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3/03/14 (Mon)

Ag and energy face same regulatory issues

NDFB District 6 Director Daryl Lies of Douglas talks about last week's visit from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and how agriculture and energy often face the same regulatory issues.

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2/27/14 (Thu)

National tax reform proposal introduced

American Farm Bureau says a tax reform proposal by Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) is important to the tax reform process.

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2/26/14 (Wed)

Ask a farmer

As part of North Dakota Farm Bureau's sponsorship of What's On Your Mind, we are encouraging people to submit their questions about why farmers do what they do.

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2/20/14 (Thu)

Census of ag stats for N.D.

FARGO – Preliminary data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture shows the average number of farms in North Dakota during 2012 was 30,961, down 3 percent from the 2007 Census of Agriculture.

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2/19/14 (Wed)

Stored grain poses danger

Anyone working around grain bins needs to be aware of the dangers of stored grain, North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang warns.

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2/18/14 (Tue)

YF&R Committee members elected

Three young agriculture enthusiasts were elected to the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee, during the recently held NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference at the Holiday Inn Minot, January 31-February 2.

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2/17/14 (Mon)

Free Meat Monday in March

North Dakota Farm Bureau Week is coming in March and the organization is sponsoring a Free Meat Monday recipe contest drawing, among other things.

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2/14/14 (Fri)

Give your teen the ultimate Valentine's gift

Sign them up for one of NDFB's Route 1000 safe driving classes, coming in March.

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2/13/14 (Thu)

DOL statement by AFBF

Regarding DOL’s Withdrawal of Family-Farming Guidance - “The Department of Labor’s decision to withdraw enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s small farm grain bin guidance is a positive step forward for agriculture.

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2/13/14 (Thu)

Collegiate FB competes at national conference

Two North Dakota Collegiate Farm Bureau representatives competed in the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet in Virginia Beach recently.

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2/11/14 (Tue)

Ask a farmer

If you have ever wondered why farmers use so many high-tech gizmos, or genetically modified seeds, or even why they leave crops in the field to die over the winter, ASK US and we'll get a real farmer to answer it for you.

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2/10/14 (Mon)

Areas of Interest not good for property rights

NDFB Director of Public Policy Pete Hanebutt talks about the North Dakota Industrial Commission's Areas of Interest proposal in this week's NDFB Newsline.

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2/07/14 (Fri)

Discussion Meet finalists named

Four young people from around the state were named the finalists in the North Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet, held at the NDFB Farm and Ranch Conference in Minot, January 31-February 2.

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2/05/14 (Wed)

Focus now posted

The online version of North Dakota Farm Bureau's official publication, Focus, is now posted.

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2/04/14 (Tue)

OSHA overreach on grain bins must end

WASHINGTON, D.C., — A guidance memo produced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on grain bins and grain storage should be withdrawn because it provides authority for enforcement activities on small farms that are exempt under law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress today.

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