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Be Sure to Claim Your Tax Credit!

The deadline to file your taxes is approaching. 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 your through the process of claiming this credit.

Get Your Agriculture Week T-shirt!

Mark your calendar! The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation store opens at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14-18, at which time you will be able to purchase a limited-edition Agriculture Week t-shirt. Don’t miss this opportunity to help share the story of agriculture.

Policy Watch…

Senators took on a wide range of proposals at the Capitol this week, many of which affect agriculture; Nebraska farm Bureau pushes back on the EPA’s ban of a popular herbicide; and Farm Bureau members are invited to attend town halls with Gov. Ricketts which will discuss water and taxes. Get caught up on all these stories in Policy Watch.

Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Bacon, Smith for Re-election

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon and U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith have been endorsed by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC). Bacon and Smith, who are seeking re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, received the designation based on a long-track record of support for Nebraska farm and ranch families

Gov. Ricketts to Host “Water & Taxes” Town Halls in Gering and Ogallala

Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he will host “Water & Taxes” town halls in Gering and Ogallala on Tuesday, Feb. 15. and in Kearney, Nebraska City, and Norfolk on Friday, Feb. 18. At the town halls, Gov. Ricketts will discuss his legislative priorities to protect and develop the state’s water resources and to deliver much-needed tax relief to Nebraskans.

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