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Congressional delegation to address NDFU members

Congressional delegation to address NDFU members

The state’s congressional delegation will be addressing some 800-expected North Dakota Farmers Union members at the organization’s state convention, Dec. 14-15, in Bismarck. Senator-elect Kevin Cramer and Representative-elect Kelly Armstrong are expected to speak on...

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NDFU state convention set for Dec. 14-15

NDFU state convention set for Dec. 14-15

The state’s largest farm organization will kick off its 92nd annualstate convention in Bismarck on Friday, Dec. 14, at the Bismarck Event Center. Highlighting the mix of educational speakers, entertainment and policy debate will be the unveiling of a Family Farms...

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NDFU to hold Regional Officer Trainings

North Dakota Farmers Union is holding Regional Officer Trainings in January and early February to help educate Farmers Union county officers on their organization. “We’ll be doing a lot of training on running a meeting, talking a lot about recruitment and what kind of...

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The Origins of ‘Family Farm’

The Origins of ‘Family Farm’

North Dakota Farmers Union’s new children’s book, “Our Family Farm,” features two pages that lay out how grain goes from an elevator to dinner plates in other countries. Author-illustrator Dana Sullivan knows the pages well — he struggled with them right away. “That...

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One year with the food truck

One year with the food truck

Over a year ago, North Dakota Farmers Union purchased a tractor-trailer to haul food from family farms directly to its restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area.  Since then, the truck has made 13 trips to the restaurants, hauling wheat, grits, corn meal, sugar and...

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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...

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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...

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