Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Detrimental to Farmers

The President introduced his proposal last week to get the economy working again.
In it, he outlined a very aggressive farm policy goal.

We got an update from Jordan Dux, Nebraska Farm Bureau national affairs coordinator,
about what this means by way of budget cuts and potential impact to farmers and ranchers. Listen more here as he describes the funding cuts.

Dux says that agriculture is only one-half of one percent of the federal budget, but it’s being asked to absorb a large amount of the overall budget cut. Listen more here.

So why is it important for farmers and ranchers to stay up-to-date on the latest Farm Bill discussions? Listen here for the short and simple answer.

Learn more about ag families in Nebraska by visiting www.nefb.org. And while there, be sure to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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