Legislative Conference and BBQ & Brews
Step Up — Speak Out
332 Centennial Mall S, Lincoln, NE
Registration is now closed. If you need additional assistance, please contact Whittney Kelley at (402) 421 4760 or you can register in person the day of the event.
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Legislative Conference is back! Join us February 22, 2024 as we explore current policy issues impacting agriculture, visit with elected officials, and get the latest information on legislation in Lincoln and Washington, D.C. Cap off the day by socializing with fellow Farm Bureau members and elected officials at BBQ and Brews at 5:00-7:00 p.m.
What You Can Anticipate at the Legislative Conference!
Welcome at Scottish Rite
Director of Agriculture Sherry Vinton
Legislative Bill Review
Visit with Senators on Legislative Issues
Back to Scottish Rite
Lunch – Senator Panel
Sen. Teresa Ibach – District 44
Sen. Mike Jacobson – District 42
Speaker of Legislature John Arch
Attorney General Mike Hilgers
What’s Happening in Washington, D.C.
Senior Director of National Affairs Jordan Dux
State Capitol Tour and Hearings
5 – 7 p.m.
BBQ & Brews at Nebraska Farm Bureau – Members Only
Attorney General Mike Hilgers
Attorney General Mike Hilgers understands the role of agriculture in our state’s economy and works to fight federal overreach, protect the constitution, and keep our Nebraska communities safe. Hilgers will speak on some of the issues his office is handling that can have tremendous impacts on the well-being of Nebraska farm and ranch families.
Speaker of the Legislature John Arch
From property tax reform to rural economic development and many issues between, senators will be passing bills on public policy matters that can have great impact on farmers, ranchers, and rural communities across the state. Speaker of the Legislature John Arch will provide his insights into the current legislative session and how proposals are taking shape.
Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Legislative Conference includes time at the Capitol to meet your senator and advocate for agriculture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to highlight the importance of agriculture and inside information on legislative proposals taking shape at the Unicameral.
Plus, don’t miss an exclusive panel discussion with senators and an update on what’s happening in Washington, D.C.
Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to advocate for Nebraska agriculture!
BBQ & Brews at Nebraska Farm Bureau
Cap off the day by socializing with fellow Farm Bureau members and elected officials at BBQ and Brews.
|February 22, 2024
|5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Confirmed Elected Officials Attending BBQ & Brews
U.S. Sen. Pete Ricketts, Sen. John Lowe, Sen. Loren Lippincott, Sen. Merv Riepe, Sen. Justin Wayne, Sen. Rick Holdcroft, Sen. Rita Sanders, Sen. Dave Murman, Sen. Joni Albrecht, Sen. Tom Brandt, Sen. John Arch, Sen. George Dungan, Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh, Sen. Anna Wishart, Sen. Kathleen Kauth, Sen. John Fredtickson, Sen. Bruce Bostelman, Sen. Jana Hughes, Sen. Christy Armendariz, Sen. Teresa Ibach, Sen. Wendy DeBoer, Sen. Robert Dover, PS Comm. Dan Watermeier.
Contact Whittney Kelley at (402) 421 4760.