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Budget For Fiscal Year 15-16
8.8 Million Acres harvested at 170 bushels/acre
Revenue
Beginning Cash Balance 2,145,306.91
Corn Fees  6,881,600.00
Investment Interest  40,000.00
Other Revenue  20,000.00
Total Revenue  6,941,600.00
Total Available Cash  9,086,906.91
Expenditures:
International Marketing
USGC  550, 000.00
USGC Grant  0.00
USGC Intern  4,000.00
USGC International Intern  10,000.00
USMEF  560,000.00
USMEF-Unobligated  120,000.00
USMEF-Intern  4,000.00
USAPEEC  7,000.00
Trade Teams 3,000.00
International Missions  30,000.00
State Executive 10,000.00
Subtotal  1,298,000.00

 

Domestic Marketing
NCGA  698,700.00
NCGA-Portfolio (Team Funds)  170,200.00
NCGA-Image Activism Funds 125,000.00
NCGA-WDC/St. Louis Intern Program  8,000.00
NCGA-NASCAR  150,000.00
Subtotal  1,151,900.00
Nebraska Corn Growers Assn  328,000.00
Subtotal  328,000.00
Government Relations Committee:
Unobligated  25,000.00
Subtotal  25,000.00

 

Market Development & Research Committee
Research Unobligated  110,000.00
PLA Promotion  13,000.00
Livestock  5,500.00
Lock & Dam Tour 15,000.00
GIS Mapping  16,800.00
Market Intelligence Reporting – PRX 8,000.00
Mission Trips  5,000.00
Grow Nebraska Dairy  14,500.00
Transportation Assn/Waterways Council  4,500.00
UNL – NE On – Farm Research Program – glewen 49,423.00
Foliar Analysis in Nutrient Mgt for High Yield Corn 69,701.00
Innovative Youth Corn Challenge 9,000.00
Managing Corn Stover Removal w/cover crops 39,873.00
Joint-sustainable corn & Soybean Production 100,000.00
Corn Derived Resistant Starches to Improve 37,408.00
Promoting Adoption of In-Season Canopy Sensors… 65,738.00
Decide NOW  30,000.00
UNL – Atrazine  48,427.00
Investigations of Nutritive Entities-DG/Methane  64,633.00
Center for Ecology,Evolution&Mgmnt of Pesticide  25,000.00
Determing Fertilizer N Subsitution Value for Land  38,150.00
Subtotal  769,653.00

 

Biofuels Committee: 
Unobligated Market Development  40,000.00
Ethanol Outreach & Promotions
Unobligated 13,100.00
Cleaner Air Campaign:
Summer Radio 40,000.00
Winter TV 125,000.00
KNEB NASCAR Coverage – western NE  8,000.00
AAA Nebraska Magazine Ads  20,000.00
Trucks & Bucks  3,000.00
Kearney Raceway  5,000.00
Kum & Go Promotions  15,000.00
Bucky’s E85 promotions  5,000.00
Direct Mailers to FFV Owners  40,000.00
Flex Fuel pump grand openings  5,000.00
NASCAR Activation:
Kansas Speedway  10,000.00
Kansas Speedway Transportation  2,900.00
Texas Motor Speedway  10,000.00
Texas Transportation  3,000.00
Memberships:  9,000.00
Ace $2,000
RFA – $6,000
Gov. Biofuels – $1,000
American Ethanol Showcar & Biofuels trailer 15,000.00
Multi-state ethanol promotions 10,000.00
E85 Maps 3,000.00
Retailer Meetings 5,000.00
Material Printing 3,000.00
E-85/Blender Pump incentive -in state 450,000.00
Domestic Ethanol Programs  250,000.00
Subtotal 1,090,000.00

 

Communications Committee
Unobligated  50,000.00
AllOver Media (truck-side advertising in LNK/OMA)  56,375.00
Statewide Media Tour 4,000.00
Husker Sports Network/IMG  26,585.00
Mens Basketball  19,871.00
Baseball Pitching Change  12,331.00
Huskers.com pre roll  12,000.00
Spokesperson Contract 5,000.00
NET  14,500.00
Video Series – Check Video campaign 20,000.00
TV Contigency Budget  10,000.00
CornsTALK – (3 issues/year in all papers)  250,000.00
Social Media Marketing  7,500.00
Omaha World Herald Ag Section  20,615.34
NE Farm Bureau Quarterly Magazine Ad  5,000.00
Livestock Publication Ads  7,500.00
Farmer Goes to Market  20,000.00
Market Journal  110,000.00
Commonground  20,000.00
USFRA  5,000.00
State FFA  5,000.00
NSAA  25,000.00
Valpak 7,505.00
Vocus  8,000.00
Updating Farm Family Photos  9,000.00
Online Media Advertising  7,500.00
Subtotal  738,282.34

 

Corn Board Expenses: 120,000.00
 Administration:
 Staff Salaries and Benefits  565,000.00
 Office Rent  17,500.00
 Supplies and Materials  3,000.00
 DAS Accounting  6,000.00
 Office Equipment  5,500.00
 Misc. Operating Exp  30,000.00
 Staff Training  2,000.00
 Fee Collection – Dept of Ag  11,857.00
Budget & Accounting – Dept. of Ag  16,283.00
Auditing – Dept. of Ag  11,708.00
Subtotal  668,848.00
**Misc. Operating Expenses includes:  data processing, dues & subscriptions, portion of computer assistance, storage, insurance coverage, conference reg, etc
Promotion/Education:
Postage & DAS Surcharge  4,000.00
Telephone  15,000.00
Printing & Copying  5,000.00
Misc. Operating Exp  6,000.00
Travel  60,000.00
Promotional Awards & Grants  17,200.00
E-85 Vehicles  20,000.00
Interns  10,000.00
Scholarships – UNL Foundation 7,000.00
Conf/Trade Shows/Exhibit Booths/Promo items  25,000.00
Subtotal  169,800.00
***Misc. Operating Expenses includes:  portion computer technical assistance, computer backup/storage fees, conference registrations, bldg depreciation surcharges, storage, Crop Progress awards, etc

 

In-State Programs
Media & Ad Agency Serv. – D&A  125,000.00
LEAD  15,000.00
Ag in the Classroom – NE Foundation for Ag Awareness  50,000.00
NAYI  5,000.00
Special Promotion Unobligated 17,000.00
NE Youth Beef Symposium (NYBLS)  2,500.00
NE 4-H Development Foundation 22,067.00
A-FAN  100,000.00
A-FAN – Supplemental 80,000.00
A-FAN – Husker Food Connection  3,500.00
NED Japan Office  3,000.00
Corn Vision 12,500.00
Prairie Loft  5,000.00
Brokaw Marketing – Ag sack lunch  12,000.00
AFA Program  10,000.00
Leadership Program  15,000.00
UNL – ag citing adventure app 6,000.00
UNL Corn Board Presidential Chair  500,000.00
Ag Festival Project 7,500.00
FCCLA  5,000.00
Subtotal  996,067.00
Unobligated Funds
 250,000.00
Total Expenses
 7,605,550.34
Ending Cash Balance
 1,481,356.57

 

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Nebraska Corn Board works to promote the value of corn by creating opportunities.

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301 Centennial Mall South, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 95107
Lincoln, NE 68509-5107
Tel 402-471-2676
Fax 402-471-3345
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