WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer’s (R-Neb.) Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act today passed out of the Senate Agriculture Committee. The bill passed by voice vote with only two recorded no votes, and is now eligible for a final'... Read More

LINCOLN  – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Ag Committee, joined Sens. Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai - urging  Amba'... Read More

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) has announced Heidi Borg will serve as agriculture liaison. In this role, Borg will be a resource for agriculture producers and stakeholders across the Third District.   Smith released the foll'... Read More

NORFOLK, NE – The Nebraska Cattlemen PAC has announced support of conservative Republican Mike Flood's candidacy for Congress.   The Association says - "We are pleased to announce our support for Mike Flood, who we believe will best rep'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 1261e during a ceremony at the Nebraska State Capitol on Tuesday.  LB 1261e extends the Nebraska Advantage Rural Development Act, which had been set to expire at the end of 2022.  The bill also expands t'... Read More

WASHINGTON, DC. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement today after President Joe Biden plans to announce he will allow the sale of E15 during the summer:   “I'... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Several national and Nebraska agriculture organizations have emphasized their support for U.S. Senator Deb Fischer’s (R-Neb.) updated Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. Sen. Fischer, who is a member of the Senate Agri'... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today released an updated version of their legislation, the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. The senators first'... Read More

LINCOLN – Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation to designate March 20-26, 2022 as “Agriculture Week” in Nebraska.  The Governor issued the proclamation at the State Capitol, where he was joined by leaders from Nebraska’s agric'... Read More

LINCOLN, NEB. – Those interested in learning more about the candidates running for the District 40 seat in the Nebraska Legislature are invited to participate in a candidate forum sponsored by the Antelope, Cedar, Dixon, Holt, Knox, and Pierce Coun'... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) is supporting a series of bipartisan initiatives to unleash clean, American biofuels to address the ongoing energy prices crisis.   “We should be using every tool at our disposal to '... Read More

OMAHA - The New York Times wants you to believe that farmers and ranchers are destroying the planet.   In an opinion video called “Meet the People Getting Paid to Kill Our Planet,” the first of a three-part series, the narrator rants f'... Read More

LINCOLN - In his letter to residents of the state this week, Governor Pete Ricketts made the case for preserving water resources. "Nebraskans know every drop of water is precious.  Agriculture is our top industry.  It makes up 20% of our economy'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman hosted members of the Nebraska FFA Association at the State Capitol Thursday to proclaim “FFA Week.”  FFA is a youth organization that develop'... Read More