Nebraska Farm Bureau Supports Amendment 1
Nebraska Farm Bureau has taken a position of support for a constitutional amendment that would allow political subdivisions that own or operate an airport to spend money to develop new or expanded commercial air travel.
Nebraska Farm Bureau demands EPA preserves access to atrazine, Nebraska Ag Leaders testify at CAFO permit requirement hearing, and Sen. Fischer introduces legislation to expedite federal cost-sharing relief after natural disaster; get all the details on these stories and more in Policy Watch.
Leadership Academy Application Deadline Nov. 4
Are you committed to the future of rural Nebraska and want to develop skills for leading change? Apply now for the Nebraska Farm Bureau 2022 Leadership Academy class. Leadership Academy is a yearlong leadership training program with a mission to produce strong and effective Farm Bureau leaders. County Farm Bureau leaders can also identify individuals who are interested in this program.
Rep. Flood to Host Mobile Office Hours
Congressman Mike Flood announced that district staff will host mobile office hours in Fremont and Seward on October 19, 2022. This is a great opportunity for grassroots engagement from Farm Bureau members. Additional mobile office hours and locations will be announced in the coming weeks.
Beginning Farmer Program Raises Net Worth Eligibility
As of Oct. 1, the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act, administered by the NextGen program, net worth requirement for applicants was raised from not more than $200,000 to not more than $250,000. NEFB will continue working to raise the net worth requirements. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2022.
Executive Vice President of Nebraska Cattlemen Announces Retirement
Pete McClymont announced his retirement after twenty-five years of service to Nebraska Cattlemen. McClymont has served the association in multiple capacities from serving on the Board of Directors, to Nebraska Cattlemen President, and staff, devoting over two decades of his career to Nebraska Cattlemen.