Tina Henderson, Vice President Communication Strategy, 402-310-0497
Members of the news media are invited to attend a news conference Thurs., April 10, at 11 a.m. (CST) at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel Atrium in Lincoln.
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture will make an announcement that will help make a difference in the future of Nebraska Agriculture and the shortage of qualified agricultural education teachers statewide, during the Nebraska FFA Convention.
The news conference will include comments from Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau president; Anita Wollenburg, Nebraska Department of Education state officer manager and director of student leadership programming; Deanna Karmazin, Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture executive director; and student teacher Alix Mashino; and a current agriculture teacher.
The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is a non-profit, charitable organization which builds awareness, understanding and positive public perception of agriculture through education and leadership development. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture educates students through the Agriculture in the Classroom program, advances young farmers and ranchers, promotes and educates the public about modern agriculture, develops leaders and offers student scholarships. For more information on the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, visit nefbfoundation.org