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  • 3/24/2015 3:54:50 PM
    Farm Bureau Member to Senate Ag Committee: Water Rule Goes Too Far
    A proposal to massively expand the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) powers under the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) should focus on finding common sense solutions to clean water, not give the federal government blanket authority for regulating all waters everywhere, according to testimony offered by Morrill County Farm Bureau President Jeff Metz before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, March 24.
  • 3/11/2015 4:33:40 PM
    Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Failure of Ag Land Valuation Bill to Advance
    “Words cannot describe our extreme disappoint in the Revenue Committee’s decision to not advance legislation to lower the value of agricultural land for tax purposes.”
  • 2/12/2015 2:09:36 PM
    Livestock farmers seeking to expand or start new livestock operations and the county officials tasked with approving them would both benefit from changes to the local permitting process as proposed in legislation introduced by Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse. Livestock farmers and county officials have long recognized the importance of livestock agriculture, but establishing clarity for both parties in the local approval process hasn’t always been easy.
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Tina Henderson
Vice President/Communication Strategy
(402) 421-4446
tinah@nefb.org

Craig Head
Vice President/Issue Management
(402) 421-4435
craigh@nefb.org
NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU
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P.O. Box 80299, Lincoln, NE 68501-0299
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