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NEFB Asks Department of Justice to Provide Update on Investigation into the Meatpacking Industry

For more than two years, Nebraska’s cattle producers have seen two significant market disruptions which have impacted the nation’s slaughter capacity as well as market prices. Nebraska’s cattle producers deserve answers and have sought an update on the ongoing investigation.

Are You Claiming 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.

Policy Watch…

The legislative session nears the halfway mark as senators take up debate on tax relief; Nebraska Farm Bureau tells the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reverting to the 2015 WOTUS rule would be a complete disaster; and a Hamilton County Farm Bureau member is tapped to serve on federal connectivity taskforce. Get caught up on these stories in Policy Watch.

NEFB President Joins Trade Mission to Middle East

China is a huge market for Nebraska agriculture, but the state is trying to diversify, and that includes reaching out to the Middle East. Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue took part in a trade mission over the past week to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. Learn more in the story from NTV.

Nebraska Farm Bureau Proudly Supports FFA

National FFA Week kicks off next week! Follow us on social media for a chance to win funding for your local FFA chapter. Nebraska Farm Bureau also offers Student Project Grants to provide funds for students to begin or expand their 4-H or FFA project.

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