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Nebraska Farm Bureau to hold Agriculture and Rural Issues Republican Gubernatorial Forum

Nebraska Farm Bureau is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Issues Republican Gubernatorial Forum to start off its Annual Meeting and Convention at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Sunday Dec. 5.

Policy Watch…

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer introduces the Cattle Market Price Discovery and Transparency Act, find out what this could mean for cattle markets; the federal infrastructure bill has landed on President Biden’s desk, learn what’s included in the bill and why Nebraska Farm Bureau supported the legislation; and CDL regulatory changes are on the way, will you be affected? Find out more in Policy Watch.

Policy Resolutions Online, Register Today for Policy Forum!

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Policy Forum is right around the corner! Register today to join this in-person and virtual event to help shape Nebraska Farm Bureau’s policy positions. All the policy resolutions submitted by county Farm Bureaus are now online. Those unable to participate in the Nov. 18 Policy Forum can submit comments on resolutions for consideration by the State Legislative Policy Committee. Any comments or suggestions on policy resolutions MUST be emailed to Whittney Kelley at whittneyk@nefb.org by 5:00 p.m. (CT), Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost More

Turkey prices are flying this year at the highest level seen in many years. According to the USDA Economic Research Service, wholesale turkey prices in September averaged $1.36 per pound, the highest monthly price since records were kept beginning in 2006. The rise of turkey prices is the result of many factors.

Gerlach Caps Off Steve Nelson Yeutter Institute International Trade Internship

Savannah Gerlach of DeWitt, the inaugural recipient of the Steve Nelson Yeutter Institute International Trade Internship Award, capped off her summer internship by planning an educational event for students and the public on an agricultural trade policy issue important to Nebraska.

Leadership Academy Application Deadline Extended

Are you committed to the future of rural Nebraska and want to develop skills for leading change? Apply now for the 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.

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