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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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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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