Silver Eagle Award

The Silver Eagle Award is the highest honor that Nebraska Farm Bureau gives each year at its Annual Meeting in December. The Silver Eagle Award is given to those that demonstrate a commitment to promoting and improving Nebraska agriculture.

Honorees may be from production agriculture, agribusiness, education, research, conservation, marketing or rural economic development. Honorees should support Farm Bureau's beliefs on educational improvement, economic opportunity and social advancement regardless of political party affiliation.

Silver Eagle Award Nomination Form >>
Applications are due Sept. 9, 2013 to the state office.


Current Winner

2012 - Dr. Weldon Sleight




Past Winners

2011 - Eugene Bargman
2010 - Nebraska State Fair Board
2009 - Former State Senator Roger Wehrbein
2008 - Robert Busch
2007 - Retired State Senator Robert Kremer
2006 - Dr. Allan Blezek
2005 - Nebraska Farmer Magazine
2004 - Clayton Lukow
2003 - Bryce P. Neidig
2002 - George Coordsen
2001 - Irv Omtvedt
2000 - William "Bill" Barrett
1999 - Harold Stevens
1998 - William Waldo
1997 - Richard Mercer
1996 - Les Sheffield
1995 - Howard Lamb
1994 - KRVN Radio
1993 - Robert Thompson
1992 - J. Gerald Beattie
1991 - Maurice Kremer (posthumous)
1990 - Richard Goodding
1989 - Virginia Smith


Autumn Jacobs
Executive Assistant
(402) 421-4470
autumnj@nefb.org
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