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NBB Comments on EPA Camelina Proposal

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) released the following statement Thursday after the EPA published a proposed rule approving camelina oil as a feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2): "Biodiesel's evolving feedstock diversity is one of...

Monsanto launches America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education

The Monsanto Fund is launching America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education to aid rural school districts by providing $10,000 and $25,000 grants in 1,245 counties across 39 states. America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education gives farmers the...

Renewables represent growing share of U.S. energy production

Data from the DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows renewable energy sources continue to grow rapidly while outpacing the growth rates of fossil fuels and nuclear power. According to EIA data for the first nine...

Governors Dalrymple & Perry wager on championship football game

Gov. Jack Dalrymple has made a friendly wager with Texas Gov. Rick Perry on the outcome of Saturday’s NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision title game between North Dakota State University and Sam Houston...

ASA reviews its accomplishments

American Soybean Association (ASA) farmer-leaders reviewed some of the key accomplishments from a year that saw ASA serve soybean farmers by protecting and increasing the market value and opportunities for U.S. soybeans. "ASA members play...

Growers build on trade, biotech successes in the New Year

The National Corn Growers Association's Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team was created in 2010 by the unification of two existing action teams.  Seeing that trade issues facing the corn industry most often involved...

Youth compete in SD Beef Skill-a-thon

South Dakota youth from 10 counties came together to compete in the first annual Beef Skill-a-thon at the Davison County Winter Beef Show Dec. 29 in Mitchell, S.D. Thirty youth tested their knowledge of beef...

NCGA works with state associations to keep candidate views on ag in the spotlight...

The National Corn Growers Association works to help keep farmers informed of candidate views and engaged in the presidential primary process as the race for the Republican nomination continues.  NCGA will continue to update...

Dalrymple travels Western ND to address oil impacts

On Tuesday, Governor Jack Dalrymple traveled highways in western North Dakota, meeting with area officials to receive updates on the region’s needs in addressing the impacts of oil and gas development. He provided local...

USDA announced ND community meetings to build on conversations from ND 2.0 Summit last...

USDA Rural Development announced a series of 12 North Dakota 2.0 community meetings to build on conversations from the successful ND 2.0 Summit held in Bismarck last October. ND 2.0 is an initiative focused...

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