NDFU prevails in corporate farming lawsuit

NDFU prevails in corporate farming lawsuit

(JAMESTOWN, N.D.) — North Dakota Farmers Union has won a lawsuit to uphold the state’s corporate farming law. Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the U.S. District Court for North Dakota handed down a decision Friday to preserve the Depression-era law, saying “the purpose of...
More than 100 North Dakotans on Capitol Hill

More than 100 North Dakotans on Capitol Hill

More than 100 North Dakotans will be in Washington, D.C., this week, meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill and Trump administration officials to draw attention to the farm bill, declining net farm income and the impact trade disruptions are having on family farms....
N.D. duo interns at NDFU restaurants

N.D. duo interns at NDFU restaurants

By Farmers Restaurant Group  Farmers Restaurant Group welcomed two interns this summer ­– Cassidy Neidviecky and Derrick Fox, who made their way to our D.C. restaurants straight from their hospitality studies at North Dakota State College of Science. Partnering with...
FUI, baseball teams join to support donation to GPFB

FUI, baseball teams join to support donation to GPFB

DICKINSON — Blue barrels from Great Plains Food Bank made the rounds throughout western North Dakota this summer, as Farmers Union Insurance worked with three wood-bat league teams to incentivize fans into bringing canned goods to the ballpark. The Badlands Big Sticks...
Trade relief package isn’t a cure-all

Trade relief package isn’t a cure-all

The Trump administration’s announcement this week to distribute more than $6 billion in aid to farmers hurt by trade tariffs is welcome but will not make producers whole, said Mark Watne, president of North Dakota Farmers Union. Half of the $12 billion in funds...