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
LINCOLN — Leaders of six major farm organizations have joined forces to declare property tax reform, not constitutional protection for a “right to farm,” as the key priority for keeping Nebraska agriculture strong. The Nebraska Ag Leaders Working Group released a statement Wednesday saying that any effort to enact right-to-farm protections should be done in … Read More
Missouri and Nebraska Farmers Union Welcome Two Checkoff Reform Bills in Senate Presidents of Missouri and Nebraska Farmers Union issued a joint press release in response to the filing of two Bills in the U.S. Senate that deal with commodity checkoff reforms. Senators Lee from Utah and Booker from New Jersey co-sponsored S.3201, the Commodity … Read More
Nebraska Farmers Union Says Four Public Information Meetings on Poultry Contracts Were a Good Start Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) President John Hansen reported that the four public information meetings his organization co-sponsored with the Organization for Competitive Markets, Farm Aid, Nebraska Communities United and GC Resolve last week were well attended and constructive. A … Read More
Nebraska’s Energy Future: A Community Conversation June 22nd on UNK’s Campus, Copeland Room 140, 6:30-8:30 P.M. Free Coffee and Pie Served Nebraska’s Public Power system is unique in that it is the only publicly owned state run electric utility system in the nation. This means we all should have a say when it comes to … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 email@example.com WASHINGTON (Feb. 23, 2015) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson today submitted comments today highlighting why the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) efforts to mitigate and learn more about climate change are important to America’s family farmers and ranchers.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany Jablonsky, 701-690-0000 firstname.lastname@example.org SANTA FE, N.M. (March 10, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson moderated a panel today at NFU’s 112th Anniversary Convention on agriculture issues in the Rocky Mountain states. The panelists included Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar, New Mexico Director/Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte, and … Read More