Thompson Releases 2024 Farm Bill Overview

Thompson Releases 2024 Farm Bill Overview

WASHINGTON, DC — House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) released the following statement after sharing a title-by-title overview of the bipartisan policies and priorities included in the 2024 farm bill. "This bill is a product of an extensive and transparent process, which included soliciting feedback from Members of both political…
Clean Fuels Welcomes §40B SAF GREET Model

Clean Fuels Welcomes §40B SAF GREET Model

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Clean Fuels Alliance America expressed appreciation to USDA, the U.S. Treasury, Argonne National Labs, the Department of Energy, and other federal agencies for finalizing updates to the GREET model that will allow taxpayers to use it in calculating 2023-2024 sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blender tax incentives (§40B). The updates…
Canadian Cabinet Minister to Visit UNL to Discuss Trade, Geopolitics

Canadian Cabinet Minister to Visit UNL to Discuss Trade, Geopolitics

Lincoln, Nebraska — François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of innovation, science and industry, will deliver a May 3 address at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, speaking on “U.S.-Canada Trade and Geopolitics.” Champagne’s presentation, which is free and open to the public, is 1 to 2 p.m. in the Nebraska Union’s Swanson Auditorium.…
Governor Pillen Reacts to Damaging Storms; Orders State Resource Assistance

Governor Pillen Reacts to Damaging Storms; Orders State Resource Assistance

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen issued the following statement in the aftermath of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes that resulted in damage across eastern Nebraska Friday afternoon: "Suzanne and I extend our deepest prayers to all those impacted by today's storms. I have ordered that state resources be made available…
Pillen signs legislation creating tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel

Pillen signs legislation creating tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel

Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen signed LB937 into law, marking a milestone in the state's support for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Introduced by Sen. Eliot Bostar and amended to include the SAF tax credit from Sen. George Dungan’s LB1072, this legislation establishes a production tax credit for SAF in Nebraska. The…
Smith to Lead Rural America Tax Team

Smith to Lead Rural America Tax Team

Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), released the following statement after the Ways and Means Committee announced he will chair a team focused on promoting legislative solutions to protect rural Americans impacted by Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provisions set to expire in 2025: “Contrary to the short-sighted Biden agenda, which has…
UNL: Net farm income impacts net worth growth

UNL: Net farm income impacts net worth growth

By: Glennis McClure | Extension Educator and Farm and Ranch Management Analyst The beginning of the year is busy for businesses in finalizing records and filing annual income taxes. Farm and ranch operations are no exception. Beyond the net income or loss showing on the farm’s Schedule F, analyzing the…
Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Nine Candidates for Election to the Nebraska Legislature

Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Nine Candidates for Election to the Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general agriculture organization, has announced a slate of endorsements for candidates seeking election to the Nebraska Legislature. Endorsements made by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC) are based on the candidate’s positions on agriculture and rural issues and recommendations…
EPA Emergency Waiver Allowing E15 this Summer

EPA Emergency Waiver Allowing E15 this Summer

Sioux Falls, SD – Today, for the third consecutive year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is issuing an emergency fuel waiver to allow E15 to be sold during the summer driving season in response to the ongoing impact of the war in Ukraine and the Middle East. For U.S. consumers who…