Farm Bureau Members Set Policy on Key Issues at Annual Meeting and Convention
Farmers and ranchers from across the state set Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) policy for the upcoming year as part of the organization’s 105th Annual Meeting and Convention held Dec. 4-6 in Kearney. Delegates discussed a wide range of agricultural policy issues to provide direction for the organization.
In this week’s Policy Watch, Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue shares details from his recent trip to Washington, D.C. including topics discussed with Sen. Fischer and Rep. Bacon, and Nebraska Farm Bureau testifies at a public hearing for an interim study on the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act.
Nebraska Farm Bureau Names 2023 Leadership Academy Class
Ten farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness professionals from across Nebraska have been selected for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2023 Leadership Academy. They will begin a year-long program starting Jan. 19-20 in Kearney.
Foundation Celebrates 10 Years at Annual Grower’s Gala Celebration
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation held its annual Grower’s Gala on Dec. 5. Thanks to generous donations, preliminary fundraising totals from the event topped $57,000 to support the Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom program, scholarships and awards, and consumer engagement efforts.
Congratulations Jay Rempe!
Long time Nebraska Farm Bureau Sr. Economist Jay Rempe will be retiring at the end of the year. Jay has served many roles in Nebraska Farm Bureau, and we appreciate his knowledge, wisdom, and advice throughout the highs and lows of agriculture. His loyalty to the organization and ability to direct our attention to issues that bring the most value to members is invaluable. Congratulations! Enjoy your well-deserved retirement!