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Join Us for the 6th Annual Grower’s Gala

Join us for networking, fun, and a celebration of Nebraska agriculture at the Grower’s Gala, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. (CT) in Kearney! Enjoy dinner, live auction, and a evening of entertainment. All proceeds to benefit the Foundation’s efforts to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans, including Agriculture in the Classroom, the Ag Pen Pal Program, scholarships, farm field trips, and more!

Policy Watch…

Nebraska Farm Bureau is urging House representatives to oppose the reconciliation package when it comes to the floor for a vote; you’re invited to join us for an Agriculture and Rural Issues Republican Gubernatorial Forum in December; and trade remains vitally important to the economic future of Nebraska farms and ranches. Get all the details in this week’s Policy Watch.

NDA Announces 2021-2022 Nebraska Ag Youth Council Members

Congratulations to the students chosen to serve on the Nebraska Agriculture Youth Council (NAYC), several of which are Nebraska Farm Bureau members!  NAYC is one of the best leadership opportunities for college students interested in careers in agriculture and want to share their passion and knowledge about agriculture with young people across Nebraska.

Annual Meeting and Convention Right Around Corner

Join us for the 2021 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention to be held Dec. 5-7 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. Attend workshops to learn about technologies transforming agriculture, get a federal issues update, discover new resources offered by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation to connect with your community in the classroom, and so much more!

Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%

Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends is a priority for many Americans but paying attention to how the meal will impact the budget is also important. Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person. This is a 14 percent increase from last year’s average of $46.90.

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at Nebraska Farm Bureau, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. In observance of the holiday, there will be no Newswire next week. Look for the next issues on Friday, Dec. 3.

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