The 2015 photo contest has arrived!

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A little girl in a field

Nevada Farm Bureau is excited to announce that the 2015 Photo Contest has begun! This year’s contest will consist of four categories: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. The photo contest is open to all Nevada Farm Bureau members and their families. It includes two divisions: Youth and Adult (18+). All photos will be judged after the final deadline and prizes … Read More

Austin Wright joins Nevada Farm Bureau as a business journalism intern

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Nevada Farm Bureau Federation welcomes Austin Wright as our new intern through a partnership with the Reynolds School of Journalism. Austin is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno studying journalism. He was born and raised in Reno, Nev. and enjoys community events such as The Rib-Cook Off and the Reno Rodeo. Austin most recently worked at Trans World … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau awarded for education, communication and member programs at national level

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Nevada Farm Bureau Federation received three Awards of Excellence and the Apex Award Jan. 2015 during the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention. “It is an honor to be recognized for the hard work our organization has put in during the last year,” Nevada Farm Bureau President Hank Combs said. “Nevada Farm Bureau has great leadership and volunteers … Read More

Join our efforts in the 2015 Legislative Session

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By Executive Vice President Clay McCauley As we move forward into 2015, the top priority for Nevada Farm Bureau is the Nevada Legislature and implementing our policy through the actions taken in support of or in opposition to proposed legislation. Effectively representing our farmer and rancher members requires daily participation in the legislative process. Although I don’t know what is … Read More

Members Appointed to Issue Advisory Committee: Lister and Pursel to discuss ag. topics at AFBF committee meeting

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Vice President Bevan Lister and Lyon County President Darrell Pursel were appointed this month to the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Issue Advisory Committee. Committee members were nominated by state Farm Bureaus and approved by the AFBF Board of Directors. The Issue Advisory Committee consists of 14 committees, which each focus on a different hot topic in agriculture. Lister … Read More

Young farmers and ranchers to hold food drive in Overton Jan. 31

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Local Farm Bureau collects food items for Cappalappa Family Resource Center SPARKS, Nev. – The Clark County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) committee will host their third annual Harvest for All food drive Jan. 31 at Lin’s Fresh Market in Overton, Nev. Members of the YF&R committee will collect food from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the … Read More

A Period of Epic Collaboration: Addressing important western agriculture issues

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By Mitchell Kwitek, Nevada Farm Bureau Intern “We’re in a period of epic collaboration. We have incredible momentum so we can’t stop now; we need to get across the finish line,” United States Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell says. Jewell is referring to the events and collaborative by-partisan panels held at Western Governors Association meetings. The association gathers policy makers, … Read More

Examining the 2015 Federal Appropriations Bill

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January means the beginning of a new year and with that comes the exciting news of the recently passed appropriations bill. In this month’s column, I’ll take a look at the bill and address some of the triumphs for Nevada Farm Bureau and our agriculture community. H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, provides $1.013 trillion … Read More

Southern Nevada students win 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Video Contest

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Clark County high school students Logan O’Toole, Kaelynn Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park received first place in December 2014 for their video entry in the 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Video Contest. O’Toole, Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park attend Moapa Valley High School (MVHS) in Overton, Nev. Their video “Agriculture Affects Our Community” gave a tour of their high school farm … Read More

Congressmen Amodei and Heck receive Friend of Farm Bureau award

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The Nevada Farm Bureau Federation presented the “Friend of Farm Bureau” award this month to Congressman Mark Amodei and Congressman Joe Heck. Each year, the “Friend of Farm Bureau award is given to those members of Congress who were nominated by Nevada Farm Bureau and approved by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Board of Directors. This award is based … Read More