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About Nebraska Agribusiness Club

The Nebraska Agribusiness Club shall provide education and networking opportunities for Nebraska agribusiness and promote the value of agriculture to the Lincoln business community and consumers.

December 3rd Lunch-n-Learn with Nick Brozovic of Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Join us for the December 3rd Lunch-n-Learn meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln, 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.

Nick Brozovic, Director of Policy with Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute will address what is happening domestically and internationally at the Institute.

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

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November 15th Fall Social

Join us for our fall social, a fundraiser for the Cedars Youth Services at Blue Blood Brewing 925 Robbers Cave Rd, Lincoln, NE 68502 on Thursday, November 15th from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

There will be drinks and appetizers to enjoy, followed by a tour of Robbers Cave for an additional $10 person.

Please RSVP below by November 13th 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 7th.

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52nd Annual Banquet

The Nebraska Agribusiness Club invites you to the 52nd Annual Banquet! We will be honoring Ken Gnadt (posthumous) and Terry Hejny for the Public Service to Agriculture Award and Nathan Mueller for the New Horizon Award.

The banquet will be Thursday, November 1st at 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 19th for $35 per seat. Seat(s) will increase to $40 starting October 20th.

2018 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 Friday, October 19th to:
Nebraska Agribusiness Club
PO Box 81013
Lincoln, NE 68501

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October 1st Lunch-n-Learn with Jessica Herrmann of Nebraska Cattlemen

Join us for the October 1st Lunch-n-Learn meeting at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherry Creek Road, Lincoln, 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. Nonmembers must pay $20 per meeting.

Jessica Hermann, Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs with Nebraska Cattlemen, will be presenting on lab grown meat and other current issues to Nebraska cattlemen.

Please RSVP below by noon on Thursday, September 27th to help us with a meal count for this meeting.

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August 9th Lincoln Saltdogs Game Club Social

Join the Nebraska Agribusiness Club at the Lincoln Saltdogs baseball game on Thursday, August 9th at 6:45 p.m. vs. Texas AirHogs.

The club has a suite donated by Alpha Media! Your ticket will include your seat in the suite with snacks available.

This social is free for members and $20 for non-members, guests, and children. This is a family friendly event and great place for kids.

Please RSVP below by Friday, August 3rd by end of day to reserve your tickets for you and your family/guest. Seats are limited in the suite. We will have a club officer outside the main entrance by the large baseballs between 6:00-6:30 p.m. to pick up your ticket(s) unless other arrangements are made.

We look forward to seeing you all out at the ballgame!

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2018 Award Nominations Available

The Nebraska Agribusiness Club would like to announce that nomination forms for the Public Service to Agriculture and New Horizon awards are now available.

Public Service to Agriculture Award has been presented annually since 1967. The award recognized individuals who have made significant contributions to Nebraska agriculture and Nebraska agribusiness.

New Horizon Award is an award that recognized individuals 40 years of age and younger who are upcoming leaders in the agricultural industry.

Nominations for both awards are due by July 15, 2018. Nominations are encouraged from non-club members, as well as club members. The nomination forms and more information can be found in the links below or by emailing nebraskaagribusinessclub@gmail.com.

2018 Nomination Guidelines. Below is a list of the Award Honorees from 1967-2017 – that is 50 years of our club awarding individuals for their agricultural achievements.

Nebraska Agribusiness Club Previous Honorees

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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 – Load bus at Lancaster County Extension Office
9:15 Tour Rotella’s Italian Bakery (6949 S. 108th St., La Vista)
10:15 Travel to Claas
10:30-12:00 Claas – (8401 S. 132nd St. Omaha)
12:00 Travel to DTN
12:15 – 1:45 Lunch and Tour DTN – 9110 W. Dodge Road
1:50-2:30 Travel to Midwest Hop Producers
2:30-4:30 Midwest Hop Producers (18003 Club View Dr. Plattsmouth)
5:30 Arrive Lancaster County Extension Office

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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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