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Show Your Support for Jim Pillen!

Join the Pillen Ag Team! As an Ag Team member, you’ll add your voice to the growing list of farmers and ranchers who support Jim Pillen for governor and be notified of upcoming campaign related activities and events.

NEFB Asks President to Bolster the Administration’s Agricultural Trade Policy

Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors recently wrote to President Joe Biden expressing concern over the lack of action on trade policy initiatives, as well as vacant senior agricultural trade positions which still lack candidates to fill them.

Policy Watch…

The FBI is warning of possible cyber-attacks during the planting season; the Nebraska Farm Bureau board of directors is urging the Biden administration to take action of trade policy initiatives, and Farm Bureau is disappointed the Biden administration has decided to reverse reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act. Get latest on all these stories in Policy Watch.

NEFB Offers Condolences After Passing of Former Congressman and State Senator Brad Ashford

Nebraska Farm Bureau Mark McHargue commented on the passing of former Congressman Brad Ashford, saying “Nebraska Farm Bureau is saddened to hear about the death of former Congressman Brad Ashford. He was a dedicated public servant as he served in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional district from 2015 until 2017 and served 16 years in the state Legislature.”

Ag Innovation Challenge Deadline Approaching

Entrepreneurs Wanted: Showcase your startup company and innovative solutions by applying for the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. Compete for a chance to win $165,000 in startup funds that could take your business to the next level. Applications close April 29.

Sign Up to Be an Ag Pen Pal!

The Ag Pen Pal Program connects farmers and ranchers with classrooms to help students understand where their food, fiber, and fuel comes from. It’s easy and fun! The commitment is just three letters during the school year. The program begins September 1.

Every Day is Earth Day for Farmers and Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers are at the forefront of climate-smart farming, putting scientific solutions, technology, and innovation to work to protect our land, air, and water. This Earth Day and every day, we thank you!

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