Public Hearings Set for Nebraska Ballot Initiatives
Public hearings have been set in October in the state’s three congressional districts for the ballot initiatives that will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. The two initiatives that will appear on the ballot are the voter ID constitutional amendment and the minimum wage initiative. The hearings will be held Oct. 6 in North Platte, Oct. 11 in Omaha, and Oct. 18 in Lincoln.
Join the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Team!
Do you have a passion for agriculture? Enjoy working with elementary students? Want to make a difference? Consider joining the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation as an Education Specialist! Contact Courtney Shreve at (402) 421-4461 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Or apply online!
The EPA heads back to the drawing board on its interim review decisions for glyphosate; legislation targeting SEC’s greenhouse gas reporting rule is introduced; and with recent drought conditions across the state, now it a good time to review drought related tax laws; get all the details on these stories in Policy Watch.
Apply for a Young Farmers & Ranchers Awards!
The deadline to apply for our Young Farmers and Ranchers awards is Oct. 7! The winners will be honored at the Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention and win $500 and a trip to the American Farm Bureau Convention!
Ag in the Classroom: New Resources for Teachers in 2022-2023
To welcome teachers back to school, Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom rolled out new resources that approach learning through the lens of food and farming. The free lessons and activities include Teacher Toolkits, Classroom Visits, Taste & Teach grants, Cafeteria Chronicles: Pizza Reader, and the Nebraska Interactive Map. Learn more about these amazing resources!
Jim Pillen to Hold Town Hall Meetings
Nebraska Farm Bureau invites you to a Town Hall with Jim Pillen in Central and Western Nebraska. Join us Oct. 2 in Minden, Oct. 3 in McCook, Imperial, Sidney, or Alliance, and Oct. 4 in Chadron. Come get to know NEFB’s endorsed candidate for governor! Get full details on our events page.