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

Happy Hemp History Week

June 4, 2012Blog No Comments

Submitted By Mike Stranz, NFU government relations representative June 4-10, 2012 is Hemp History Week. Now in its third year, Hemp History Week is the largest national grassroots marketing and public education effort torenew strong support for hemp farming in the U.S. and raise awareness about the benefits of hemp products. Hemp is an untapped opportunity … Read More

USDA Announces New Microloan Program

June 1, 2012Blog No Comments

By Brittany Jablonsky, NFU government relations representative Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a proposed rule for a new microloan program within the existing Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) operating loan program. FSA proposes to offer annual or term microloans of up to $35,000 that feature a streamlined application process and less stringent requirements … Read More