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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Last week of session?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Last week of session?

Monday, April 24 is Legislative Day 74. The Senate Majority Leader announced last week that it is his intention to be done with the Legislative Session on Tuesday, May 2, but the House Leader has not disclosed his intentions. The Legislative Assembly has six days left...

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Legislature tackling budget bills

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Legislature tackling budget bills

Conference committees continued this week, with budget bills beginning to be worked on between the House and Senate. These bills usually take the most time and are typically the last bills to be voted on. An end date for the Legislative Session is not known at this...

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Where are we at?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Where are we at?

This week will be an intense week for the North Dakota Legislature. In order to finish their work with a few days to spare, legislators will be working long hours. For example on Tuesday, both the House and the Senate will not convene but will instead meet in their...

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WILD SPOTLIGHT: Arlene Walch

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Arlene Walch

Arlene Walch from Hettinger, N.D., is a newly elected member of the Adams County board. Arlene was elected to the board as a director at their county convention in November, along with her neighbor and friend, Rhonda Knutson. Adams County has a very unique board. Out...

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NDFU visits D.C. on fly-in

NDFU visits D.C. on fly-in

The 2018 farm bill, trade agreements, and vomitoxin in wheat and barley were the primary focus of a mini legislative fly-in to Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26-28. The 12-member delegation met with U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials, CHS lobbyists, North Dakota’s...

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NDFU hosts training session

NDFU hosts training session

North Dakota Farmers Union combined a Board of Govenors meeting with county officer training Feb. 21-23 at the Radisson in Bismarck. The first day was held in conjunction with North Dakota United and AFL-CIO on how best to organize when an effort is needed to gather...

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More ND delegates to go to convention next year

More ND delegates to go to convention next year

Among the numerous changes during the 115th annual National Farmers Union Convention in San Diego was shifting the number of members that delegates represent at the national convention. North Dakota Farmers Union sent 22 delegates to the national convention to help...

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Check out the April edition of the Union Farmer

Check out the April edition of the Union Farmer

It was a busy month for North Dakota Farmers Union! Read about the Board of Governors and county officer training, the national convention, the fly-in and former president Alan Bergman's induction into the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame. It's inside the April...

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