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Delegates pick Sombke president, Soren VP of SD Farmers Union

February 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WATERTOWN (AP) Farmers from the Conde and Lake Preston areas have been elected to lead the South Dakota Farmers Union.
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Farmers Union starts work on new building

October 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HURON (AP) The South Dakota Farmers Union says it has broken ground on a new 8,400 square foot state office building.
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SD Farmers Union donates money to Feeding America

March 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HURON South Dakota Farmers Union members have contributed more than $11,200 to Feeding America, a nonprofit hunger relief organization.
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Farmers Union Insurance, in cooperation with the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, is offering $25,000 in scholarships to eligible high school seniors in South Dakota.

January 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Farmers Union Insurance, in cooperation with the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, is offering $25,000 in scholarships to eligible high school seniors in South Dakota. Continue Reading

Farmers Union group to meet in Wagner Saturday

January 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WAGNER District 1 Farmers Union meeting will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Boom’s Café, Wagner. Continue Reading

SD Farmers Union board appoints interim director

December 5, 2011 in The Daily Republic

HURON (AP) The South Dakota Farmers Union has named an interim director for its south central district to serve on the state board. Continue Reading

Farmers Union meeting planned Saturday in Scotland

November 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SCOTLAND The District 1 Farmers Union meeting will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Main Hideout, Scotland.
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Robert Carlson and Doug Sombke, Bismarck, column: Let’s bring wireless broadband to farms

October 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The duties of a farmer or rancher don’t often take place inside buildings. They take place out on the land.
Wireless broadband gives farmers and ranchers the chance to remotely monitor conditions of fields and pastures or control valves and gates. Continue Reading

Carlson is new WFO leader

September 14, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Back in May when Robert Carlson announced he would not seek re-election as president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, he said he wasn’t ready to retire completely but it was time for a change. Tuesday, with his election as president of the World Farmers Organization, he found a new challenge.
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Carlson standing down as N.D. Farmers Union pres

May 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The president of the North Dakota Farmers Union says he won’t run for re-election this fall. Continue Reading