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WILD SPOTLIGHT: Tracey Miller

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Tracey Miller

“We always think the grass is greener on the other side. That’s not true. It is green where you water it.” The words of Tracey Miller, who has always been a member of NDFU, getting involved in the first grade. “My brother, who’s four years older than me, went to the...

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Berger named Farmers Union Insurance agent of the year

Berger named Farmers Union Insurance agent of the year

Early on, Dave Berger may have had some lean years in the insurance industry, but the hard-working agent from Mandan has a bright future. Berger, who started selling insurance in 1992, helped his father reopen their business in 1995 and it wasn’t easy. “It was a...

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Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

When farmer Jerry Stroklund of rural Minot learned from a neighbor that he may not own the land underneath the trees in front of his farmhouse, he didn’t believe him. After all, Stroklund planted those trees 66 feet from the road, an extra 33 feet than required by...

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Watne speaks in Moscow

Watne speaks in Moscow

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) President Mark Watne returned from Moscow, Russia, this week after speaking at a general assembly gathering of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO). He presented information on U.S. multi-peril crop insurance, and shared ideas on...

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WILD SPOTLIGHT: Patti Patrie

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Patti Patrie

Patti Patrie of Bowdon is a natural born community leader.  Patti has been involved in North Dakota Farmers Union since 1998 after attending a Farmers Union women’s conference in Minnesota where Heidi Heitkamp motivated the attendees to advocate for agriculture and be...

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