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AFBF Delegates Adopt Nebraska Policy Recommendations

Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2021 Virtual Convention adopted a handful of policy positions recommended by Nebraska farmers and ranchers during the Nebraska Farm Bureau annual meeting last December. Nebraska proposals related to reform in cattle markets were among those adopted by AFBF delegates, including specific policy to expand cash sales to increase price transparency. Other Nebraska policies adopted included support for very small, small, and medium sized meat processing facilities to expand marketing opportunities for Nebraska livestock producers. AFBF delegates also adopted Nebraska initiated proposals to provide USDA more tools to enforce the Packers and Stockyards Act.

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