FB News

  • 7/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
    Farm Bureau Looks Ahead, After Challenging 2015 Legislative Session
    Famous football coach Vince Lombardi once said “Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off of the goal.” According to Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson, that same philosophy will apply as Nebraska Farm Bureau steps away from the 2015 legislative session which included some gems, but largely disappointment, particularly as it relates to securing property tax relief for Nebraskans. Senators adjourned for the year May 29.
  • 7/1/2015 11:38:00 AM
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule (the Rule) will be damaging to Nebraska’s agriculture and business sectors, while driving up costs for local governments. Those sentiments were shared by Gov. Pete Ricketts and members of the “Common Sense Nebraska Coalition” July 1, during a news conference in which they applauded Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson for including Nebraska in a multi-state lawsuit against the EPA and the Corps redefining “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
  • 6/30/2015 8:00:00 AM
    Deadlines and Suggestions for Protesting Real Property Valuations
    As real property valuation notices are distributed in June, here are some helpful tips compiled and prepared by Nebraska Farm Bureau if you’re looking to protest your valuation.
  • 6/26/2015 8:00:00 AM
    From Farm to Fuel Tank, Ethanol Important to Nebraskans
    Innovation and advancement isn’t just reserved for the latest gadget you can buy at your nearby Best Buy or Apple store. Proof of that lies in a recent visit to the Myles and Mary Ramsey farm near Kenesaw, Nebraska.
  • 6/25/2015 3:19:40 PM
    Nebraskans would be among the millions of Americans harmed by an EPA proposal to make changes to the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), according to Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson. Nelson’s comments were made during a national public hearing hosted by EPA in Kansas City, KS, June 25. The RFS establishes the amount of ethanol required to be blended into the nation’s fuel supply. In May, EPA proposed modifications to reduce blending requirements below levels established by Congress.
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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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