Farm Bureau Bank Scholarship

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Available to students currently enrolled in the University of Nevada-Reno or Truckee Meadows Community College They must be pursuing a degree in Agriculture, or Food Nutrition and also have completed at least one semester of post-secondary education by the Application Deadline – May 31, 2018. FBB Education Assistance Award App 2018

Mosquito season means it is time to vaccinate horses against West Nile Virus

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) urges horse owners throughout the state to vaccinate against West Nile Virus (WNV). WNV can cause severe illness in a horse’s brain, spinal cord and nervous system.  “Vaccination is the best protection horse owners have for their animals,” Dr. JJ Goicoechea, the NDA’s state veterinarian, said. “Vaccinations, in conjunction with practices that reduce exposure … Read More

Newest data shows increase in Nevada food and agriculture exports

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Food and ag now sixth highest export category in Nevada  Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division for 2017 on the total Nevada food and agriculture exports show more than $362 million in annual exports. This is an 8.5 percent year over year increase, and a 106 percent increase since 2013. Nevada food and agriculture exports … Read More

2018 Quilt Raffle

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In 2019 the Nevada Farm Bureau will be turning 100. Each year the organizations Women’s Leadership Committee raffles off a quilt. This year they hope to have a record number of tickets sold leading into the centennial anniversary. This year’s quilt is provided by the Churchill County Farm Bureau. Tickets can be purchased through Brieanna Wooden by emailing, brieanna@nvfb.org. Tickets … Read More

Nevada Hay Prices

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Nevada Hay report for the Pacific Region. These prices represent average price at point of first sale for all grades and qualities sold. Sales by farmers range from small or large bales to occasionally round bales or bulk loose hay. The average price concept is that price which would result from dividing the total dollars received by all farmers, before … Read More

What’s Behind the Label on a Bag of Seed?

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Pat T. Miller, Director State Affairs, American Seed Trade Association Mike Stahr, Seed Lab Manager, Iowa State University Seed Laboratory & Vice President, Association of Official Seed Analysts   The seed label, or tag as it is often referred, is like the inside jacket of a novel. It tells you everything that’s important about your bag of seed. The United … Read More

Wear Your Support!

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Custom Ordered hats will help show your support of the Young Farmers & Ranchers of Nevada. All proceeds raised will help fund Nevada Farm Bureau’s YF&R committee, endorse leadership activities, increase membership involvement, and promote personal growth. For more information contact Bailey Kelton at, Bailey@nvfb.org To order your hat today click  here: Hat flyer updated ag

NRCS, Partners Seek to Assist Bi-State Sage-Grouse Area Ranchers With Conservation Through Partnership Project

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Applications due April 27, 2018 USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) – Livestock in Harmony with Bi-State Sage-Grouse project. This RCPP project contains two funding streams: one from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and one from the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). The deadline for EQIP applications for the … Read More

Easter Eggs for Your Basket Will be a Bit Higher This Year

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Higher retail prices for several foods including eggs, orange juice, meat products, bagged salad, shredded cheddar and vegetable oil resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Spring Picnic Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey showed the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals was $51.05, up $1.02 or … Read More

Nevada Roundtable on Rural Opioid Misuse in Las Vegas

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Today the Nevada Roundtable on Rural Opioid Misuse in Las Vegas happened. Mike Wilden Governor Sandoval’s Chief of Staff, Anne Hazlitt, Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development and 14 panelists shared their insight on the scope of Nevada’s opioid issue. Farm Bureau has a role on this issue at the national level and is the reason for Nevada Farm Bureau … Read More