Get to Know Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Pillen
Nebraska Farm Bureau endorsed Jim Pillen for governor. Pillen is seeking the Republican gubernatorial nomination in the May 10 Nebraska Primary Election. Nebraska Farm Bureau News sat down with Pillen to share with Farm Bureau members who he is, what his vision is for Nebraska, and why he is running for governor.
Property Tax Credit Averages $6,319 per Farm/Ranch
Don’t forget to claim the refundable income tax credit for property taxes paid to schools on 2021 income tax filings. The tax credit, created with passage of LB 1107 in 2020, equals 25.3 percent of property taxes paid to schools in 2021. Learn how to claim the credit by using our guide.
In this week’s Policy Watch, read the latest from the Capitol as committee hearings wrap up and the state Economic Forecasting Board releases new revenue projections, President Biden delivered his State of the Union address this week, how could agriculture be affected; and you’re invited to a first congressional district candidate forum.
2022 Ag Safety Awareness Program Week: ‘Prepare. Prevent. Protect.’
Farm Bureaus across the nation are preparing for Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week, March 7-11. Nebraska Farm Bureau encourages farmers and ranchers to make safety a priority year-round.
NDA Advises Poultry Owners to Watch for Avian Influenza
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is advising poultry owners to protect their flocks against avian influenza by closely monitoring their birds for signs of the disease and by maintaining strict biosecurity practices.