COIVD-19 relief package contains $13 billion for farmers

COIVD-19 relief package contains $13 billion for farmers

Yesterday evening’s congressional passage of $900 billion in COVID-19 relief aid includes $13 billion for American farmers and ranchers. “We pushed hard for additional support for farmers and ranchers impacted by market disruptions and we’re glad that funding was...
Watne reelected NDFU president in virtual convention

Watne reelected NDFU president in virtual convention

Mark Watne of Velva was reelected to an eighth year as North Dakota Farmers Union president at the organization’s 94th annual state convention, broadcast virtually from Jamestown on Friday, Dec. 11, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his message to delegates, Watne...

NDFU weighs in on Vilsack nomination for Sec. of Ag

North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne made the following statement today on President-elect Joe Biden’s expected nomination of Tom Vilsack for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “Family farmers and ranchers have a great leader in their corner in Tom Vilsack....