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Statement, Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson Regarding House Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

LINCOLN, NEB. – “Today Congress took yet another step forward in delivering a new farm bill that works for rural and urban America. We greatly appreciate the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote granting final passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. The House’s action ensures President Trump will have the opportunity to sign a new farm bill into law.”

“We thank Congressman Fortenberry, Congressman Bacon, and Congressman Smith for their votes and support for the farm bill. All have worked tirelessly to help shape the bill into one that addresses many Nebraska Farm Bureau priorities.”

“We ask President Trump to move quickly to sign this important piece of legislation into law.”

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is a grassroots, state-wide organization dedicated to supporting farm and ranch families and working for the benefit of all Nebraskans through a wide variety of educational, service and advocacy efforts. More than 61,000 families across Nebraska are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve rural and urban prosperity as agriculture is a key fuel to Nebraska’s economy. For more information about Nebraska Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit

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