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Look to ag mediation, 2-1-1 for help

Look to ag mediation, 2-1-1 for help

Family farmers and ranchers feeling daily economic and psychological pressures aren’t out of options. That’s the message of Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring as well as FirstLink Executive Director Cindy Miller. “Sometimes, they just no longer have the ability to...

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LEGISLATIVE SESSION: Corporate farming law challenged

BISMARCK —  January 3 marked the first day of the North Dakota Legislative Session.  Gov. Doug Burgum gave his State of the State speech.  In mentioning agriculture, the state’s largest economic driver, he said, “Our farmers and ranchers can compete with anyone,...

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NDFU calls on President Trump to honor commitment

NDFU calls on President Trump to honor commitment

The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent position that it lacks the authority to allow year-round sale of E15, or reinstate ethanol blending requirements that were lost after the administration granted ethanol production waivers to oil refineries, has farmers...

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Watne issues statement on farm bill passage

Watne issues statement on farm bill passage

North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne issued the following statement today after President Trump signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more commonly known as the 2018 Farm Bill: “We applaud our congressional delegation and the bipartisan work of...

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Special orders of business adopted by NDFU members

Special orders of business adopted by NDFU members

More than 600 North Dakota Farmers Union members participated in the organization’s 92nd annual state convention Dec. 14-15 in Bismarck. A mix of educational speakers, remarks from North Dakota congressional leaders who will be sworn into the 116th Congress, unveiling...

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NDFU members call for second trade relief payment

NDFU members call for second trade relief payment

Hundreds of North Dakota Farmers Union members in attendance at the organization’s 92nd state convention called on the Trump administration and USDA to immediately distribute more than $6 billion in aid designated to farmers hurt by the trade war with China. “The...

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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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