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North Dakota Measure 1 - Say NO to Corporate Farming

As corporate farming laws come under renewed and aggressive attacks, it is important to remember that for 100 years Great Plains states have battled against corporate farming. As we face the next 100 years we will need the wisdom of North Dakotans to regain control of our farm and ranch systems, and they have a major opportunity to begin the process of regaining that control on June 14 by voting no on Measure 1 and repealing SB 2351.

Lock in Your Legacy

Through years of deliberate donations in support of the Center for Rural Affairs, many of you have built your legacy by associating your name with creating a bright and vibrant future for rural America. 

In the last year, Congress has passed two laws to make it easier than ever for you to lock in your legacy. Doing so will ensure your contributions continue to make a difference for our children, our children’s children, and beyond. 

Time to Say Farewell

Good times, bad times, happy times, sad times ... and now, time to say farewell! Today (May 20) marks my last day in the Center for Rural Affairs office as the Senior Policy Associate.

I had the pleasure of working with the Center for Rural Affairs for the past 15 years. I started as an intern, fresh out of college as a non-traditional student.

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