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Farm Bureau Members Set Policy on Key Issues and Elect Leaders at Annual Meeting and Convention 

Delegates representing farm and ranch families from all 93 Nebraska counties outlined key agriculture policy priorities and elected new leaders for Nebraska Farm Bureau as part of the organization’s 106th Annual Meeting and Convention held Dec. 3-5 in Kearney. Delegates discussed a wide range of agricultural policy issues to provide direction for the organization.

NEFB Partners with Nebraska Farm Business Inc. to Offer Comprehensive Farm Analysis 

Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) understands that the business of food production has tight margins and farmers and ranchers need the best tools available to help them understand their costs, make sound financial decisions, and rise above their competition. This is why the Nebraska Farm Bureau is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership aimed at empowering its farmer and rancher members with cutting-edge tools for comprehensive farm analysis.

Musgrave Named Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Achievement Award Winner 

Ryan Musgrave of Ong was named recipient of the 2023 Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Achievement in Agriculture Award. Musgrave is a Clay County Farm Bureau member and was selected based on performance in farm or ranch management, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles, and service to his community and Farm Bureau. 

Josh and Jill England Take Home Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Excellence in Agriculture Award 

Hall County Farm Bureau members, Josh and Jill England, earned the 2023 Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award. The Englands are the fourth generation to farm their family’s land near Doniphan and were recognized for their ongoing involvement and commitment to agriculture.

Joe Melnick Wins NEFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet 

Adams/Webster County Farm Bureau member, Joe Melnick, won the 2023 Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet. Melnick received the top score during the final round of the Discussion Meet contest. 

Abygail Streff is Named Collegiate Discussion Meet Champion 

Abygail Streff of Pierce took top honors at the 2023 Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) Collegiate Discussion Meet. Streff earned the top score during the final round of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Collegiate Discussion Meet held for the first time during the Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention.

Nebraska Pesticide and Chemigation Training Dates Announced 

The first of several private pesticide applicator training dates will be held on Jan. 3, at the Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinic, at 8:30 a.m. at the Gering Civic Center. The 2024 private pesticide and chemigation applicator training dates and times are set to be held from January to March in several locations.

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