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Farmers Union breaks ground on new camp facility

Farmers Union breaks ground on new camp facility

N­orth Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) broke ground today on a new youth camp facility that will be built on 19 acres of land at the Jamestown Reservoir. NDFU President Mark Watne said the new facility will allow the organization to expand its camping program. “It’s going...

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NDFU applauds launch of second round of farm assistance

NDFU applauds launch of second round of farm assistance

North Dakota Farmers Union applauded today’s announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture that a second round of farm aid will provide $14 billion to producers who have experienced market disruptions caused by COVID-19. Sign up for the Coronavirus Food...

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WATNE: Farmers need market reform

The commodity harvest for grains and oilseeds is happening in North Dakota. It’s the time of year when we celebrate our hard work and hope to reap the benefits of a good harvest. Sadly, we are facing low commodity prices across the board that will limit profitability...

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WATNE: NDFU works hard for all producers

Where’s the beef? This question originated from a Wendy’s commercial that was trendy a number of years ago. Consumers should be asking this same question now. Because ranchers have plenty of cattle to sell but consumers are unable to find meat in the store, and why is...

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Farmers Union to build new youth camp facility

Farmers Union to build new youth camp facility

N­orth Dakota Farmers Union announced today it will break ground this fall on a new youth camp facility on 19 acres of land at the Jamestown Reservoir. “The location and topography are perfect for what we need to have a presence in the eastern part of the state for...

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Farmers Union Insurance makes community donations

Farmers Union Insurance makes community donations

Farmers Union Insurance (FUI) and its partner, National General Insurance, recently made extra donations to nonprofit organizations in a number of communities the companies serve. “We know there is an immediate need on the ground to support nonprofit organizations...

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Farmers Union calls for livestock reform

Farmers Union calls for livestock reform

Farmers Union leaders from across the state adopted a series of policy priorities today to address market challenges North Dakota cattle producers face in today’s heavily concentrated beef industry. An ad hoc livestock committee of active cattle producers developed...

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