From President Mark Watne

North Dakota Farmers Union

WATNE: NDFU inclusive of all family farmers

March is typically the month for the National Farmers Union convention. This is a time when all states send delegates to develop policies that NFU will support in the upcoming year for family farms, ranches, cooperatives and rural communities. Every year, I am amazed...

WATNE: Be proud of your family farm

No surprise here. USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released an economic bulletin on family farms that shows we account for 99 percent of all farms and generated 89 percent of production in 2015. The farm typology, or classification, developed by ERS...