Primary Election Day was a great day for Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee endorsed candidates! In this week’s Policy Watch, get a full rundown of how NEFB-PAC endorsed candidates did in their races. SEC comment deadline extended. President Biden also announced several new agricultural initiatives to address challenges facing farmers and ranchers due to inflation, supply chain problems, and more.
Planting in Nebraska
How long does it typically take Nebraska farmers to plant the state’s two largest crops? How many days are generally suitable for fieldwork during planting season? Are the days suitable for fieldwork changing over time? A recent issue of Agriculture Economic Tidbits discusses these questions.
Jason Dirks awarded 2022 Steve Nelson Yeutter Institute International Trade Internship
Jason Dirks of Ankeny, Iowa, is the second recipient of the Steve Nelson Yeutter Institute International Trade Internship Award. The award will provide Dirks with a $6,000 stipend to intern full-time with the Washington International Trade Association this summer in Washington, D.C.