Farmers Union Asks the Legislature to Honor Nebraska’s Promise to Keep Our Meat and Poultry Processing Plant Workers Safe

July 29, 2020Press Releases No Comments

For Immediate Release Contact:  John Hansen 402-476-8815 Office or 402-580-8815 Cell  www.nebraskafarmersunion.org July 28, 2020 Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) is asking the Nebraska Legislature, especially those with meatpacking plants, poultry processing plants, or meat processing facilities in their Legislative District to work with Senator Tony Vargas as he asks the Legislature to … Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Supports the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Decision on Net Metering

July 22, 2020Press Releases, Uncategorized No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  John Hansen 402-476-8815 Office or 402-580-8815 Cell    www.nebraskafarmersunion.org   July 22, 2020 LINCOLN, NE – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) supports last Thursday’s decision of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to unanimously reject a New England Ratepayers Association (NERA) petition that declared all state solar net-metering policies illegal. Matt Gregory, … Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces General Election Endorsements

June 19, 2020Press Releases No Comments

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces General Election Endorsements For Immediate Release June 19, 2020 LINCOLN, NE – NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska’s second largest general farm organization with over 4,000 farm and ranch families, announced its general election endorsements today for Congress, the Legislature, Public Service Commission, State Board of … Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Supports Grant to Expand Flex Fuel Blender Pumps

June 11, 2020Press Releases No Comments

Nebraska Farmers Union Supports Grant to Expand Flex Fuel Blender Pumps For Immediate Release Contact: John Hansen 402-476-8815 Office or 402-580-8815 Cell June 11, 2020 Lincoln, NE – In both written and oral testimony Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) supported grant application 20-137 “Nebraska Renewable Fuels and Air Quality Program” before the Nebraska Environmental Trust. The … Read More

13TH ANNUAL NEBRASKA WIND & SOLAR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

May 11, 2020Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020 CONTACT: John Hansen, Conference Chair (402) 476-8815 | john@nebraskafarmersunion.com Anita Scheuler, Conference Coordinator (402) 304-2790 | admin@nebraskawsc.com 13TH ANNUAL NEBRASKA WIND & SOLAR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION The 13th Annual Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference will be held Monday, November 9th and Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel … Read More

Coalition Opposes API Petition on 2020 RFS Obligations

May 1, 2020Press Releases No Comments

May 1, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Packman, 202.554.1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – A coalition of ethanol and farm groups today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) recent petition requesting reconsideration of the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) final rule. API claims reconsideration of the 2020 RFS … Read More

Executive Order Ignores Well-Being of Workers, Farmers Union Says

April 29, 2020Press Releases No Comments

April 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Packman, 202.554.1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – Invoking the Defense Production Act, President Donald Trump today announced that he plans to sign an executive order requiring meat processing facilities to continue operating through the coronavirus pandemic. The order, which designates such facilities as “critical infrastructure,” is expected to absolve … Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces Primary Endorsements

April 23, 2020Press Releases No Comments

For Immediate Release April 22, 2020   Lincoln, NE.  NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska’s second largest general farm organization with over 4,000 farm and ranch families announced its Primary endorsements at this time for the Legislature, State Board of Education, Public Power Districts, Natural Resource Districts, and County Commissioners. … Read More

USDA Releases Details of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

April 18, 2020Press Releases No Comments

April 17, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Packman, 202.554.1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – As the food and agriculture industries experience significant disruptions due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released initial details for a $19 billion emergency aid package to support farmers and ranchers and bolster food security. The … Read More