Nebraska Farmers Union Says Preferred Pipeline Route is Still a Risky Shortcut

August 14, 2017Press Releases No Comments

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) urges Nebraskans with interest in the proposed Keystone XL routes to go to the Nebraska Public Service (PSC) website to view the three primary routes under consideration:  http://www.psc.nebraska.gov/natgas/Keystone_Pipeline.html   NeFU says that a view of the three Keystone XL routes proposed by the foreign pipeline company TransCanada including the Preferred Route … Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Brings 8 Members to Washington to Represent Family Farmers and Ranchers

July 7, 2017Press Releases No Comments

LINCOLN, NE (September 6, 2017) – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) President John Hansen announced today that eight NeFU members will participate in the National Farmers Union (NFU) Fly-In scheduled for September 10-13 joining nearly 300 other Farmers Union members from across the country. Hansen said this year is particularly important because this is the fourth … Read More

Costco Refuses to Discuss Poultry Contracts

May 31, 2017Press Releases No Comments

Costco Refuses to Discuss Poultry Contracts   LINCOLN, NE.  As a result of Costco’s Wholesale Corporation CEO W. Craig Jelinek failure to accept or respond to an invitation from the Organization for Competitive Markets and Nebraska Farmers Union to sit down and discuss concerns with poultry contract provisions offered to area farmers, OCM and NeFU … Read More

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

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