Start Date: 8/2/2018 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 8/2/2018 8:00 PM CDT
Venue Name: York Country Club Location:
1016 W Elm St
York, NE United States 68467
Nebraska Grain and Feed Association
Join us for our annual meeting and golf tournament at the York Country Club.
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Brad Lubben -- Farm Bill -- Department of Agricultural Economics, UNL
Brad Lubben is an Extension Assistant Professor, Policy Specialist, and Director of the North Central Risk Management Education Center in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He has more than 20 years of experience as an Extension agricultural economist, serving in Illinois and Kansas before returning in 2005 to Nebraska, where he grew up on a grain and livestock farm near Burr, southeast of Lincoln. Brad holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a Ph.D. from Kansas State University. Lubben is involved in teaching, research, and extension activities, focusing on agricultural and public policy issues ranging from federal farm programs and risk management to conservation programs to food, trade, energy, and environmental policy.
10:00 am Federal Update -- Congressional Senators and Representatives
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Brent Kemp -- Blockchain -- Executive VP and COO for AgGateway
Brent Kemp is the Executive Vice President of AgGateway, a non-profit industry consortium working with its members and the industry to lead the transition to digital agriculture. He has over 20 years experience in development and implementation of data and communication standards in agribusiness, focusing on structured information exchange between organizations. In his role with AgGateway, he is responsible for the day to day operation of the organization, program development and volunteer engagement. The best technology is the one that solves a business problem, and his presentation on blockchain will cover what it is, what it’s good for, where it has challenges, and what’s happening in the market place today.
11:45 am Lunch
12:00 pm Shotgun Start
5:30 pm Dinner & Awards
Complete Convention -- Includes Dealer's Program, polo, lunch, golf, and dinner; per person is $150 Member and $225 Nonmember
Dealer Program -- Includes Dealer's Program, polo, and lunch; per person is $50 Member and $75 Nonmember
Dinner Only -- Includes polo $40 per person
Golf Only Includes golf only and polo; per person is $125 Member and $200 Nonmember
Please include shirt size for each person registered for free polo from Nebraska Soybean Board.