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Proposed SEC Rule Requirements Nearly Impossible for Family Farms

As a young farmer, Lance Atwater constantly looks to technology to reduce his farm’s carbon footprint. But he is concerned about a recent federal proposal from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). NEFB thanks the 287 members who sent emails opposing the SEC Rule.

Policy Watch…

Grant applications available for meat processor assistance and expanding insurance coverage for double cropping in 2023. Get caught up on these stories and more in this week’s Policy Watch.

Scholarship Aims to Help Non-Traditional Students in Rural Nebraska

From EMT training to a nursing degree and other college credits, non-traditional students are getting the much-needed support to obtain their educational goals with the Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Max & Eric Brown. Deadline to apply is August 1.

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Welcomes Two New Interns

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation has welcomed two new interns to the team. Kristen Herrick joined the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation as the student worker. Emmalee Harder joined the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation as the 2022 Summer Education Intern.

Apply for a Young Farmers & Ranchers Awards

Do you know someone whose dedication, hard work, and determination deserves to be recognized? Urge them to apply for a Young Farmers and Ranchers award.

Empire State of Agriculture: Nebraska Teachers Attend National Conference

With support from Lancaster County Farm Bureau, the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation hosted five Nebraska teachers and volunteers at the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference “Empire State of Agriculture,” June 29 – July 1 in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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