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IBACH TOUTS VALUE ADDED AGRICULTURE AS GOOD FOR ALL NEBRASKANS

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LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director (NDA) Greg Ibach shared his support of the proposed Costco processing facility as an opportunity to grow Nebraska jobs by growing Nebraska livestock production. “The Costco facility will grow jobs beyond the farm gate,” said Ibach. “Job opportunities for electricians, carpenters, insurance professionals,…

GROWTH RATES SET TO BE NEXT ACTIVIST TARGET

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Ag Groups Weigh in on Meat Animal Research

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Several Nebraska agricultural groups are urging Congress to fully fund Agriculture Research Service, which includes the Meat Animal Research Center (MARC) in Clay Center. There is a decision to withhold 5 percent of total research funding pending an investigation over alleged wrongdoing to animal welfare at MARC. “Since then, U.S….

Kearney Chamber Passes Resolution

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KEARNEY — Animal agriculture in Nebraska received a unanimous vote of support Tuesday from the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The board’s resolution pledges to oppose outside organizations that would work to eliminate livestock for food production. Kearney Chamber Passes Resolution

Fremont Chamber Ag Committee Meeting

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Five Nebraska agricultural organizations have come together to combat a common foe – the Humane Society of the United States. Todd Wiltgen, who has been hired by the five organizations, and Pete McClymont, the vice president of legislative affairs for the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association, stopped in Fremont Tuesday to seek…

Fremont Chamber Passes Resolution

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The Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind a coalition of five agricultural organizations opposed to expected legislative maneuvering by the Humane Society targeted at the agriculture industry. Todd Wiltgen, who was hired by the coalition, and Pete McClymont, vice president of legislative affairs for the Nebraska…

McCook Humane Society Comments on HSUS

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McCOOK, Nebraska — Red Willow County, Nebraska, commissioners Monday morning tabled until next week any decision about maintaining roads in the Calabria Subdivision about two miles northeast of McCook. County Attorney Paul Wood requested the week’s delay so that he can work with county roads superintendent Lloyd Miller to decide…

Columbus Platte Valley Humane Society Rejects HSUS Grant

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COLUMBUS – The Platte Valley Humane Society turned down a grant from the Humane Society of the United States because of the national group’s support of legislative measures affect the agriculture industry The board of directors for the local humane society voted against accepting a $5,000 grant from national Humane…

Beatrice City Council Passes Resolution

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The Beatrice City Council passed a resolution at its Monday meeting pledging its support of the livestock industry in Nebraska. The resolution was prompted by Council member Calvin Carey regarding concerns of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and its intentions to alter agriculture production in the future….

STATEMENT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT BY NEBRASKA FARMERS

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STATEMENT BY WE SUPPORT AGRICULTURE ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY BY NEBRASKA FARMERS UNION AND HSUS. (LINCOLN, NE) – We are shocked and disappointed that any Nebraska agriculture group would align itself with an extreme animal rights organization such as the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Nebraska’s farmers and…

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