Farm Bureau Backs Ricketts Campaign

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Updated: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:11:18 CST

Nebraska Farm Bureau has already endorsed Ben Sasse in the race for US Senate. Now, the organization is backing gubernatorial nominee Pete Ricketts. They made the announcement today.

Nebraska Farm Bureau is showing its support with the "Friend of Agriculture Endorsement" for Ricketts.

Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says "Pete has been successful in business because he understands when opportunities exist."

Ricketts won the May primary by a slim margin over Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning. He'll face Democrat Chuck Hassebrook on November 5th in the general election.

Nebraska Farm Bureau is the largest farm and ranch organization in Nebraska. In May, Nebraska Farm Bureau announced their endorsement of US Senate candidate Ben Sasse.