Leadership Academy Works to Build Strong Leaders
Ten farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness professionals from across Nebraska met in Grand Island Feb. 23-24 for the second session of their year-long training as part of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) Leadership Academy. This session focused on understanding the role and opportunities in Farm Bureau and learning how to be an effective member of a County Farm Bureau.
NEFB Presence Felt at Nebraska Women in Ag Conference
The 38th Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference was held Feb. 23-24 in Kearney. The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is an annual two-day event designed to educate and uplift women involved in any aspect of Nebraska’s agricultural industry. As a proud sponsor, Nebraska Farm Bureau connected with producers at the event and participated in workshops.
In this week’s Policy Watch, get an update from the Nebraska Legislature on bills making their way through the Unicameral, American Farm Bureau submits comments on an EPA proposal to restrict rodenticides, and the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance released their policy recommendations for the 2023 Farm Bill.
BBQ & Brews a Big Success
From bumping elbows with Governor Pillen to discussing upcoming legislative debate with Speaker of the Legislature John Arch, Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) BBQ & Brews event gave members the opportunity to get to better know our state’s elected officials. Through events like this, Farm Bureau members can become more engaged in our advocacy process.
County Leaders Advocacy Washington, D.C. Trip
Are you interested in advocating for agricultural issues in Washington, D.C. on June 12-14? Sign up to receive more information on this exciting opportunity. Over three days, participants will hear from experts and in-turn voice their thoughts on topics including the 2023 Farm Bill, environmental regulations, and energy and economic policies. This is an opportunity for members to help law makers make the connection between what is happening on Nebraska farms ranches and what is being debated in the halls of Congress and within federal agencies. Sign up deadline is March 13. Please reach out to your Regional Manager or Whittney Kelley to reserve your spot!