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Join AFAN and WSA Annual Stakeholders Meeting Set for November 19

On November 2, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Lincoln, NE (11/2/18)—The Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) and We Support Agriculture (WSA) have scheduled their joint 2018 annual stakeholders meeting for Monday, November 19, at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln. All AFAN and WSA partners and stakeholders are invited to the meeting, which…

Gov. Ricketts, State Patrol, WSA and Ag Groups Unveil New Livestock Hauling Guidelines

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By , , With No Comments

Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska agriculture representatives unveiled new livestock guidelines on October 15 aimed at emphasizing safety and improving collaboration between law enforcement and Nebraska farmers and ranchers.  These guidelines include development of a Livestock Hauler Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) that Nebraska State Patrol and…

Nebraska Cattlemen Statement on Ag Provisions in Government Spending Bill

On March 26, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

LINCOLN, NE (March 23, 2018) –  Nebraska Cattlemen welcome the news that Congress included key policy provisions affecting agriculture in the omnibus spending bill, which funds the government for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year. Electronic Logging Devices: Livestock haulers are now exempted from ELD compliance through September 30, 2018 when…

Updated ELD Waiver – 90 Day Extension

On March 20, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Attention Producers and Haulers. Click below for the updated ELD waiver. Print this out and keep it in your vehicles. 90 day Ag extension

Ag Coalition Calls for Increased Flexibility on Truck Hauling Regulations

On March 16, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

We Support Agriculture (WSA), a coalition of livestock stakeholders, has received numerous reports of livestock and agricultural haulers being pulled over, despite the recent additional 90-day Electronic Logging Device (ELD) wavier issued earlier this week and is asking for more flexibility from enforcement agencies. “Despite promises from the Federal Motor…