Watne says trade war has skewed market signals

Watne says trade war has skewed market signals

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) President Mark Watne released the following statement in response to recent remarks by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the Trump administration has no plans to extend trade war aid to farmers in 2019, the December...
Family Farms chopper to be revealed

Family Farms chopper to be revealed

The unveiling of a Family Farms chopper, designed and built by Paul Teutul, Jr., of Paul Jr. Designs, will take center stage at the North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) state convention on Friday, Dec. 14, in Bismarck. The creation of the motorcycle and its reveal will...
‘Our Family Farm’ children’s book published

‘Our Family Farm’ children’s book published

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) has released a children’s book, Our Family Farm, to tell the story of family farm agriculture. “It’s one of many tools we’re using to educate the public about the importance of family farm agriculture to our state and nation,” said...
Farmers Union Insurance helps fund suicide hotline

Farmers Union Insurance helps fund suicide hotline

FirstLink, which maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for the state of North Dakota, announced today that Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) has donated $20,000 to help the nonprofit continue its services to North Dakotans who are at risk of suicide....
NDFU launches Vote Family Farm initiative

NDFU launches Vote Family Farm initiative

The state’s largest farm organization announced today that it has launched a Vote Family Farm initiative to educate voters on critical ag issues and the candidates who support family farm agriculture. “Family farming is essential to our state’s economy and...
Long-range impact of trade war will run deep

Long-range impact of trade war will run deep

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) President Mark Watne today called on the Trump administration to address the long-range impact on rural America of the ongoing trade war. “There is no ‘short-term pain’ in a trade war. Wars are made up of battles. The effects of this...