Club Tour on June 4, 2018

Join the Nebraska Agribusiness Club on Monday, June 4th as we tour different agricultural facilities in the Omaha area. Members participation is included with your membership, non-members must pay $20 for the tour.

Tour Agenda – June 4, 2018
8:15 a.m. Board Bus at Lancaster Extension Office
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Rotella’s Italian Bakery
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Claas
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. DTN (lunch & tour)
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Hop Producers

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May 7th Lunch-n-Learn with Justin Raikes with EpiCrop

Join us for the May 7th Lunch-n-Learn meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Justin Raikes from EpiCrop will discuss the epigenetic technology they are using to improve crop yields. Click here for more information on EpiCrop.

Please RSVP below by Thursday, May 3rd to help us with a meal count for this meeting.

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April 2nd Lunch-n-Learn with Lincoln Premium Poultry

Join us for the April 2nd ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Lincoln Premium Poultry Speakers – Jessica Kolterman & Walt Shafer of Lincoln Premium Poultry which is a Nebraska-based company created in collaboration with Costco Wholesale to source and process chickens in Nebraska through local Nebraska farmers. Costco is currently in the process of building a state-of-the-art processing facility, feed mill, and hatchery in the industrial park in Fremont, NE. At peak production, the new facility will process roughly 2 million chickens per week, grown on approximately 125-150 farms around the region, and will employ between 800-1000 people. Walt Shafer (a chicken farmer) serves as the COO and project manager of Lincoln Premium Poultry. Walt’s poultry experience spans over three decades. At one point in his career, he was responsible for over 26 production facilities at one time. Additionally, Walt is a chicken farmer and has four of his own barns at his home in his home state of Virginia.

Please come to hear about the largest economic development project ever in Nebraska and ask questions of how this project will benefit the producers within 100 miles of their high-tech state of the art facility in Fremont, NE.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below by Thursday, March 29th to help us with a meal count for this meeting.

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March 5th Lunch-n-Learn with Steve Wellman of Department of Ag

Join us for the March 5th ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Steve Wellman, Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture will tell us about his background and give a general update of the Department of Ag.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below by Thursday, March 1st to help us with a meal count for this meeting.

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February 5th Lunch-n-Learn with Mark Brohman of Nebraska Environmental Trust

Join us for the February 5th ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Mark Brohman, Executive Director of the Nebraska Environmental Trust will be speaking to the club about the background of the Nebraska Environmental Trust, projects they have contributed to, and the focus of their current efforts.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below by Thursday, February 1st to help us with a meal count for this meeting.

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January 8th Lunch-n-Learn with Bruce Rieker of Nebraska Farm Bureau

Join us for the January 8th ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Bruce Rieker, Vice President of Governmental Relations for Nebraska Farm Bureau will be speaking to the club about the upcoming legislative session, top priorities impacting agriculture, and potential bills to be introduced.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Nonmembers must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below by Thursday, January 4, 2018 to help us with a meal count for the meeting.

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December 4th Lunch-n-Learn with Phil Kozera with BioNebraska Life Sciences Association

Join us for the December 4th ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE. 

Phil Kozera with BioNebraska Life Sciences Association will be speaking on the work of the association, Nebraska’s current biotech economy, and opportunities for growth.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below, by the end of day on Thursday, November 30th to help us with our meal count for the meeting.

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November 14th Fall Social

Join us for our fall social, a fundraiser for the Cedars Youth Services at Code Brewing Company at 200 S Antelope Valley Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68508 (parking is available behind Code Brewing Company) on Tuesday, November 14th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

There will be drinks, appetizers, and cupcakes to enjoy, followed by a tour of the brewery at 6:00 p.m.

Please RSVP below by November 12th for food count. Members and guest are asked to pay $25 each. All moneys will be donated to Cedars for Holiday presents for needy families.

If you are unable to attend, but would still like to donate. Please send donations to:
Nebraska Agribusiness Club
PO Box 81013
Lincoln, NE 68501
Donations will be accepted through December 5th.

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51st Annual Banquet – November 2nd

The Nebraska Agribusiness Club invites you to the 51st Annual Banquet! We will be honoring tow individuals for the Public Service to Agriculture Award and one for the New Horizon Award.

The banquet will be Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Hillcrest Country Club, 9401 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68527. Reception starts at 5:30 p.m.

We ask that you please reserve your seat(s) by October 21st for $35 per seat. After October 21st through the day of the event, seats increase to $40.

2017 Banquet Reservation Form

Please print and fill out the form. Then send it with your cash/check made payable to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club by Thursday, October 21st to:
Nebraska Agribusiness Club
PO Box 81013
Lincoln, NE 68501

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October 2nd Lunch-n-Learn with Katie Kreuser from Nebraska Extension

Join us for the October 2nd ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ Meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE.

Katie Kreuser is the Hop Program Coordinator with Nebraska Extension. She will be sharing information about the program and the feasibility of the hops market and craft brewing industry in Nebraska.

Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is included with your membership to the Nebraska Agribusiness Club. Non-members must pay $20 per meeting.

Please RSVP below, by end of day on Thursday, September 28th to help us with our meal count for the meeting.

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