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‘Our Family Farm’ children’s book published

‘Our Family Farm’ children’s book published

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) has released a children’s book, Our Family Farm, to tell the story of family farm agriculture. “It’s one of many tools we’re using to educate the public about the importance of family farm agriculture to our state and nation,” said...

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Farmers Union Insurance helps fund suicide hotline

Farmers Union Insurance helps fund suicide hotline

FirstLink, which maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for the state of North Dakota, announced today that Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) has donated $20,000 to help the nonprofit continue its services to North Dakotans who are at risk of suicide....

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NDFU launches Vote Family Farm initiative

NDFU launches Vote Family Farm initiative

The state’s largest farm organization announced today that it has launched a Vote Family Farm initiative to educate voters on critical ag issues and the candidates who support family farm agriculture. “Family farming is essential to our state’s economy and...

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Long-range impact of trade war will run deep

Long-range impact of trade war will run deep

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) President Mark Watne today called on the Trump administration to address the long-range impact on rural America of the ongoing trade war. “There is no ‘short-term pain’ in a trade war. Wars are made up of battles. The effects of this...

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Dakota Agronomy Partners a model of success for co-ops

Dakota Agronomy Partners a model of success for co-ops

  MINOT ­— The world of agronomy is filled with peaks and valleys, and when planting is finished, it slows way down. But when the growing season is in full swing, farmers need fertilizer. They line up with semis, hoping it’s a quick process. “It’s fast-paced, and...

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NDFU prevails in corporate farming lawsuit

NDFU prevails in corporate farming lawsuit

(JAMESTOWN, N.D.) — North Dakota Farmers Union has won a lawsuit to uphold the state’s corporate farming law. Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the U.S. District Court for North Dakota handed down a decision Friday to preserve the Depression-era law, saying “the purpose of...

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More than 100 North Dakotans on Capitol Hill

More than 100 North Dakotans on Capitol Hill

More than 100 North Dakotans will be in Washington, D.C., this week, meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill and Trump administration officials to draw attention to the farm bill, declining net farm income and the impact trade disruptions are having on family farms....

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