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

NeFU Welcomes Two Checkoff Reform Bills in Senate

July 15, 2016Press Releases No Comments

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

NeFU Says 4 Public Poultry Contract Info Meetings Were Good Start

June 28, 2016Press Releases No Comments

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 20, 2016Press Releases No Comments

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

NFU Supports GHG and Climate Change Considerations in NEPA Reviews

February 24, 2015Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org 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.

NFU Hosts Rocky Mountain Ag Commissioners on Panel

March 10, 2014Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brittany Jablonsky, 701-690-0000 bjablonsky@nfudc.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