LINCOLN, NEB. – Steve Erdman of Bayard has been named a ‘Friend of Agriculture’ by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau’s political action committee. Erdman is a candidate for election to represent District 47 in the Nebraska Legislature.
“Having farmed for more than 40 years in Morrill County, Steve understands the day to day challenges that face Nebraska’s farm and ranch families and how state policies impact agriculture,” said Mark McHargue of Central City, chairman of NFBF-PAC and first vice president of Nebraska Farm Bureau.
According to McHargue, Erdman has served in numerous elected and volunteer positions that make him well qualified to serve in the Legislature, including service on the local school board and currently serving as a Morrill County Commissioner.
“Steve also shares our member’s belief that reforms are needed in Nebraska’s tax system and we are pleased to share our support for Steve as he seeks to represent District 47 in the Nebraska Legislature,” said McHargue.
Farm Bureau’s ‘Friend of Agriculture’ designation is given to selected candidates for public office based on their commitment to and positions on agricultural issues, qualifications, previous experience, communication abilities and their ability to represent the district.
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation is a grassroots, state wide organization dedicated to supporting farm and ranch families and working for the benefit of all Nebraskans through a wide variety of educational, service and advocacy efforts. More than 61,000 families across Nebraska are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve rural and urban prosperity as agriculture is a key fuel to Nebraska’s economy. For more information about Nebraska Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit nefb.org.