FB News

  • 5/29/2015 3:16:21 PM
    “We are disappointed in today’s announcement by EPA regarding the Renewable Fuels Standard. EPA’s failure to meet the biofuels blending objectives under the Renewable Fuels Standard as outlined by Congress doesn’t just affect Nebraska farmers, but other hard working Nebraskans.”
  • 5/29/2015 9:44:23 AM
    “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agriculture products. As we’ve stated on many occasions, Nebraska farm and ranch families have become increasingly dependent on agriculture trade to boost commodity prices and farm income. The United States’ ability to be a partner and player in international trade is directly tied to the passage of TPA.”
  • 5/27/2015 1:35:15 PM
    Statement by Common Sense Nebraska Coalition on EPA and U.S. Army Corps Issuing Final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule
    “Today the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their final “Waters of the U.S.” regulatory proposal. The announcement comes despite repeated calls and active engagement from Nebraska’s agriculture and business communities encouraging EPA to start with a fresh regulatory proposal that would focus on protecting waterways rather than simply expanding the regulatory reach of the federal government,” said Common Sense Nebraska spokesman Steve Nelson, president of the Nebraska Farm Bureau.
  • 5/22/2015 7:00:00 AM
    Legislative Proposal Focuses on School Funding
    Does the state of Nebraska need to modernize the way it funds schools? That’s the question at the heart of a legislative proposal initiated by members of both the legislature’s Education and Revenue Committees. The measure (Legislative Resolution 201), calls for the legislature to create a School Finance Modernization Committee to tackle the question during the legislative interim, said Jay Rempe, Nebraska Farm Bureau vice-president of governmental relations, May 4.
  • 5/21/2015 7:00:00 AM
    Netflix To Stream Farmland
    LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll's feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, is now available for streaming on Netflix.com.
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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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