NeFU Comments Opposing China National Chemical Corporation’s proposed purchase of Syngenta AG

May 1, 2017Press Releases No Comments

Nebraska Farmers Union Submits Comments to Federal Trade Commission Opposing China National Chemical Corporation’s proposed purchase of Syngenta AG   Lincoln, NE.   Nebraska Farmers Union submitted written comments to the Federal Trade Commission opposing China National Chemical Corporation’s (ChemChina) proposed purchase of Syngenta AG for four basic reasons:   Based on decades of market consolidation … Read More

NFU Statement on Sonny Perdue’s Confirmation as Agriculture Secretary

April 24, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson released the following statement in response to the announcement: “Having endured months of the current farm crisis and drastic … Read More

Farmers Union Marches for Science

April 22, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – Marching in cities across the United States, members of National Farmers Union (NFU) joined the world’s first-ever March for Science today, emphasizing the vital role that science should play in everyday life and in federal policymaking. NFU President Roger Johnson, a third-generation … Read More

Quick Guide to LB 461

April 19, 2017Press Releases No Comments

Introduced by: Sen. Jim Smith of Omaha (Dist. 14) and contains provisions of Governor Ricketts tax package related to income taxes and agricultural land valuation. Status: • Slated for first round floor debate Fri., April 21 (9 a.m. – with 3 hour limit on debate) • Advanced from Revenue Committee with Amendment o Yes – … Read More

Rep. Fortenberry Receives Golden Triangle Award From NeFU

September 27, 2016Press Releases No Comments

Representative Jeff Fortenberry Receives Golden Triangle Award From Farmers Union LINCOLN (September 26, 2016) – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) presented Representative Jeff Fortenberry with the Golden Triangle Award, National Farmers Union’s (NFU) highest legislative honor.  The award was presented recently as part of the annual NFU fall Fly-In that brought 275 Farmers Union members from … Read More

OCM Annual Conference Press Release & Agenda

August 15, 2016Press Releases No Comments

Organization for Competitive Markets Announces 2016’s 18th Annual Conference Theme, Location, Dates and Agenda “Preserving Independent Family Agriculture through Competitive Markets” For Media: OCM Pres. Mike Callicrate—(785) 332-8218 or John Hansen VP—(402) 476-8815 For Conference and Registration Information: Pat Craycraft—(402) 327-8390 or (402) 416-5731 LINCOLN, NE. Mike Callicrate, President of The Organization of Competitive Markets … Read More

OCM 2016’s 18th Annual Conference Theme, Location, Dates and Agenda

July 29, 2016Press Releases No Comments

Organization for Competitive Markets Announces 2016’s 18th Annual Conference Theme, Location, Dates and Agenda “Preserving Independent Family Agriculture through Competitive Markets” For Media: OCM Pres. Mike Callicrate—(785) 332-8218 or John Hansen VP—(402) 476-8815 For Conference and Registration Information: Pat Craycraft—(402) 327-8390 or (402) 416-5731 LINCOLN, NE.  Mike Callicrate, President of             The Organization of Competitive … Read More