For a quick dinner, try garlic chicken in a puff pastry and a fresh lettuce salad. Served with broccoli and corn mixture or any vegetable combination you’d like. The entire meal can be made on one baking pan, so cleanup is a breeze.

Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) members have access to a wealth of special offers on a variety of products and services with several well-known national companies and brands. Explore these featured NEFB benefits designed to help you this spring. View the full list of member benefits and start saving today at www.nefb.org/benefits. But Wait – There’s more! Find up-to-date member benefits information on-the-go with access to special savings codes and direct links when using the mobile app. Search FB Benefits on Google Play or the App Store. Log in using your membership number and zip code.

It’s hard to believe that right in the heart of Nebraska beef country, farmer Grant Jones is successfully raising shrimp.

The tax deadline has been extended to May 17. Don’t forget to file for your Refundable Income Tax Credit for Property Taxes Paid to Schools on you 2020 Nebraska Income Tax Return. View our guide here to learn more. Also, let your senator know that you want the maximum property tax relief in 2021 by sending them a note here.

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Let’s think about plants…what do they need to grow? Plants need L.A.W.N.S: light, air, water, nutrients, and space to grow. Nebraska’s farmers serve a vital role in meeting plants’ needs because the availability of resources varies from one ecosystem to another. Use this twelve-day resource to watch four of Nebraska’s top crops grow in a glove!

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Looking Forward

It’s safe to say that 2020 wasn’t the year anyone expected. The pandemic severely altered our daily lives, from health concerns to changes in work and school. Rather than dwell on the negative, we can officially say hindsight is 2020 and choose to stay positive as we move forward into 2021. Together, let’s create and enjoy a “Nourishing New Year” where we highlight the benefits of eating right and staying healthy. We want to also showcase ways to use our member benefit partners to save you money and offer you ideas on how to celebrate National Ag Week. If you have any questions, ideas, or concerns, feel free to contact me, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. editor of Nebraska Living and I will be happy answer them.

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Convenient Care Plus (CCP) offers access to high-quality healthcare through a nationwide network of healthcare providers and telehealth doctors. Receive unlimited access to a network of credentialed physicians who can diagnose most healthcare problems and prescribe medication by phone or video conferencing.

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As the sun shines down, a herd of young calves and their mothers gather around a pond tucked away in a Buffalo County pasture. The scene is a small piece of heaven that Alec and Meredith Ibach like to call home. They are the fifth generation on the family farm and ranch near Sumner, raising corn, soybeans, and beef cattle. After starting his career with Farm Credit Services, Alec returned to the farm in 2018 with a mission to continue and grow his family’s legacy.

Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers grow crops and raise livestock to provide many choices for families across Nebraska at each meal. The food they grow is a part of agriculture. National Agriculture Week is March 21-27, 2021! Celebrate with these fun activities to download for the whole family!

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Welcome to the digital version of the Nebraska Living E-Newsletter. The air is cool and crisp, there is pumpkin spice everywhere, and harvest begins on farms and in our gardens. Welcome to fall in Nebraska. In this issue of Nebraska Living e-newsletter, you will read about honeybees, the sweet success of harvest, and how you can benefit from beeswax. We have a reminder that harvest time is upon us, so watch for slow moving vehicles on our roads and highways, and we have sweet and savory pumpkin recipes to create this fall. As always, if you have any questions, ideas, or concerns, feel free to contact me, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. editor of Nebraska Living, and I will be happy to answer them.

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Tina Henderson

On a small acreage outside of Syracuse, in the distance you can hear the buzz of working bees making honey. Lois Linke enjoys living in the country and, as a former teacher turned beekeeper, she looks forward to seeing the bees dance from her flower and vegetable garden to their hives gathering nectar and working until the mid-August honey harvest.

Brandon, Jessi, and son Reed Doke raise bees not just for honey, but to use beeswax for therapeutic purposes. Beeswax is a sustainable, renewable resource made by bees. Versatile, beeswax is a popular item that's been finding its way into skincare, haircare, and aromatherapy products.

Farm Bureau is proud to partner with Office Depot and Office Max to help members save up to 75% on office, home, and school supplies at Office Depot Office Max! Enjoy exclusive pricing and discounts on office essentials, toner, paper, cleaning products, breakroom items, furniture, and more. Over 93,000 products discounted below retail price.

Get exclusive Farm Bureau Pricing from Nebraska Furniture Mart Oct 7-13. Free shipping on purchase $349 or more.