LINCOLN, NE – “The selection of Dr. Ronnie Green as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor is great news for Nebraska agriculture and for Nebraska in general.”

“In a state where agriculture accounts for roughly one out of every four jobs, it is important to have leadership at our University that understands the importance of agriculture to our state and our economy. Dr. Green has demonstrated on numerous occasions that he both knows and cares about Nebraska and he’s proven he has a clear vision for the University’s future in worldwide agriculture issues.”

“We very much look forward to working in collaboration and partnership with the University under the leadership of Dr. Green as he works for the betterment of our University and our state.”

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation is a grassroots, statewide organization dedicated to supporting farm and ranch families and working for the benefit of all Nebraskans through a wide variety of educational, service and advocacy efforts. More than 61,000 families across Nebraska are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve rural and urban prosperity as agriculture is key to fueling Nebraska’s economy. For more information about Nebraska Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit www.nefb.org