WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement commemorating National Ag Week:

"During National Ag Week, we celebrate the farmers and ranchers in Nebraska and across our country who are dedicating their lives to feeding and fueling the world.  Agriculture is central to our state’s economy and way of life. I am honored to work on behalf of Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers every day.”

Senator Fischer has introduced and cosponsored several pieces of legislation in the 117th Congress on behalf of Nebraska agriculture, including:

Senator Fischer successfully fought to include $13 billion for ag producers in the COVID relief and annual government funding package passed by Congress and signed into law in December 2020.