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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...

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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....

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WATNE: NDFU announces virtual convention

In a normal (non-COVID) year, we would be talking about “meeting” season. The staff, board and I would be looking forward with excitement to seeing members at state convention. But not this year. This virus has disrupted our lives more than most of us ever imagined...

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