Rob Schafer of Beatrice has been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau’s political action committee.
Schafer serves on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents representing district 5. He is currently seeking re-election to the position. Schafer was appointed to the board by Gov. Dave Heineman in 2013.
“Rob has first-hand experience and a tremendous understanding of the needs of agriculture and rural Nebraska. During his time on the board he’s shown that he understands how the University fits into the bigger picture of supporting agriculture and rural communities,” said Mark McHargue, chair of NFBF-PAC and first vice president of Nebraska Farm Bureau.