State Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala has been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau’s political action committee.
Lincoln, Nebraska (April 18, 2012) - Schilz is a candidate for re-election to represent District 47 in the Nebraska Legislature. He was recommended to receive the Friend of Agriculture designation by the County Farm Bureaus in District 47.
“Ken has been engaged in our organization and with our members for years and has consistently supported agricultural friendly policies during his time in the Legislature. We’re excited to support him in his bid for re-election,” Mark McHargue of Central City and chairman of NFBF-PAC, said April 18. McHargue also serves as first vice president of Nebraska Farm Bureau.
The Friend of Agriculture designation is given to selected candidates for public office based on their commitment to and positions on agricultural issues, qualifications and previous experience, communication abilities, and their ability to represent the district, McHargue said.
(Information courtesy of The Nebraska Farm Bureau. All Rights Reserved.)