Join NEFB for a Tele-Town Hall with Jim Pillen on Tuesday
Members are invited join President Mark McHargue for a Tele Town Hall with NEFB’s endorsed candidate for governor, Jim Pillen on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. (CT). The call is scheduled for one hour. You can call (402) 674-0121 to join the live event or if you would like to automatically receive a phone call you can sign up here.Members are encouraged to ask questions and be interactive with Jim during the call. We look forward to talking with you on Tuesday.
Cyberattacks in Agriculture
As national Cyber Security Month comes to an end, Nebraska Farm Bureau encourages producers to be vigilant all year long. The FBI offers suggestions for any farm, ranch, or agribusiness to protect themselves from cyberattacks.
In this week’s Policy Watch, EPA labels PFOS as a hazardous substance, Rep. Mike Flood will host mobile office hours in November, low Mississippi River water levels threaten grain shipments, and registration of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Policy Forum is now open.
Raising the Minimum Wage: Good or Bad?
Nebraskans will vote in November on whether to amend Nebraska law to raise the state’s minimum wage. Initiative Measure 433 would phase-in a minimum wage increase from $9.00/hour to $15.00/hour over a 4-year period. NEFB’s economist looks the economic impact of this proposal.
Leadership Academy Application Deadline Nov. 4
The deadline to apply for the Nebraska Farm Bureau Leadership Academy is quickly approaching. 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.
Get Your Harvest Overweight Permit Exemption Form
Nebraska Farm Bureau is once again providing overweight permit exemption forms to our members seeking to be exempt from having to get an overweight permit for farm trucks. Login to download your form and keep it in your truck!