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Priority Property Tax Proposal Advances in Legislature

Senators voted to advance one of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s priority bills, LB 723 (Briese), to Select File this week. LB 723 ensures a floor of $548 million under the LB 1107 tax credits established in 2020. Your help is still needed to get this important property tax legislation across the finish line. Contact your senator and let them know how the tax credits that will be ensured through LB 723 contributes positively to your family and operations.

Policy Watch…

In this week’s Policy Watch, the Nebraska Legislature took a step toward property tax relief and other key bills are heard by committees; Farm Bureau applauds Supreme Court decisions to hear Clean Water Act case; and a ruling on California’s Prop 12 highlights the need for Supreme Court Review.

Tax Season is Here, Be Sure to Claim Your Tax Credit

With the 2022 tax season underway, Nebraska Farm Bureau wants to make sure you don’t forget to claim your refundable income tax credit based on property taxes paid to schools. For tax year 2021, the credit will be nearly four times the credit provided in 2020. Check out our guide to walk you through the process of claiming this credit.

Ashland-Greenwood Teacher Named Teacher of the Year for Bringing Agriculture into the Classroom

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation has selected Diane Starns, a kindergarten teacher at Ashland-Greenwood Elementary, for the 2022 Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher of the Year honor. The Teacher of the Year is awarded to outstanding teachers that incorporate agriculture into their classroom through innovative ideas and lessons.

Colfax County Farm Bureau Member Story Featured by American Farm Bureau

Nebraska’s Abigail Lutjelusche’s was a guest writer for American Farm Bureau’s Viewpoints blog, penning a story to talk about the farm state of mind and mental health. Check out here article, 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Agriculture.

Did we take your photo at the Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention?

From County Photos to a fun evening at the Grower’s Gala, find your photo and check out all the other pictures from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention!

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