North Dakota farmers are making it difficult for outsiders to tell them how to farm. On Tuesday, the majority voted for the right to farm to become a permanent part of the state’s constitution. The amendment gives farmers the right to engage in modern agriculture and bars laws limiting their right “to employ agricultural technology, modern livestock production and ranching practices.” The North Dakota Farm Bureau pushed to have the amendment put on the ballot after the Humane Society of the United States attempted to abolish fenced hunting preserves in the state. Read more (Associated Press).
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