Monthly archives: January, 2014

NOBULL: Domina says it’s time to protect middle class

Domina says it’s time to protect middle class January 21, 2014 2:05 pm  •  By DON WALTON / Lincoln Journal Star Omaha attorney Dave Domina announces his run for the Senate with the support of Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler (left) on Tuesday at the Capitol Rotunda. Two independent Senate candidates had an opportunity Tuesday at a Lincoln Independent Business Association forum to make their



NOBULL: Some Iowa beef producers want more input in checkoff spending

23 January 2014 | 4:30 am in B380, Farm2Market, Statewide News Some Iowa beef producers want more input in checkoff spending Checkoff money is spent on research, communication, marketing and promotions Some Iowa beef producers say a program that takes $1 from each head of cattle they sell should be voluntary so they can yank contributions if they don’t like how the



NOBULL: Latest Chapter in Beef Checkoff Saga; USDA OIG Relents

Written on:January 2, 2014 A letter dated November 4, 2013 from USDA Office of Inspector General contained some very welcome news, specifically: “…your FOIA appeal is granted”. For some time OCM’s legitimate request for material relating to a particular OIG audit had met with what could best be described as evasion and stalling. But, unlike



NOBULL: Kauai’s Anti-GMO Regulation Challenged By Big-Ag Lawsuit

Kauai’s Anti-GMO Regulation Challenged By Big-Ag Lawsuit The Huffington Post  |  By Carla Herreria Posted: 01/14/201 In November, Hawaii’s Kauai County Council passed a groundbreaking GMO bill that limits biotech crop and pesticide use on the island of Kauai. The law is set to take effect in August, but three of the world’s largest agrochemical companies are now suing to



NOBULL: Leaders ousted at soybean group — Shake-up follows audit of farmer fees [TAX].

Leaders ousted at soybean group Shake-up follows audit of farmer fees. Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 2:00 am JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Two longtime leaders of the Missouri Soybean Association are out of their jobs as part of an organizational shakeup after an audit of how the prominent agricultural group managed millions of dollars of



NOBULL: TIME FOR OUTRAGE, by J. Glenn Evans

22 January 2014 TIME FOR OUTRAGE Mega corporations, banksters and corporate media are like a boa constrictor squeezing the life out of the American dream of equal opportunity and justice for all.  With their concentrated wealth they control the means of production and distribution; they control our government both statewide and national and write laws



NOBULL: NBAF Funded — Morans obituary for the USA cattle industry

Sorry this is late but “Politicians working on Cutting Budgets, stopping waste, become more effecient and self reliant”..  It is all a BIG lie.  There will be no responsible party when this fiasco is over. NBAF to Manhattan to study Foot and Mouth Disease is ludicrous.  Top it off with the newly allowed meat imports



NOBULL: Dave Domina’s Senate Announcement Tour Set for this week

Howdy, NeFU State Convention Saturday noon luncheon speaker Dave Domina is running for the U.S. Senate! He will be at the following places listed below as he travels around the state this week for his announcement tour. Dave has championed ag market reforms, the corrosive impact that captive supply has on price discovery, and the



NOBULL: Why Family Farmers Have to Pay Off Big Agribusiness — This is one tax Democrats should be happy to cut.

Why Family Farmers Have to Pay Off Big Agribusiness by Piper Hoffman January 17, 2014 Remember when the U.S. Department of Agriculture decided to join the Meatless Mondays movement, got heat from the beef industry, and backed right down? Guess who keeps the industry’s promoter, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), in business: the U.S. government. Now



NOBULL: Congress Still Playing Favorites: Grants Meatpackers Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card

Congress Still Playing Favorites: Grants Meatpackers Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card   Washington, D.C. – The public’s dissatisfaction with Congress could worsen now that Congress has carved out a provision to protect multinational meatpackers from enforcement actions under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which was just passed by Congress and will fund