Headline Stories

Taxes and Education Funding Focus on State of the State Address

Gov. Jim Pillen gave his first State of the State address this week. Pillen spoke on several topics, including his tax cuts through his proposed budget, education funding reform, and agricultural land valuation. Nebraska Farm Bureau supports the governor’s vision and his efforts to say ‘no’ to overspending and shrink state government.

Policy Watch…

In this week’s Policy Watch, the Nebraska Legislature is off and running, get an update on this week’s happenings at the Capitol; Pete Ricketts is sworn in as Nebraska’s new U.S. Senator; American Farm Bureau works to finalize Farm Bill priorities; and the American Farm Bureau Board adopts a strategic action plan.

Schedule Your County Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol

Take your engagement to the next level and bring County Farm Bureau leaders to Lincoln for a “Day at the Capitol”. Don’t just watch the legislative process, be a part of it as you meet with your state senator, interact with influencers, and represent rural Nebraska. Contact Whittney Kelley at (402) 421-4760 or whittneyk@nefb.orgfor more information.

Claim Your Refundable Income Tax Credit!

Are you a property owner in Nebraska? Claim your refundable income tax credit on property taxes paid to schools and get money back this year! It’s simple, easy, and fast! Ask your tax professional now and get a refund that could be worth thousands of dollars! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to save money on your taxes!

Ag On the Go with Nebraska Farm Bureau

Find out what Nebraska Farm Bureau is doing for you. From updates on agriculture policy to regulations that might impact farmers and ranchers. Ag on the Go is what You need to know now!

Viewpoints: Building Strong Links Along the Supply Chain

As farmers, we know how important it is to protect our natural resources, our water, and the health of our soil, and we take great pride in caring for our animals. But sometimes, people who have never seen a farm – or a farm animal – don’t understand all the work we do to enhance the health of our soils, keep nutrients on our farms and achieve optimal animal health through precise nutrition and housing decisions. 

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