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Non-Partisan Policy Groups Says NE Property Tax Cap Won’t Work

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has gained support from some agricultural groups for his plan to call for the legislature to…

National Milk Producers Federation logo-Approved

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NE State Dairy Association Looking at Public Policy at Convention

Nebraska State Dairy Association members gather in Columbus February 18 for their annual convention. Chris Galen with the National Milk…

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Margin Protection Program Needs Tweaking

USDA officials say more than half of the nation’s dairy farms have signed up for the second year of the…


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Congressional Attempt to Eliminate NPDES Permit Rule

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is backing legislation in Congress to eliminate the EPA’s NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit)…


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U of M Study Shows Another Way Bird Flu Was Spread

A University of Minnesota study shows farmers tilling fields near poultry barns potentially contaminated with wild waterfowl feces may have…

Pig CU

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Pork Producers Need to Monitor for Diseases This Winter

Pork producers need to be vigilant in monitoring their herds this winter for a re-emergence of the PED Virus as…

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NFO Priorities Include Dairy Policy and Energy Independence

Addressing depressed milk prices and energy independence are policy priorities for National Farmer Organization members for 2016 following their annual…

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NFU Supports President’s Plan To Reduce Child Hunger

President Obama’s 2017 budget will invest $ 12 billion over ten years to reduce child hunger during the summer through…

Summit of North American Governors and Premiers
National Governors Association
Colorado Springs, USA
October 31 2015

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Backs Governor’s Education Plan

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is proposing legislation to increase teacher pay and provide property tax relief by raising the…

Barack Obama delivers a statement at the White House

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NCBA Preparing For Regulatory Battles

National Cattlemen Beef Association officials are preparing for a busy year defending against regulatory pressures from the Administration. Barrack Obama…

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Corn President Pleased On Enlist Duo Court Ruling

This week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the EPA must allow the registration of Enlist Duo Herbicide…

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Wind Energy Official Skeptical About Potential Legislation

A Wind Energy Bill proposed by Senator John McCollister of Omaha was heard in the Nebraska Natural Resources Committee this…

Blender Pump

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Cenex Tanks Of Thanks Begins It’s Fifth Year

This week, Cenex Harvest States kicked off the fifth year of their Tanks of Thanks program to reward people for…

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Soybean Leader Says Analysis Shows Need For TPP Ratification

The American Soybean Association is hailing the analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal done by the Peterson Institute…

Al Junke

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Pork Executive Says Strong Dollar Spurring Imports

USDA’s January Livestock, Dairy and Poultry outlook report suggests a slow ramp up of live hog imports into the United…

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Farm Bureau Backs Hunter Safety And Sales Tax Bills

This week a pair of measures surfaced in the South Dakota legislature that have gained the support of the State…

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Renewable Fuels Association Has DDG Export Concerns

The Renewable Fuels Association is concerned that China may curb purchases of U.S. Dried Distillers Grains.  RFA Senior Vice President…


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New Taiwan President May Lift Ractopamine Ban

Taiwan’s new President Tsai Ing-wen is in favor of joining the Trans Pacific Partnership and may be willing to lift…


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R CALF Leader Calls TPP Analysis Flawed

A new report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics says the United States will gain the most from the…

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Senate Considering Energy Bill This Week

A vote could be held this week on energy legislation in the U.S. Senate. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says while…

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