Farm Bureau Leaders Meet with Congressional Delegation in D.C.
Nebraska Farm Bureau’s agricultural leaders met with Nebraska’s congressional delegation urging them to push back against the invasive regulatory overreach by the Securities and Exchange Commission. They also discussed cattle market reform, trade, and taxes during the national affairs visit.
With the help of Nebraska Farm Bureau, additional funding will become available for broadband expansion projects in Nebraska next month; the Special Election in the first congressional district is right around the corner; and Farm Bureau shows support for a carbon sequestration project in Nebraska. Get the details on these stories and more in Policy Watch.
From WHIP+ to ERP: A New Name for 2020-2021 Ad Hoc Disaster Assistance
The new Emergency Relief Program announced this week by the Department of Agriculture will help cover the billions of dollars in losses from natural disasters in recent years. American Farm Bureau Federation economists look at the rebranded disaster assistance program and what farmers should expect when trying to determine their qualification status in the latest Market Intel.
Ag Pen Pals Needed!
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Memorial Day Begins a new schedule for Newswire
Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff for the summer grilling season and the start of a new schedule for Newswire. In the summer months, Newswire will be sent every other week until Labor Day. Newswire may be emailed out periodically in the off weeks based on urgent topics or news. Our Newswire staff want to also thank those who serve in the military, and we want to honor the men and women who lost their lives serving our country.