2013 Nebraska Farm Bureau Legislative Conference

10/22/2012 3:08:29 PM


February 14-15, 2013
Embassy Suites - Lincoln

To Register for the Conference Contact:
Whittney Kelley, Governmental Relations Associate
(402) 421-4760
whittneyk@nefb.org



Participate in the Legislative Conference to:
  • Learn about current policy issues impacting agriculture
  • Socialize with fellow Farm Bureau members
  • Visit with elected officials
  • Get the latest information on legislation in Lincoln and Washington, D.C.


AGENDA
Thursday, February 14, 2013
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration
10:30 a.m. President’s Welcome - Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau
10:35 a.m. Ag Issues and 113th Congress - Jim Wiesemeyer, ProFarmer
11:45 a.m.-1:25 p.m. Luncheon - Kids, Crops, Sows and Cows: Life Happens - Learn to Bounce - Susie O
1:30-3 p.m. National Issues Update - Jordan Dux & State Issues Update - Jay Rempe, Anthony Aerts and Jessica Kolterman, NFBF Governmental Relations Department
3:00-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30-5:00 p.m. State Senator Update: Sen. Greg Adams, Sen. Tom Carlson and Sen. Ken Schilz
5:30-7:30 p.m. Elected Officials Reception

Friday, February 15, 2013
7 a.m. Embassy Suites Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast (on your own)
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:15 a.m. The Impact of Future Crop Innovations - Tom Hoegemeyer
9:15-10:00 a.m. Drought Forecast - Al Dutcher, State Climatologist
10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:15 a.m. The Most Certain is the Uncertain: Economics and Agriculture- Matt Erickson, AFBF Economist
11:15-12:00 a.m. Crop Insurance Update - Rebecca Davis, USDA Risk Management Agency
12:00-1:30 p.m. Luncheon - Aaron Davis, Former Nebraska Football Player and Inspirational Speaker

NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU
5225 South 16th Street, Lincoln, NE 68512
P.O. Box 80299, Lincoln, NE 68501-0299
Telephone
: (800) 742-4016 or (402) 421-4400
Fax
: (402) 421-4439