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NDFU says ethanol waivers erode demand for corn

NDFU says ethanol waivers erode demand for corn

The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent announcement to grant ethanol production waivers to 31 oil refining companies is another nail in the coffin of family farmers, according to North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne. “This administration has said they...

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FUI helps revive Mott football field

FUI helps revive Mott football field

When the Wildfire take to the gridiron in Mott, N.D., this fall, their field will have a much-needed facelift, thanks to a contribution by Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) and Mott area FUI agent Brad Greff. A new score clock, relocation of the crow’s nest that includes...

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Woodworking with Jim Trana

Woodworking with Jim Trana

Prior to retiring as an automotive mechanic for a local dealership, Jim Trana of Stanley went searching for a hobby. “After 38 years of working on vehicles, I didn’t want to do it (as a hobby),” said Trana, who built a small building in his backyard to work in. “I...

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Customer service key for Schnell

Customer service key for Schnell

Born and raised in Mandan, Ryan Schnell has no intentions of leaving. For him, it’s home. “This is where I wanted to stay — I wasn’t really interested in moving somewhere else,” he said. Outside of a few years at North Dakota State University and a junior college in...

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NDFU applauds MFP payments

NDFU applauds MFP payments

North Dakota Farmers Union welcomed USDA’s release of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payment details. “This is everything Farmers Union has worked on for months,” said NDFU President Mark Watne. “When other groups were telling us payments wouldn’t happen, we stood...

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DOT Issues NDFU Foundation License Plate

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) recently began issuing North Dakota Farmers Union Foundation license plates to interested motorists. The standard plate has a NDFU Foundation logo on it with room for five additional characters. NDFU President Mark...

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