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Agricultural Trade Priorities Outlined for Biden Administration, Updated Trade Report Online

As a majority of the world’s consumers reside outside U.S. borders, international trade is vital to the economic future of Nebraska’s farm and ranch families. Nebraska Farm Bureau has identified three trade priorities for the Biden administration following a year with little movement on the topic.

Policy Watch…

Planning on commenting on a legislative bill, the Nebraska Legislature is imposing and earlier deadline for written comments; Nebraska Farm Bureau testified in opposition to a return to the 2015 WOTUS rule; and the EPA recently announced a seven-year registration for Enlist Duo and Enlist One, find out what that could mean for your operation. Get the latest on all these stories and more in this week’s Policy Watch.

Rep. Smith Selected to Lead Ways and Means Subcommittee

Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith was selected this week to serve as the Ranking Republican Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over all trade measures, including trade agreements, tariffs, and trade enforcement activities. 

Last Chance to Register for the 2022 Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference!

A Conference FOR Young Farmers and Ranchers – BY Young Framers and Ranchers! Online registration for the 2022 Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference will be closing soon. Don’t miss out! Join us January 28-29 in Kearney!

Farm & Ranch Labor: The Help Wanted Sign is Posted

Finding skilled, reliable workers is increasingly difficult for Nebraska farm and ranch operators and agricultural businesses. Labor shortages and problems add delays, costs, and increased stress for operations. Watch our latest Inside Inside Profitability Series webinar to learn about practices agricultural employers can use for hiring and managing employees, and how the H-2A program could help.

Listen to Ag on the Go with Nebraska Farm Bureau

Stay up to date with Nebraska Farm Bureau happenings by listening to Ag on the Go with Nebraska Farm Bureau. From updates on agriculture policy to regulations that might impact farmers and ranchers. Ag on the Go is what you need to know now! Listen to Ag on the Go on the Rural Radio Network or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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