Prop 12 Will Cause Market Chaos

Prop 12 Will Cause Market Chaos

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack didn’t hold back when asked about the potential economic harm of California’s Prop 12. “If Congress doesn’t act, we’re going to have chaos in the marketplace,” Vilsack said in response to a question from House Ag Committee Chair Glenn Thompson. California’s Prop 12 went into effect…
Study: Ethanol Industry Generated $54 Billion in GDP, Supported 400,000 Jobs in 2023

Study: Ethanol Industry Generated $54 Billion in GDP, Supported 400,000 Jobs in 2023

As inflationary pressures eased and demand boomed for low-carbon ethanol and its co-products, the ethanol industry’s contribution to the U.S. economy remained strong in 2023, according to an annual economic impact analysis conducted for the Renewable Fuels Association by ABF Economics. In 2023, more than 72,400 U.S. jobs were directly associated with…
Eighteen Months From a Bird Flu Vaccine

Eighteen Months From a Bird Flu Vaccine

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the United States is 18 months away from a vaccine for bird flu. That news comes as more than 81 million U.S. poultry and aquatic birds have been killed by avian flu across 47 states since January 2022, according to the Centers for Disease Control…
Rep. Smith Endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau in Bid for Re-Election

Rep. Smith Endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau in Bid for Re-Election

LINCOLN, NEB. – U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith has been endorsed by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC). Smith, who is seeking re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Nebraska’s 3rd District, received the endorsement due to his leadership in addressing various policy matters that hold significant importance for…
Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Don Bacon for Re-election

Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Don Bacon for Re-election

LINCOLN, NEB. – U.S. Rep. Don Bacon has been endorsed by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC). Rep. Bacon received the endorsement based on a long-track record of support for Nebraska farm and ranch families, according to Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) President Mark McHargue. Rep. Bacon is seeking…
Mike Flood Earns Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorsement for First Congressional District

Mike Flood Earns Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorsement for First Congressional District

LINCOLN, NEB. – U.S. Rep. Mike Flood has been endorsed by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC). Flood is seeking re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District. Rep. Flood earned the endorsement by demonstrating his understanding of agriculture and its impact on our economy,…
U.S. Sen. Fischer Earns Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorsement

U.S. Sen. Fischer Earns Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorsement

LINCOLN, NEB. – U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer has earned the endorsement of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Policitcal Action Committee (NEFB-PAC). Fischer, who is seeking reelection to the U.S. Senate, received the endorsement based on her tireless work on several policy issues of high priority to Nebraska farm and ranch families,…
Ricketts Endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau

Ricketts Endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau

OMAHA, Neb. – Today, Senator Pete Ricketts received the endorsement of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC), the campaign arm of the largest agriculture advocacy group in the state. “Nebraska farmers and ranchers feed our country and the world,” Ricketts stated. “I’m honored to be a voice in Washington for the issues that matter…