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NEFB Applauds Preliminary Injunction of WOTUS Rule

A preliminary injunction has been granted halting the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing the new definition of Waters of the U.S. in Nebraska and 23 other states. Read NEFB President Mark McHargue’s full statement on the ruling.

Policy Watch…

In this week’s Policy Watch, the Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed new emission standards for vehicle aimed at accelerating the growth of electric vehicles; the Nebraska Legislature is preparing to debate a bill that would make E15 ethanol more widely available; and the EPA wants to drastically curtail how farmers and ranchers manage rodent populations.

Calling All Farm Dogs!

Does your dog have what it takes to be this year’s Farm Dog of The Year? Now in its sixth year, the 2024 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers. Enter by July 14 for a chance to win $5,000 and a year’s worth of Purina dog food.

Save the Date: Agriculture Threats Symposium

Join Nebraska Farm Bureau for a FBI hosted 2023 Agriculture Threats Symposium on June 6-7, 2023 in Lincoln, Nebraska! This free two-day symposium is designed to provide information on threats to the agriculture sector and offer resources and guidance for the sector to prevent, detect, and mitigate these threats. After all, Agricultural Security is National Security.

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