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NDFU opens seventh restaurant

NDFU opens seventh restaurant

Reston, Va., is the site of North Dakota Farmers Union’s seventh farmer-owned restaurant that opens its doors today in partnership with Agraria LLC members and the Farmers Restaurant Group. Founding Farmers Reston is located at Reston Station on D.C.’s Metro subway...

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NDLA hosts day at hog facility

NDLA hosts day at hog facility

The N.D. Livestock Alliance coordinated a media day on March 8 at the new hog finishing facility at Fairview Colony near LaMoure. The Hutterite facility is permitted for 6,000 finishing hogs in two 103-by-252-foot buildings with an 8-foot concrete pit located under...

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Iversons honored again

Iversons honored again

The awards are piling up for Jon and Carissa Iverson. The farm family from Langdon recently received an award from the National Wheat Foundation for its wheat yield in a five-acre patch in 2017. Their Croplan 3530 variety of spring wheat yielded 97.57 bushels per...

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Grow-to-Lead travels to Peru

Grow-to-Lead travels to Peru

In late January 2018, the leadership program Grow to Lead finished its program by traveling to Peru. Grow to Lead is a two-year commitment with three events and finishes with an international trip. The group, consisting of 25 NDFU new leaders from all over the state,...

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Bruners part of farm bill campaign

Bruners part of farm bill campaign

With the farm bill on the minds of agricultural producers, National Farmers Union teamed with its state divisions on a digital campaign aimed at improving awareness and education. The campaign includes a website (2018farmbill.org), animated short videos, weekly...

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WATNE: NDFU promotes ‘fair’ trade

I am going to make a statement that certainly “cannot” be challenged. Trade is extremely complicated and has potential repercussions that impact our whole economy. Furthermore, anyone who believes free trade is possible is only kidding themselves. It is interesting...

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Farmers undermined by RFS waivers

Family farmers and the Renewable Fuel Standard took a hit on Tuesday, as the Environmental Protection Agency exempted one of the nation’s largest oil refining companies from complying with the biofuels regulation. Hardship waivers were granted to three Andeavor...

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URGENT: Tell President Trump to stand up for RFS

URGENT: Tell President Trump to stand up for RFS

National Farmers Union issued the following Action Alert today: The White House is meeting with oil and biofuel companies on Monday, March 12, to end a debate between the two industries about the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The outcome of the meeting has some...

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