Become an Effective Agricultural Advocate

Passing legislation that supports our issues is a challenging process that requires active participation by our members. 

  1. Send a Letter to Your Legislator 
    As a constituent, your lawmakers and political appointees know that you are the key to their understanding of issues important to you. They want and need to hear from you on issues you consider important.
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  2. Place a Phone Call 
    When you need to get in touch with your lawmaker immediately, and don’t have the time to craft a letter or email, that’s when it’s time to use the most common method of communicating with your lawmakers – make a telephone call!
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  3. Meet Them Face to Face 
    By far, the most effective way to articulate your views to your elected officials and positively affect the outcome of legislation and of policy debates is to speak with lawmakers face to face. 
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  4. Write a Letter to the Editor 
    You can send letters to the editors to many newspapers via email rather than hand-writing them. Go to our online Legislative Action Center to find media outlets in your area, and send them a message. It only takes a minute.
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Jay Ferris
Director of Grassroots Programs
(402) 421-4409
jayf@nefb.org
NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU
5225 South 16th Street, Lincoln, NE 68512
P.O. Box 80299, Lincoln, NE 68501-0299
Telephone
: (800) 742-4016 or (402) 421-4400
Fax
: (402) 421-4439