WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2013) – The National Grange announced its support of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Bowman v. Monsanto case, regarding the sale and usage of self-replicating products such as Monsanto’s genetically modified soybeans. The case began when Vernon Hugh Bowman, an Indiana soybean farmer, used replicated soybean seeds to create eight successive crops. Monsanto … [Read More...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2013) – The National Grange filed an amicus brief Monday in opposition to the estate tax and a recent court decision in which defendants were ordered to pay more in inheritance taxes than what the inherited property was worth. United States v. MacIntyre, heard by the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, has presented the question: Does the law permit the … [Read More...]
It's Grange Month! It's that time of year when you open your doors to showcase what it is that makes the Grange so important to your community! National Grange President Ed Luttrell invites you all to participate and wishes your Grange and your community the best! … [Read More...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday the National Grange sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture along with 228 partner groups in an effort to protect the integrity of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) for meat products. The Grange was one of many farm, rural, faith, consumer and environmental organizations from 45 states that contributed in the delivery of this important … [Read More...]
Celebrating the Responsibility of Citizenship!
Fly-In attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet with their elected representatives in Congress and their staff to discuss the issues facing our nation today.
In preparation for these meetings, experts from all over Washington will brief Grangers on relevant issues that are having an impact on the Grange, rural America and local communities all over the country. Issues include:
- 2013 Farm Bill & what it means for American agriculture
- Reform of the United States Postal Service
- Broadband expansion & the obstacles it faces in 2013
Attending Grangers will also be treated to a luncheon at the historical Press Club. Founded in 1908, The National Press Club has hosted a multitude of leaders in government, politics, business, music, art, and sports. Also known as “the Place Where News Happens,” the Press Club and its over 3,500 members are dedicated to the improvement of journalism all over the world. Join us as we visit this most historic landmark.
Come let your voice and the voice of your local communities be heard in your nation’s capital. Together we can advocate for a stronger rural America and show Washington the Grange’s dedication to our American Values. Hometown Roots.
CLICK HERE FOR THE REGISTRATION FORM AND HOTEL INFORMATION. Please Register Today!
February 28, 2013 By admin
The Exemplification of the 1873 Degrees
Time: 10:30 A.M.-
Oliver H. Kelley Farm
15788 Kelley Farm Road
Elk River, Minnesota 55330
$6 (for ages 6 through 99)
$15 (for non-Grange members – includes Kelley Farm fee)
This event is rain or shine.
Free parking at the Kelley Farm.
Bring a picnic or visit our food vendors.
Purchase tickets online now through July 1st
The Oliver H. Kelley Farm is located in Elk River, Minnesota, 50 minutes from the Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport (MSP). Travel to your hotel and the Kelley Farm are most convenient by rental car, available at the airport.
The National Grange has secured blocks of rooms at special rates.
Please book your room directly with the hotel of your choice.
All rooms are first come, first served.
|Cambria Suites Maple Grove||Sleep Inn & Suites|
|9655 Grove Circle N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Rate: $109 plus 10.275% tax per night
Cut off date: June 28th
|20930 So. Diamond Lake Road
Rogers, MN 55374
Rate: $119 plus 7.275% tax per night
Cut off date: May 12th