• Don McCabe

    Wind Farms Are Local Revenue Raisers

    Nebraska Notebook

     by Don McCabe
     on November 27, 2013

    In the December Nebraska Farmer, you'll see that I dedicated the cover and two pages inside the issue with features stories on Nebraska's oppressive farmland property taxes. One of the features I wrote outlined the Nebraska Farm Bureau's three-year proposal to cut local property taxes. Make sure you read about that proposal. I doubt the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee, when it issues its final report to the full Unicameral later in December, will recommend any serious property…

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  • Don McCabe

    More Than 5 Decades Promoting UNL And Agriculture

    Nebraska Notebook

     by Don McCabe
     on November 7, 2013

    We normally shy away from feature articles about retirements. As a monthly publication, we could fill the Nebraska Farmer each edition with "good-bye and thank you" stories from the many producers, researchers, educators and other leaders in Nebraska who have had a big impact on agriculture. But I'm making an exception in this blog to comment on an education and communications legend who often toiled under the radar in his 57-year career. Yes, that's nearly six…

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