NEFB First Vice President Named New Ag Director
Nebraska Governor-elect Jim Pillen announced he will be appointing family livestock producer, Sherry Vinton, as the next Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Vinton is the First Vice President of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
2022 Nebraska Farm Bureau Silver Eagle Award Honors Dr. Ray Ward, Nebraska’s Advocate for Soil
Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Ray Ward as the 2022 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. Ray has spent a lifetime serving agriculture and working with farmers to promote good soil health and clean water in Nebraska.
Congress returns after the mid-term elections with a long to-do list, NEFB signs onto a letter asking Congress to preserve crop protection products, and the USDA announces additional emergency relief through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP)-Phase 2 and a new program. Get all the insider details in this week’s Policy Watch.
Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 20%
Spending time with family and friends at Thanksgiving remains important for many Americans and this year the cost of the meal is also top of mind. The Annual American Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Survey shows the average Thanksgiving meal for 10 costs $64.05.
NEFB Annual Meeting and Convention Kicks Off Dec. 4!
Join us Dec. 4-6 in Kearney for the Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention! Expand your knowledge by attending one of our workshops and don’t miss this year’s keynote speaker, Jolene Brown. Register today! Online registration closes Nov.28.