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COVID-19 and the 2020 NEFB Annual Meeting and Convention

(Updated 11-24-20)

In response to the increasing number of Coronavirus cases in the state, all events associated with the Nebraska Farm Bureau 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention will be held as virtual events. For more details, please refer to the schedule of events.

A Note from the President


Schedule of Events

Dec. 4 – (Virtual Event) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet

The YF&R Discussion Meet is a competitive event that simulates a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each participant. This competition is evaluated on an exchange of ideas and information on a pre-determined topic. Participants in the event qualified during the 2020 Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference in January.

When:

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. (Central Time)
YF&R Discussion Meet Finals - Round 1

Register


Friday, December 4, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. (Central Time)
YF&R Discussion Meet Finals - Round 2

Register

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Participation: Everyone Invited!
Registration required: Yes

Dec. 7 – (Virtual Event) Foundation Grower's Gala

The Grower’s Gala is an annual celebration of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation’s work to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans. Tune in for Foundation program highlights, testimonials, and a tribute to retiring President Steve Nelson.

When:

Monday, December 7, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. (Central Time)

Participation: Everyone Invited!
Registration Required:

No, but encouraged

Learn More and Register for Virtual Event

Dec. 7-10 – (Virtual Event) Foundation Online Auction

Thanks to our friends at BigIron Auctions, the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Grower’s Gala Auction will occur online this year. Proceeds from the auction will support agricultural literacy programming across Nebraska!

When:

Monday, December 7, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. (Central Time)
Lots will begin selling

Thursday, December 10, 2020 – 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Lots will begin closing

Where: Visit www.bigirongives.com and browse for the Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom/Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
Details:

Bid registration is quick and easy! No online payment to BigIron Auctions is required. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation will invoice winning bidders. Payment via check or on the Foundation’s secure donation site will be accepted.

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Dec. 8 – (Virtual Event) Voting Delegate Session

County Farm Bureau delegates will meet for organizational updates, vote on organizational policy resolutions, and elect organizational leaders.

When: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. (Central Time)
Participation:

Participation is limited to the Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors, State Legislative Policy Committee Members, County Farm Bureau Delegates, and Nebraska Farm Bureau Staff.

Registration required:

No - NEFB will register delegates

Delegate Session agenda:

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A Note from the President

Dear Farm Bureau Leader,

In response to the increasing number of Coronavirus cases in the state, all events associated with the Nebraska Farm Bureau 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention will be  held as virtual events.

Please know these decisions are not easy. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors recognizes there are wide-ranging thoughts and opinions amongst our members as it relates to the coronavirus. We respect them all. With that said, our obligation to protect the health and safety of our members and staff in these unprecedented times is a top priority.

Please refer to Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention page for more information.

As always, thank you for being a Farm Bureau member!

Sincerely,

Steve Nelson
President