The Nevada Farm Bureau Federation Calls For an Immediate Delay of The Health Insurance Tax for 2018

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The Nevada Farm Bureau Federation is the biggest advocacy organization representing Nevada’s agriculture community. As such, we advocate for federal and state policies that allow for farmers to focus completely on growing their crops. This is why we are concerned about the Health Insurance Tax, or HIT tax. The HIT tax is a federal sales tax on the healthcare that … Read More

YF&R Discussion Meet

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The Nevada Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) annual discussion meet took place at the 98th annual Nevada Farm Bureau meeting at the Carson Valley Inn, in Minden Nevada. It was a fierce competition with 10 competitors. Each year the YF&R discussion topics are selected by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) YF&R committee used throughout the competition that … Read More

The Census of Agriculture is Your Voice, Your Future, Your Opportunity

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Nevada’s farmers and ranchers have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their operations and communities by taking part in the Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the census captures a complete count of all U.S. farms and ranches and those who operate them. Nevada farmers help to feed the U.S. … Read More

USDA Offers Assistance to Protect Privately-Owned Wetlands, Agricultural Lands and Grasslands

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages people and groups wanting to protect critical wetlands, agricultural lands and grasslands to consider enrolling their property into conservation easements. This year, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest $250 million in technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts, and other groups protect these valuable lands.  The … Read More

Information Shared During 2017 Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

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The 98th Annual Nevada Farm Bureau meeting was held at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nev., November 16th through the 18th. The annual meeting is an opportunity for Farm Bureau members from across the state to come together and discuss changes in Nevada agriculture, work on policy development and a chance to interact with sponsors/ exhibitors. This year’s event … Read More

More than $300,000 in grants available for Nevada projects to facilitate restoration of greater sage grouse habitat

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Applications are due Jan. 15, 2018 In effort to restore sage grouse habitat throughout the state, the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA), in collaboration with the United States Forest Service and Private Forestry Cooperative Cost-Share Program, is offering $387,454.22 in grant funding for projects that aim to control non-native invasive plants related to the protection, enhancement and restoration of greater … Read More

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association 82nd Joint Annual Convention & Tradeshow

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The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association is eager to announce this year’s convention. The 82nd Annual Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show will be held December 4-6, 2017 at the Elko Convention Center in Elko, NV. At convention members of the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association, vendors that provide services to the beef cattle industry and guest speakers will join together to celebrate … Read More

$500,000 available to Nevada producers for water conservation projects

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Applications are due Nov. 20 Throughout Nevada’s history, farmers and ranchers have faced and overcome issues that arise from drought. Over the years, severe droughts have been a threat to Nevada agriculture, which plays a crucial role in Nevada’s economy. To better prepare Nevada’s producers for drought conditions, Governor Brian Sandoval has put together a task force to provide resources … Read More