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Nebraska Corn Leaders Attend International Trade Missions

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) recently was represented by board members who attended three different international trade missions during early September. The three trade missions included visits to Vietnam, South Korea and Japan. Jay Reiners, chairman of the Nebraska Corn Board and farmer from Juanita attended the SE Asia U.S. Agricultural Cooperators Conference in Danang, Vietnam with the U.S. Grains [...]

September 21, 2023|

Farm Safety Week 2023 – No One Can Take Your Place

With harvest season ramping up, the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are encouraging everyone to slow down and dedicate an extra moment to ensure the safety of both themselves and fellow travelers on the road. Remember, no one can take your place. Nebraska Corn looks to promote safety during National Farm and Safety Week [...]

September 14, 2023|

Plan to Visit Nebraska Corn at Husker Harvest Days

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are preparing to welcome visitors to Grand Island, Nebraska for Husker Harvest Days, known as the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show. Building partnerships and adding value to products is important in all segments of agriculture. Nebraska’s corn, grain sorghum, soybean and wheat producers are partnering [...]

September 6, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board Now Accepting Internship Applications

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) has opened the internship application period for five internship experiences beginning in May 2024. The internships vary in location, focus and scope but are designed to provide students with an overview of Nebraska’s corn industry through real-world professional examples and experiences. Four of the five internships are summer-long experiences that are based outside of [...]

August 31, 2023|

New Appointment and Leadership Selected for the Nebraska Corn Board

Gov. Jim Pillen recently appointed Matt Sullivan as the District 2 Director of the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB), which represents Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Nuckolls, Thayer and Webster counties. Sullivan, from Superior, is replacing John Greer, from Edgar, who served on the board since 2014 and chose not to seek reappointment. “The Nebraska Corn Board is continually striving to [...]

August 28, 2023|

Statement: Nebraska Corn Statement on U.S. Trade Representative Request for Dispute Panel Under USMCA

Today, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai announced the United States has requested to form a panel, the next step in the dispute settlement process under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) regarding Mexico’s ban on biotech corn. “Nebraska Corn appreciates the USTR taking the step of requesting a formal panel regarding the biotech corn ban in Mexico,” [...]

August 17, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board Honored as Governor’s Excellence in Ag Partnership Award Winner

NCB was presented the award during the annual event by (left to right) Director Vinton, NCB Board members Andy Groskopf, Brandon Hunnicutt and Governor Pillen. The Nebraska Corn Board was honored to receive the Governor's Excellence in Ag Partnership Award during the Nebraska Diplomats annual awards banquet on August 8. Board members and staff are privileged to [...]

August 14, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board Hosts Trade Team

Mexican nutritionists and buyers discuss crop conditions with Dave Bruntz, farmer from Friend, Nebraska A delegation of 12 nutritionists and buyers from different feed-producing companies in Mexico were in the Midwest and Nebraska last week to gain a better understanding of the U.S. ethanol sector. In conjunction with the DDGS Symposium, the delegation visited Nebraska to see [...]

August 11, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Approves New Strategic Plan

In the winter of 2022, the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) began joint strategic planning efforts for the Nebraska corn industry to update the strategic plan that was established for 2017 - 2022. Over several months, the organizations evaluated the realities of the corn industry, anticipated significant issues and trends affecting both domestic and [...]

August 9, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board to Meet in August

The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Friday, August 18, 2023, at Cardinal Inn Hotel (2588 State HWY 14) in Albion, Nebraska. The Board will conduct regular board business. The meeting is open to the public and will provide an opportunity for public discussion. A copy of the agenda is available by writing to the Nebraska [...]

July 25, 2023|
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