FB News

  • 3/2/2015 1:29:19 PM
    How President Obama's Budget Affects Agriculture is Less Than Ideal
    Farm Bureau’s analysis of how President Barack Obama’s budget submission for fiscal year 2016 will affect agriculture is in the early stages. But an excerpt from a news release from House Budget Committee Chair Tom Price(R-Md.) sums up the less-than-ideal aspects of the submission that are already apparent: “a proposal that never balances and includes a $2.4 trillion spending increase, a $2.1 trillion tax increase and adds $8.5 trillion to the national debt.”
  • 2/27/2015 3:10:54 PM
    "We greatly appreciate Secretary Vilsack's decision to provide more time for farmers to make decisions related to updating yield history and reallocation of base acres as relates to the 2014 Farm Bill."
  • 2/24/2015 11:55:06 AM
    Nebraska Farm Bureau Seeks Extension for Farm Bill Sign-Up
    The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is asking U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to provide farmers more time to evaluate and make decisions on farm programs associated with the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill. The new farm bill brought many changes to farm programs and decisions related to those programs are currently required to be made by the end of February, while others must be made by the end of March.
  • 2/13/2015 11:23:23 AM
    A donation from the Scotts Bluff County Farm Bureau will pay for on-line Quality Assurance training that 4-H members take as part of their livestock projects.
  • 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
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