February 3, 2014
Come hear from Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers who will share with us details about their operations and answer questions about how they keep up with all the changes in agriculture today at our February meeting.
Dave Nielsen, Lincoln
Todd Reed, Waverly
Walt Traudt, Clay Center
Geral Schmidt, Jensen
Dan Rice, Firth
March 3, 2014
B&R Stores & Ag Week
We will take the Nebraska Agribusiness Club on the road to B&R Stores HQ (4554 W St, Lincoln, NE 68503). For a lunch & Learn with Marty Jarvis their Marketing Director to learn about how modern day grocery stores operate, how many products they carry and why that number keeps growing? We will also hear about the clubs plans for National Ag Day/Week (March 25th) at their local Russ’s Market stores.
March 24-29, 2014 – Ag Week
April 7, 2014
Oxbow Animal Health
Come hear from John Miller about the history of his fifth generation farm in Murdock, NE. During this time, hay was the lifeblood from which they grew and nurtured their animals. It was important that every harvest meet the absolute highest standards. Out of that commitment grew the foundation of Oxbow Animal Health. Miller has created an internationally-recognized brand that has become the most trusted name in small animal nutrition, from loyal customers to top veterinarians.
May 5, 2014
Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health) discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes a diverse portfolio of animal health medicines and vaccines designed to meet the real-world needs of veterinarians and the livestock farmers and companion animal owners they support.
Mike Morgan the Operational Leader of the Lincoln facility will be our presenter to discuss their change from under the Pfiser umbrella to Zoetis. What new things they have on tap for their Lincoln Plant. He will also bring with him Tom Evans, DVM, and Jack Coogan, EHS Director to help with the presentation and answer any detailed questions about their products.
June 2, 2014 (All Day Bus Tour)
8:15 AM Load Bus and Leave for Omaha
9:15 AM Arrive a Rotella’s Bakery Plant 108th & Harrison
10:30 AM Arrive at Midwest Labs
11:45 AM Arrive at Farm Credit Services Offices for Lunch, Education and Tour
2:00 PM Arrive at Claas Manufacturing to view video and tour of manufacturing facility
3:30 PM Either Tour & Tasting at Lucky Buckey Or Head back to Lincoln
August 7, 2014
7:05 pm Saltdog’s Game and Social Event
October 6, 2014
Jeff Buttner, Public Relations Coordinator from Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (CNPPID) will be our guest to talk about the integrated water management approach they take to the water projects they manage.
“It is Central’s goal to continue to serve the agricultural-based community in south-central Nebraska by protecting and utilizing in a sustainable and ecologically balanced manner all of the natural resources available to us to provide reliable and reasonably priced surface water irrigation and ground water recharge while producing electric power and preserving and enhancing our quality of life and the natural environment in which we live … It is important that these activities be undertaken with the abiding conviction in, and understanding of, our overriding obligation to be good stewards of the region’s environment and its land and water resources.”
November 3, 2014
Nebraska Wineries- James Arthur Vineyards
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