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Urban Newspaper Aims to Remove Voice of Rural Nebraska Voters

Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue recently commented on a Lincoln Journal Star editorial board piece entitled, “Initiative Rules Need to Reflect New Demographics”. In the piece, the Lincoln Journal Star calls for the end of our state’s constitutional requirement that signatures for ballot measures need be gathered from 5 percent of the voters in 38 counties, effectively silencing Nebraska’s rural voice.

Policy Watch…

Dollars are available through the Livestock Modernization Act, learn more and how to apply; Nebraska Farm Bureau’s president testified before the House Ways and Means Committee; USDA sends out Emergency Relief Program applications, find out more about the new program; and help stop an invasive regulatory overreach by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read these stories and more in Policy Watch

Protesting Your Property Valuation? We Can Help!

If you think the assessed value for your house, farmstead, or real estate is too high, you can file a protest with the county clerk’s office by June 30. If you’re looking to protest, Nebraska Farm Bureau has developed a guide to help members work through the process.

Nebraska Farm Bureau Announces 2022-2023 Class of The Crew

Seven young, social media savvy Nebraskans have been selected by Nebraska Farm Bureau to join The Crew. The Crew participants share their love of agriculture through social media and represent county Farm Bureaus from across the state.

Student Project Grants Awarded to 4-H and FFA students in Hamilton, Keith, and Merrick Counties

From horticulture and rodeo to cattle and chickens, the passions of the winners of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Student Project Grants shine through in each of their projects.

Take Advantage of this Nebraska Furniture Mart Special Offer

Farm Bureau members prepare to save! Shop online or in-stores at Nebraska Furniture Mart June 8-14 for special pricing and more. Login to your membership account to get special savings codes!

Place a FREE Ad Today in the Nebraska Farm Bureau Exchange!

Looking to sell, buy, or trade? Place a free classified ad today on Nebraska Farm Bureau’s online Exchange. And remember, all items listed before the 10th of the month will be printed in the Nebraska Farm Bureau News.

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