U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement regarding the news that WR Reserve, a beef processing company in Hastings, will ship Nebraska beef to Israel. This will be the first significant American shipment to Israel since 2003.

“Nebraskans are proud to feed the world. Through their hard work and uncompromising commitment to quality, Nebraska beef producers are second to none. This agreement will benefit our state and our friends in Israel.”