Opinion

Guardians of the Plains-Kansas Adjutant General's Department responds to Kansas Grass Fires

When people think of emergencies in Kansas, floods and tornadoes may come to mind. However, that may be changing after a series of fires blackened more than 1,000 square miles of Northwest, Southwest and Central Kansas all within a matter of 10 days in

Administration Action on Waters of the U.S. Rule Helps All

Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts pens a letter thanking President Trump and EPA Administrator Pruitt for efforts to withdraw the Waters of the United States rule.

Fixing Property Taxes Takes Leadership

Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson discusses some questions from members about positions on certain bills as the organization provides testimony to during the Nebraska Legislative Session.

Do Farm and Ranch Families need Estate Planning ?

A 2013 tax law change the portability rule can simplify farm and ranch estate planning. But UNL's David Aiken says farm and ranch families still need to do estate planning to develop and implement farm or ranch business transition plan.

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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