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ACT NOW! Protect Your Property Tax Relief and Ensure Nebraska is Competitive

The long-awaited “grand bargain” that delivers property and income tax relief is here. LB 919 coupled with LB 1107 enacted in 2020, will provide an estimated $886 million in property tax relief when fully implemented. Debate on the deal is expected to begin next week. Now is the time to contact your senator and tell them to pass LB 919.

Meet NEFB’s Endorsed Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Pillen

Jim Pillen is a champion for agriculture who is committed to fixing our broken property tax system and growing markets for agricultural products. Get to know Jim Pillen and where he stands on issues by joining us for a Meet and Greet. Meet Jim in Columbus and Norfolk, March 26, Seward, March 28, and Blair and Elkhorn, March 29.

Policy Watch…Legislature Closing in on Tax Relief Deal

Same story, different bill. The Nebraska Legislature continues to work on coming to an agreement on the “grand tax bargain”, get the full details and learn how you can help; and the U.S. and Japan strike a trade deal to lessen the likelihood of triggering additional tariffs on U.S. beef exports to Japan. Read about these stories in this week’s Policy Watch.

USDA Updates Eligibility for Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program

The USDA has clarified the definition of a spot market sale and hog eligibility under the Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP), which assists producers who sold hogs through a spot market sale from April 16, 2020, through Sept. 1, 2020.

Get to Know Legislative Candidates

Learn more about the candidates running for the District 24, District 40, and District 42 seats in the Nebraska Legislature. Join us for upcoming candidate forums to be held March 29, 31, and April 2 in Plainview, Waco, and North Platte, respectively.

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Reports Third Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced a third confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza.

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