Farm Bureau-sponsored trip to New York City in December.

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6/13/14 (Fri)

FB supports passage of House tax act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to restore and make permanent a tax deduction for equipment and property investments made by small businesses including farming operations.

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6/13/14 (Fri)

Observe Flag Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple is calling on North Dakotans to observe Flag Day, Saturday, June 14, by displaying the American flag and honoring those who have served and sacrificed in defense of this great nation.

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6/12/14 (Thu)

State lifts requirements on intrastate movement of swine

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s state veterinarian says requirements for in-state movement of swine have been discontinued.

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6/11/14 (Wed)

Stallman tells Congress: Stop EPA overreach

WASHINGTON, D.C., — The EPA’s proposal to regulate everyday farming practices isn’t just impractical; it’s illegal, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman told the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment this morning.

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6/10/14 (Tue)

Comment period on EPA rule extended

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman released a statement about the comment period extension for a proposed clean water rule.

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6/10/14 (Tue)

Ask a farmer: Why give antibiotics to dairy cows?

In this week's Ask a Farmer spot, Chuck, a dairy farmer from Logan County explains why farmers give antibiotics to dairy cows.

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6/09/14 (Mon)

VOTE

NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt is urging folks to get out and vote.

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6/05/14 (Thu)

Ditch the rule on WOYM

NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt was featured on the What's On Your Mind radio program this morning to talk about EPA's proposed rule relating to waters of the U.S.

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6/05/14 (Thu)

AFBF issues wheat biotech statement

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman released a statement today regarding biotechnology in wheat.

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6/04/14 (Wed)

Cut regulations, stimulate the economy

The Competitive Enterprise Institute estimates the annual cost of government regulations to be about $1.8 trillion. On a household basis, regulations cost more than every budget item except housing.

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6/03/14 (Tue)

Office Depot savings for June

We just posted a new savings flier for Office Depot. Farm Bureau members can save up to 76%!

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6/03/14 (Tue)

Ask a farmer: Why plant GMOs when they might not be safe?

In this week's Ask a Farmer segment, Carl, a farmer from Cass County, talks about why farmers plant GMOs.

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6/02/14 (Mon)

EPA's greenhouse gas plan harmful to economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest greenhouse gas proposal will harm the nation’s economy, rural communities and America’s farm and ranch families if implemented, the American Farm Bureau Federation said.

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