GOOD GRIEF! IT’S THE GREAT CORN MAZE, CHARLIE BROWN

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WINNEMUCCA, Nev.—In honor of the 50th anniversary of one of the most beloved, quotable, and unforgettable Peanuts television specials of all time, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the Lazy P Adventure Farm is preparing a once-in-a-lifetime celebration: a custom-designed maze featuring Charlie Brown, Linus, Snoopy and the Great Pumpkin!                 The Lazy P Adventure Farm has announced dates for … Read More

Farm Bureau Members Need To Share Their Point Of View On New Tax Proposal

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Plans are being made for the Nevada Legislature to be called into another special session by Governor Brian Sandoval to consider implementing another new tax to generate revenue for a partially financed football stadium in Las Vegas, intended to become the future home of the National Football League’s Raiders. Farm Bureau members are being encouraged to contact their elected representatives, … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau’s Political Action Committee Endorses Five Candidates

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“Nevadans For Family and Agriculture,” the political action committee of Nevada Farm Bureau has determined five candidates for endorsement to the Nevada Legislature.  The candidates earned this support on the basis of determinations made from interviews of 10 candidates by the committee members.  The Farm Bureau PAC selected five key legislative races for involvement in this campaign cycle.  Along with … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau Gives Public Contrast To Two Different Approaches For Local Land Bills

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Nevada Farm Bureau forwarded public testimony to be included for the record of the hearing that the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hear in Washington, D.C., September 22. This written testimony covered the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act, S. 3102. The organization also offered public testimony to the Washoe County Commission urging that they take … Read More

Pershing County Land Bill Set For Hearing

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Pershing County Land Bill Set For Hearing The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a legislative hearing on the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act. The hearing will be held Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m. in Washington, D.C.   At this hearing, the Committee will accept testimony from interested parties.  It is likely that only Executive … Read More

An Opportunity To Learn More On How To Deal With Sage Grouse Conservation In Nevada

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The Nevada Conservation Credit System is a key component for Nevada’s plan for addressing Sage Grouse conservation. Nevada ranchers have the chance to learn the role they might be able to take advantage of through a series of workshops being planned by the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association. (For a preliminary idea on the Nevada Conservation Credit System, please check out this … Read More

Participation In Upcoming Navy Public Meetings Is Important

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The United States Navy has scheduled a number of public meetings in Nevada as part of the scoping process for identifying issues to be covered in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for the proposed changes to the Fallon Range Training Complex. The impact on livestock grazing connected to the plans to withdraw federally-managed multiple use lands for the … Read More

Farm Bureau Weighs In On Washoe County Lands Bill

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Nevada Farm Bureau told Washoe County Commissioners that the development of the Washoe County Economic Development and Conservation Act needs to be a transparent process for involvement that provides stakeholders with the chance for input that translates into actual legislative language. Offering these comments to the county Commission’s September 13 meeting, Executive Vice President Doug Busselman also highlighted important livestock … Read More

BLM Wild Horse Advisory Board Meeting Recap

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Elko, NV Sept. 8-9,2016 The Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board held a two day meeting in Elko on Thursday September 8th and Friday September 9th. The board has met all over the western United States since the beginning of the year and traveled to Elko to see the impacts the wild horses and burros take on Nevada rangelands. The … Read More