Opinion

World Won't Wait for U.S. to Lead on Trade

Nebraska beef is once again being sold in China after the Trump administration negotiated an end to a 14-year ban. This is a great development for Nebraska agriculture, as well as for Chinese consumers who finally get to enjoy this high-quality, delicious

An Organization's Response to a Vexing Cattle Market

"It hasnt been smooth sailing for the beef cattle industry over the past year. For its part, the cattle market has certainly been aggravating."Those words from Jerry Effertz, chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils

Heroes of the Dinner Table

Nebraska feeds the world. Our farmers, ranchers, and manufacturers generate products that are used and consumed nearly everywhere from restaurants in Los Angeles and New York City to dinner tables in South America, Europe, and Asia.

Excise Tax on Land Represents a targeted assault on Kansas Ag

The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is urging farmers and ranchers to contact their state senators and express opposition to SB 302. If the bill is approved by the Kansas Legislature, it would impose a $3 per acre excise tax on all land in Kansas

The Free Trade Lemmings in Washington Are Perilously Close to the Cliff

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson argues that the free traders are so convinced that we should sign every agreement possible because more trade in and of itself is necessarily better, He says no President should have "fast track."

KFB Member Asks House Subcommittee to Pass Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Kansas Farm Bureau member Stacey Forshee on Wednesday called on Congress to help consumers understand the difference between real food safety concerns and marketing ploys by passing H.R. 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

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