Biden Administration Not Sensitive to Agriculture
In a recent piece in The Center Square, Nebraska Farm Bureau president Mark McHargue commented on the Biden administration’s proposed American Families Plan, a proposal that would eliminate “stepped-up basis.” McHargue said in general, this administration does not seem to value agriculture. There have been multiple proposals coming out of this administration that are not sensitive to agriculture.
Governor Ricketts signs off on final maps establishing new voting districts, confusion surrounds proposed methane tax, and American Farm Bureau petitions the U.S. Supreme Court over California’s farm animal confinement initiative. Get caught up on all these issues and more in this week’s Policy Watch.
NEFB Urges Congressional Delegation to Support the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking Nebraska’s three House members to support the Senate passed version of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act when it comes to the House floor for a vote. While not perfect, this infrastructure package goes a long way toward providing the investment needed to ensure our country remains economically competitive for years to come.
Applications Open for the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee
Do you want to provide real feedback on issues that young producers are facing on their operations? Do you have a desire to serve the young farmers and ranchers in your area? Apply to be on the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee today! County Farm Bureaus can also nominate a member to serve on the committee.
Nebraska Furniture Mart Discounts in October
It’s back! Nebraska Farm Bureau Members can take advantage of exclusive Farm Bureau pricing and free shipping on electronic purchases $49 or more at NFM.com , October 1-12, 2021. Find the Special Savings Codes on the Member Benefits Mobile App or on our website.