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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

Agriculture

Agriculture is Nebraska’s number one industry and it affects the economy of the entire state, and I want to expand my background and understanding of these industries and their needs, so I can be a strong advocate on the House Agriculture Committee. Without the talent of these hard-working people, the entire industry would implode and adversely affect consumers.

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April 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill in the House Agriculture Committee today:

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement regarding the introduction of this year’s Farm Bill:

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after meeting with President Trump about impact of tariffs on Nebraska:

April 6, 2018 Press Release

OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released a statement following the announcement of possible additional tariffs on Chinese products:

“For too long the Chinese government has been stealing the intellectual property and trade secrets of U.S. companies, while dumping cheap products into the American market undercutting the value of what is produced here. 

April 4, 2018 Press Release

OMAHA, NE- Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released a statement following the announcement of Chinese tariffs on U.S. products including soybeans, beef, and corn:

March 28, 2018 Press Release

“Our nation’s partnership with South Korea through the KORUS (The United States-Korea Free Trade) Agreement has allowed Nebraska’s agriculture economy to thrive. The enhancements made to the trade agreement better our relationship with South Korea and encourage the expansion of America’s trade economy.

October 27, 2017 Press Release

Every other row of soybeans and every third row of corn in Nebraska is exported, and we are the largest exporter of beef in the country. Our ethanol exports are climbing.  Agricultural trade is vital to Nebraska!

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement today following the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule:

June 24, 2017 In The News

Congressman Donald Bacon Representative of Nebraska’s 2nd District will be in western Nebraska June 24-25.

Bacon is on the House Committee on Agriculture and is looking to broaden his knowledge of agriculture in the state.

“I was raised on a corn, soybean farm and cattle operation,” he said. “So, this is a chance for me to expand my knowledge on sugar beets, dry beans and a good opportunity to meet the folks of Nebraska agriculture.”

The Farm Bill is coming up this year and Bacon said his goal is to make sure Nebraska gets a good Farm Bill.

April 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) There could be good news for farmers looking to participate in a popular federal land conservation program.