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FUI, baseball teams join to support donation to GPFB

FUI, baseball teams join to support donation to GPFB

DICKINSON — Blue barrels from Great Plains Food Bank made the rounds throughout western North Dakota this summer, as Farmers Union Insurance worked with three wood-bat league teams to incentivize fans into bringing canned goods to the ballpark. The Badlands Big Sticks...

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Trade relief package isn’t a cure-all

Trade relief package isn’t a cure-all

The Trump administration’s announcement this week to distribute more than $6 billion in aid to farmers hurt by trade tariffs is welcome but will not make producers whole, said Mark Watne, president of North Dakota Farmers Union. Half of the $12 billion in funds...

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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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