Flood Wins Special Election in First Congressional District
Nebraska Farm Bureau congratulates Mike Flood on his election to serve Nebraska’s first congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. We look forward to working with him on challenges in the areas of growing our economy, cutting taxes, and reducing federal overreach.
In this week’s Policy Watch, learn how Nebraska Farm Bureau is protecting agriculture as Lincoln looks for a second water source; the Urban District Evaluation Committee is in action this week conducting interviews of legislative candidates; and Sen. Deb Fischer’s bipartisan cattle market reform bill passes out of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Get caught up on these stories and more in Policy Watch.
Nominate Someone Deserving of the Silver Eagle Award
The Silver Eagle Award is Nebraska Farm Bureau’s highest honor and each year the organization bestows the award to an individual or entity for their contributions to Nebraska agriculture. Nebraska Farm Bureau is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Silver Eagle award. Who do you think should get this award? Please submit your nomination to Autumn Jacobs by September 12.
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Cost of July 4th Cookout 17% Higher Compared to Year Ago
U.S. consumers will pay $69.68 for their favorite Independence Day cookout foods, including cheeseburgers, pork chops, chicken breasts, homemade potato salad, strawberries, and ice cream, based on a new American Farm Bureau Federation marketbasket survey.
SAVE THE DATE! Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer Socials
Calling all young farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness professionals! Join us for social events throughout the state this summer. Our next events will be held in Grand Island on July 21 and Taylor on August 19. Check out our Events page for all the details and to find a social near you!