A Message from NEFB President, Steve Nelson

These are extraordinary times. No one has dealt with this kind of situation before. Everyone, including farm and ranch families could face both health and financial risk in the weeks to come. Its important to be informed as we deal with issues related to the Coronavirus. It is the goal of NEFB to provide you with helpful information and resources. Please return to this site for updated information or to leave comments at information@nefb.org.
– Steve Nelson

NEFB’s Rural Mental Health and Wellness

No matter what’s going on in your life, isolation, low commodity prices or the struggling livestock sector, Nebraska Farm Bureau wants to offer resources that can help at our Rural Resilience web page. If you need someone to talk to, call the Rural Response hotline at 800-464-0258 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273- 8255.

Rural Resilience

Resources for Farmers and Ranchers

Latest Updates

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Programs

Farm Bureau has worked to help ensure farmers and ranchers are eligible for different state and federal programs offering financial assistance to work through challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak. Find more information about those programs.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act)

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – Small Business Administration (SBA)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program – Small Business Administration (SBA)

Stabilization Grants for Small Livestock Producers – Nebraska Dept. of Economic Development (DED)

Agriculture Production and COVID-19

Farm Bureau has worked closely with elected officials, state and federal agencies, the University of Nebraska, and others to address and mitigate on farm impacts of COVID-19.

Farm Bureau Working for Members

In addition to working to help secure opportunities for aid and regulatory relief for farm and ranch families, Farm Bureau has worked diligently to serve as a voice and resource for farm and ranch families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other Links

What You Need to Know About COVID-19


Member Benefits

During the COVID-19 crisis we want you to take advantage of the discounts and special offers provided by our member benefit partners that can help Farm Bureau members during this unprecedented time.

Convenient Care Plus

During this COVID-19 crisis, telehealth is more important than ever. It’s convenient and a great way to keep you and your family healthy and out of the doctor’s office. Farm Bureau members in Nebraska can enroll in a telehealth membership program for as little as $7/month. With Convenient Care Plus you receive unlimited access to a network of credentialed physicians who can diagnose most healthcare problems and prescribe medication by phone or video conferencing.  All plans include the cost of generic medications. Some plans cover the cost of x-rays, laboratory services, and Urgent Care Clinic visits.

Once enrolled, access begins immediately. To learn more or enroll now visit: convenientcareplus.com/nefb/index.html

Office Depot/Office Max

With everyone either working, or managing schoolwork and lessons, from home, we want to remind you that Farm Bureau member benefit partners like Office Depot/OfficeMax offer Farm Bureau members some great options. Order home office and school supplies online and take advantage of Free Next-Business Day Delivery on orders over $50.  As a Farm Bureau member you have access to exclusive discounts on: paper, ink/toner, pens, pencils, binder clips, post-its and more! Shop online at nefb.savingcenter.net and Register or Sign-In for Farm Bureau pricing.  When shopping in stores reference Store Purchasing Card account # 80119285117 to receive the discount. Text “NEFB” to 555-888 and save your free discount card on your phone.

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Grainger is committed to your health and safety and offers Farm Bureau members recommendations for disinfecting and safety on your farms and ranches. Nebraska Farm Bureau members get special member prices on selected categories and brands. PLUS get free standard parcel shipping on all standard Grainger products.

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AVIS – Budget Group

To help get college students home during this COVID-19 pandemic, Avis and Budget are suspending the underage penalty fee until April 30th so people between the ages of 21-24 can rent a car.

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