Monthly Archives: April 2014

Oxbow Animal Health

oxbowClub members and guests had the great opportunity to hear from John Miller about the history of his fifth generation farm in Murdock, NE at the April Nebraska Agribusiness Club meeting.

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.

Enjoy this video that John wanted the Club to see:

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Club Tour – June 2, 2014

Join the Nebraska Agribusiness Club on June 2, 2014 as we head to Omaha to tour Rotella’s Bakery Plant, Midwest Labs, Farm Credit Services, Claas and Nebraska Brewing Company for our All-Day club tour!

All inclusive members can participate in the tour for free; standard members and guests will pay $10 for the tour.

More details to come!

Tour Agenda – June 2, 2014

8:15 AM Load Bus and Leave for Omaha from Walmart Supercenter, 3400 N 85th St, Lincoln, NE 68507
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 Tour & Tasting at Nebraska Brewing Company
5:30 PM Tentative time to return to Walmart Supercenter

The tour is limited to the first 56 people. Please RSVP by MAY 23 using the form below.

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May 5 Lunch-n-Learn RSVP

Join us May 5 for the Nebraska Agribusiness Club Lunch-n-Learn at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, NE. Click here for directions.

zoetisZoetis (formerly Pfiser 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.

 Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12:20 p.m. Meeting registration, which includes lunch, is $10 per person (unless you have already paid for the inclusive membership). Guests are $10 per person. (All members were given a “Free Guest” pass when they renewed their membership – so invite a guest and use your free pass!)

Please RSVP in the form below by Thursday, May 1 at 5:00pm!

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National Ag Day event a success!

russ's marketThe Nebraska Agribusiness Club celebrated National Ag Day, March 25, with an event put on with help from KX96.9 and Russ’s Market. In addition to supporting Russ’s Market’s 50th Anniversary, the club helped promote National Ag Day and Russ’s Market commitment to “Real. Local. Proud to support our Nebraska Growers and Producers.

During our event, we had representatives from all across Nebraska’s agricultural industry. Prairieland Dairy had milk and cheese samples, Nebraska Pork Producers parked their wrapped bus in front of the store and had samples of pork tenderloin, the Nebraska Beef Council had tasty steak samples, Nebraska Soybean Board – Bean Team shared smoothies, Nebraska Corn Board handed out popcorn samples, Nebraska Wheat Board had cookies, and CommonGround volunteers gave kids pencils and shared with consumers recipes while having conversations about their farm and food.

The Food Bank of Lincoln was also on hand as well to promote the Nebraska Agribusiness Club’s offer to DOUBLE your DOLLARS (up to $5000). More exciting info on this to come!

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