2021 Silver Eagle Award Honors Sallie Atkins Advocate for Nebraska Beef
Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Sallie Atkins as the 2021 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. Sallie has spent a lifetime serving agriculture and promoting Nebraska as the “Beef State”.
Reconciliation and Infrastructure packages face uncertain future; Shipping delays impacting bottom line of farmers and ranchers; USDA begins mailing ballots this week for FSA county committee elections; USDA is issuing $1.8 billion in payment to agriculture producers; Read all these stories and more in Policy Watch.
NEFB Launches “Ag on the Go” Radio Program
Nebraska Farm Bureau recently launched the “Ag on the Go with Farm Bureau” radio program on the Rural Radio Network. The program, hosted by Chad Moyer with KTIC in West Point, focuses on agricultural and rural issues important to Nebraska’s farm and ranch families, while also highlighting the value of being a Nebraska Farm Bureau member. Listen for “Ag on the Go with Farm Bureau” shortly after the Midday Program on any Rural Radio Network station.
Farms Big vs Small, We Need Them All!
There’s a kind of farm that has caught the imagination of food-conscious consumers. It’s relatively small, and you know the farmer who runs it. It’s diverse, growing different kinds of crops, and often incorporating livestock in a planet-friendly way. But larger farms are protecting the planet too and working with public and private entities, and our elected leaders to make sure the research and development of cutting-edge technologies exist to help production agriculture meet the challenges of our modern world. Read more in our latest edition of Nebraska Living magazine.
Register for the NEFB Annual Meeting and Convention
Join us for the 2021 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention on December 5-7 at the Younes Convention Center in Kearney, Neb. Keynote speaker is Matt Rush, a fourth-generation farmer and cattle rancher, will talk about uncovering your stress switches and turning them off to eliminate stress. Be ready to get your groove on and don’t forget to register for the 6th annual Nebraska Farm Bureau Grower’s Gala and live auction, Monday, Dec. 6. Groovy sixties attire is encouraged!
Join the Farm Bureau Team as a North Central Regional Manager
Nebraska Farm Bureau is looking for a motivated individual to work with county Farm Bureaus, empower volunteer leaders, and communicate the philosophy and beliefs of Farm Bureau. Learn more about the North Central Regional Manager position and apply today!