Headline Stories

The House Finally Has a Speaker 

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives elected Mike Johnson (R-La.) to succeed Kevin McCarthy as the 56th Speaker of the House of Representatives. NEFB Senior Director of National Affairs Jordan Dux provides perspective on the new Speaker and what it will mean for farmers and ranchers.

FSA Announces Emergency Relief Program Payments 

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently announced that Emergency Relief Program (ERP) payments are available for the 2022 cropping year.  

DOE Announces $1.3B for Three News Transmission Lines – One in Nebraska 

This week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released their National Transmission Needs Study, finding the “Plains” region, which includes Nebraska, has both a current and future need for increased energy transmission infrastructure.  

Save Your Spot for Policy Forum! 

Bringing farmers and ranchers together to develop organizational policy and shape the future of agriculture! Join us Nov. 16 in Kearney for the 2023 Nebraska Farm Bureau Policy Forum. Register now to help shape Nebraska Farm Bureau’s policy for the coming year.

Nebraska Broadband Office Sets Public Meetings to Gather Feedback 

Nebraskans have more opportunities to weigh in on state efforts to ensure access to reliable broadband through a series of nine public meetings held across the state beginning November 7. 

Training Seminar Prepares Candidates for Campaign Trail 

Nebraska Farm Bureau recently held its Campaign Management Training Seminar. The seminar is designed to give candidates the tools they need to run a successful campaign. 

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