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Raising awareness with Farmer’s Share meal

Raising awareness with Farmer’s Share meal

The hog farmer receives only 70 cents for every pound of bacon with a retail cost of $5.63. The dairy farmer receives only $1.39 for a gallon of milk costing $4.49. The wheat farmer receives only 13 cents for every $3.49 spent on bread. The rancher receives only $1.93...

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Emergency aid to farmers welcomed

Emergency aid to farmers welcomed

North Dakota Farmers Union welcomed the Trump administration’s announcement today of $12 billion in emergency aid to farmers affected by recently imposed trade tariffs. The relief plan will include direct assistance, a food purchase and distribution program, and a...

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2018 Rally for Agriculture

WEST FARGO — Farming near the small community of Hope, N.D., Randy Richards is knee-deep in the problems hampering agriculture. As a farmer and board member of a local bank, Richards knows he experiences the same issues that many of his neighbors do — being asset rich...

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WILD SPOTLIGHT: Tracey Miller

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Tracey Miller

“We always think the grass is greener on the other side. That’s not true. It is green where you water it.” The words of Tracey Miller, who has always been a member of NDFU, getting involved in the first grade. “My brother, who’s four years older than me, went to the...

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Berger named Farmers Union Insurance agent of the year

Berger named Farmers Union Insurance agent of the year

Early on, Dave Berger may have had some lean years in the insurance industry, but the hard-working agent from Mandan has a bright future. Berger, who started selling insurance in 1992, helped his father reopen their business in 1995 and it wasn’t easy. “It was a...

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Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

When farmer Jerry Stroklund of rural Minot learned from a neighbor that he may not own the land underneath the trees in front of his farmhouse, he didn’t believe him. After all, Stroklund planted those trees 66 feet from the road, an extra 33 feet than required by...

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