Nebraska exports more than three billion dollars worth of meat, grains, and renewable fuels every year making my state the 4th largest exporter of agriculture products in America. Nearly one fourth of Nebraskans are employed in farm or farm related jobs.

As Nebraska’s Senator and as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, I represent Nebraska’s many agriculture interests because it is my job, but I am honored to know that my work has been noticed by two major farm groups.

I want to thank the Nebraska Farmers Union Political Action Committee and the National Farmers Union Political Action Committee for giving me their endorsements.

I appreciate the recognition and I will continue to fight for family farms, to increase the use of renewable fuels, to maintain a strong safety net for producers, and to make sure agriculture is treated fairly on world trade markets.