VIDEO: Fischer Highlights Precision Ag Legislation on Senate Floor

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday spoke on the Senate floor about her bipartisan Precision Agriculture Loan (PAL) Act.

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Remembering Corporal Daegan Page

It was heartbreaking to learn that Corporal Daegan William-Tyeler Page of the United States Marine Corps was among the 13 American service members killed in last month’s terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Corporal Page was just 23 years old. He had parents, step-parents, grandparents, and a girlfriend who loved him. His three younger siblings adored him. To them, his family said, he was more than a hero in the U.S. Marines – he was “their real-life hero,” too.

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New Fischer, Klobuchar Bill Expands Farmers’ Access to Precision Agriculture Equipment, Climate-Friendly Technologies

U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Agriculture committee, today introduced the Precision Agriculture Loan (PAL) Act. The bipartisan legislation would create a program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide loan financing to farmers and ranchers interested in purchasing precision agriculture equipment. Precision agriculture is a wide range of new technologies in farming and ranching that can allow producers to reduce their environmental footprint, lower costs, and improve productivity.

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Fischer Statement on Passing of Mike Boyle

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statementregarding the passing of former Omaha Mayor and Douglas County Commissioner Mike Boyle.

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Visiting with Nebraskans

With summer coming to a close, I have been spending my time visiting with Nebraskans and traveling our state. The conversations I have at meetings, community events, roundtable discussions, and tours of local businesses are invaluable to me as I work on federal policies to improve the lives of people in our state.

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A Day at the State Fair

I can think of no better way to experience Nebraska than through a visit to our state fair. From the tractor pull to the incredible food and the project showcase run by 4-H and FFA, the Nebraska State Fair brings the best of our state to Grand Island for 11 days each summer. It was a pleasure to visit this year’s fair and talk with many Nebraskans while taking in all the fair has to offer.

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