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North Dakota Farmers Union

NDFU calls for acceleration of MFP payments

North Dakota Farmers Union today called for acceleration of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers impacted by the trade war with China, rather than delay payouts until November and January. “Regardless of an expectation that maybe soybean purchases...

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FUI wins Emmy

Video Arts Studios of Fargo received the 2019 Upper Midwest EmmyⓇ Award for a Farmers Union Insurance Image Campaign at the 20th Anniversary Gala held on Oct. 5 at Mystic Center in Prior Lake, Minn. The campaign included two 30-second spots called “Beat Up Old Cap”...

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High school radio stations get boost from FUI

High school radio stations get boost from FUI

Student-led radio stations KLHS and KLPS – broadcast from inside Linton Public High School in southcentral North Dakota – recently received a financial boost from Farmers Union Insurance that allows for studio expansion. “The sponsorship has allowed us to construct a...

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NDFU weighs in on EPA decision to repeal WOTUS

North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne made the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement to repeal the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which restores pre-2015 regulations for all states while EPA works to finalize a...

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Roger’s ride to D.C.

Roger’s ride to D.C.

ROGER'S RIDE TO D.C. In late 1988 amid the ongoing crisis of high interest rates, farm foreclosures and rapidly decreasing land values, North Dakota Ag Commissioner-elect Sarah Vogel was worried about the short time frame from her election to taking office.With an...

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