Working Together

To meet the diverse needs of our members, the association staff and board of directors collaborate with other organizations, committees, and groups to stay informed and provide representation for Nebraska's grain and feed industry.

Across the Nation

  • National Grain and Feed Association - The National Grain and Feed Association, founded in 1896, is a broad-based, non-profit trade association that represents and provides services for grain, feed and related commercial businesses.Its activities focus on enhancing the growth and economic performance of U.S. agriculture.
  • American Feed Industry Association - The American Feed Industry Association, based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers.
  • Rebuild Rural Coalition - The Rebuild Rural Infrastructure Coalition is comprised of more than 200 organizations from across the country focused on rural communities, U.S. agricultural producers, rural businesses, and rural families. The Rebuild Rural Coalition is dedicated to advocating for investment in rural America's infrastructure and understands that rural Ameri­ca's infrastructure needs are fundamentally different. 
  • IFEEDER - IFEEDER serves as a champion for the animal food industry. IFEEDER funds critical animal feed and pet food research and develops appropriate messaging to policymakers, consumer influencers and stakeholders detailing the industry’s very positive contributions to the availability of safe, wholesome and affordable food, and preservation of our natural resources.

In the State of Nebraska

Ag 40 Group

Nebraska agricultural associations, boards, and producer groups provide the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) the with broad-based support to increase its visibility, to create an environment allowing it to continue its leadership role and tto promote  policies that support IANR and those programs at the University that enhance the University's Partnership with NEbraska's agriculture and natural resources interests.‚Äč

Common Sense Nebraska

Since August of 2014, the Association has been a part of the Common Sense Nebraska Coalition.  Common Sense Nebraska is a diverse, Nebraska-based coalition consisting of organizations and entities that have united in response to the EPA’s “Waters of the U.S.” Rule; a regulatory proposal that would harm both rural and urban Nebraskans through expansion of the EPA’s powers and authorities under the federal Clean Water Act. The coalition’s purpose is to build awareness and understanding of the EPA proposal and the impacts it would have on Nebraskans.

National Safety Council of Nebraska

Since 1924, the National Safety Council - Nebraska has been providing education and advocacy to reduce injuries and save lives in the workplace, at home, and on the road.

Nebraska State Chamber

The Nebraska Chamber strives to promote the continuous improvement of Nebraska's business climate and the state's quality of life. Our Executive Vice President attends many of the state chamber events so that the business interests of the grain and feed association are recognized. The Executive Vice President also sits on several NE Chamber Committees: Public Affairs, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Labor Relations.

NRCS State Technical Committee - Nebraska

The State Technical Committee’s role is to provide information, analysis, and recommendations to the NRCS State Conservationist on issues related to Farm Bill conservation legislation.

Nebraska On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program

The Nebraska On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program assists employers in providing their employees with a safe and healthy workplace by identifying safety and health hazards in general industry and construction before someone is injured.  This voluntary program is available to any business that has less than 250 employees on-site and 500 nationwide. Services are at no cost to the business requesting consultation services and are confidential from the public and OSHA. 

Staff and board members actively work with and continue to build our relations with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, the Nebraska Public Service Commission, the USDA Grain Inspection Services and Packards Administration, Federal Grain Inspection Services along with our state grain inspectors, OSHA Region 7, and other Government Agencies. Our staff also work closely with other state and regional grain and feed associations across the United States to stay on top of issues for the benefit of our members.

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