Statement by Bob Stallman Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – “State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or... Read More

Nebraska senators delay vote to repeal prairie dog law

Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote on bill that would prevent counties from killing black-tailed prairie dogs when residents complain about the animals on their property. Lawmakers adjourned for the week on Thursday without taking action. Se... Read More

UAS Would Lower Costs and Environmental Impact of Farming

Unmanned Aerial Systems will make farming more efficient, lower operating costs, and reduce their environmental impact, NCGA Manager of Public Policy Clint Raine told a group of policymakers and reporters today during a panel about the applications o... Read More

Heightened charges to proceed stemming from 2013 fatal car accident

A Scotts Bluff County Judge has overruled a plea in abatement for a man who was allegedly behind the wheel when he critically injured another driver back in December, 2013. 22-year-old Michael Fiscus is challenging a charge of Motor Vehicle Homici... Read More

NMPF Applauds Introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation today praised the introduction of legislation in the House of Representatives that would establish federal standards for the safety and labeling of foods containing genetically modified organis... Read More

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015)-The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.). The legislation w... Read More

Subcommitee looks at potential retaliation against U.S. over COOL

Today, Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the United States in response... Read More

Gov. Ricketts calls on Ernie Chambers for apology for comparing police to ISIS

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group.  The governor is calling for an apology  and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Senator Ernie Ch... Read More

NSAA announces Academic All-State awards

A number of area student-athletes have been honored by winning  Winter 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Academic All-State Awards. The Nebraska School Activities Association has recognized students with these awards during the fa... Read More

Man facing 15 charges following early morning traffic stop

What started as a minor traffic violation turned into a laundry list of charges for a Gering man. Around 1 a.m.,  a trooper saw a car driven by D.J. Gibbons make an improper turn. The trooper pulled Gibbons over and smelled marijuana coming from ... Read More

Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Writing that horse caretakers take pride in protecting the health and safety of their animals and horse-drawn carriages are iconic guides to many American cities, the American Farm Bureau Federation has called on ... Read More