The Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN) is a non-profit organization formed by leading agricultural membership groups in Nebraska such as the Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Corn Growers Association, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, Nebraska Pork Producers Association, Nebraska Poultry Industries, and Nebraska Soybean Association. These groups understand that livestock production is a critical component to Nebraska's future providing vitality and opportunity for rural communities, adding value to Nebraska's agricultural output and energizing the economy of the entire state.
With the support of other membership groups, commodity organizations, and private business, A-FAN works with individual producers and communities across Nebraska to encourage the development of environmentally responsible and economically viable livestock production in the state.
THE A-FAN MISSION
To ensure the continued viability and opportunity for growth of Nebraska agriculture into the future through coordinated outreach, promotional and informational efforts.
THE A-FAN PURPOSE
To assist farmers seeking to make responsible changes to their farms to remain economically viable and environmentally and socially responsible, and to share with Nebraskans a truthful representation of farm life and the connection between it and Nebraska's economic and social well-being.
A-FAN has three primary goals: