FB News

  • 11/25/2014 8:45:29 AM
    Farmers, Agriculture Technology Providers Reach Agreement on Big Data
    A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers (ATPs) today announced an agreement on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost the productivity, efficiency and profitability of American agriculture.
  • 11/24/2014 11:05:43 AM
    Members Talk Key Ag Issues at Policy Forum
    What’s the best way to lower the property tax burden on Nebraska farm and ranch families? Are changes needed in the way Nebraska funds schools? How can livestock production grow in Nebraska? What should happen with the National Beef Check-off? Those are just a few of the numerous topics discussed by Farm Bureau members at the Nebraska Farm Bureau Policy Development Forum held Nov.13 in North Platte. The annual Forum brings together Farm Bureau members from across the state to discuss and offer up possible solutions to issues facing farm and ranch families.
  • 11/21/2014 3:33:24 PM
    EPA  Delays Action on 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards
    EPA announced that it will not be finalizing 2014 applicable percentage standards under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program before the end of the year.
  • 11/19/2014 9:45:39 AM
    2014 Silver Eagle Award to Honor Clayton Yeutter
    Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Clayton Yeutter of Eustis, Neb., as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Yeutter on Dec. 9 at the 2014 Nebraska Farm Bureau Convention in Kearney.
  • 11/14/2014 11:23:52 AM
    Coalition Files Comments, Water Rule “Unlawful Expansion” of EPA Authority
    The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule is an “unlawful expansion of federal agency jurisdiction” and the agency should “immediately withdraw the rulemaking,” according to members of the Common Sense Nebraska coalition. The comments were made as part of the groups’ official public comments to EPA on the regulatory proposal. The public comment period ends Fri., Nov. 14.
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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
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