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Friday, January 31

12:00 p.m. Registration Opens
1:00 p.m.

Welcome and Networking

Mayor Stanley Clouse
Diamonds 9 and 10

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Industry Tours

Tour 1 – CSS Farms & Cash-Wa Distributing
Tour 2 – Nebraska Star Beef & Lucky Beef Jerky
Tour 3 – Blue Print Engines & Thunderhead Brewery

Tour stops are subject to change.

5:15 p.m.

What to Expect From YF&R – YF&R Committee Members

Diamond 2

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

President Steve Nelson
Bill William, COO, Compass Nebraska

Diamond 6 and 10

7:30 p.m.

Corn Hole Tournament & Social feat. Music by Whiskey Bent

Diamonds 4, 9, and 10 

Saturday, February 1 

6:30 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at the Hotel
8:00 a.m.

Discussion Meet (First Round)

Diamonds 6, 7, and 8

Field to Fork Face Off Game Show
Speakers: NEFB Promotion & Education Committee

Diamond 2

9:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: V.J. Smith

Diamonds 9 and 10

10:00 a.m.

Break

Pre-function Area

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

Just Okay, is Not Okay: Tips to Improve Your Grain Marketing Strategy
Speaker: Heather Ramsey

Diamond 7

Connecting the Dots Between Animal, Human and Soil Health
Speaker: Glen Rabenberg, Soil Works

Diamond 2

One Row at a Time: Fighting Farm Stress
Speakers: Katie Revels, Hannah Guenther, Beth Reynolds-Lewis

Diamond 8

The Legacy
Speaker: Paige Pratt

Diamond 6

11:30 a.m.

Discussion Meet (Second Round)

Diamonds 6, 7, and 8

Marketing Yourself
Speaker, Morgan Norris, AFBF YF&R

Diamond 2

 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

Senator Ben Sasse – Invited

Diamonds 9 and 10

1:15 p.m.

Regional Trivia Challenge

Diamonds 9 and 10

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Carbonomics - The Wonderful Underground Economy
Speaker: Keith Burns, Green Cover Crops

Diamond 7

Least Cost Your Rations - Keep Your Out-of-Pocket Down
Speaker: Ben Hellmen, Frontier Mills

Diamond 2

The Business of Farming
Speakers: Tim Kalkowski, Shane Lechtenberg, Mike Hoffman, Bart Beatie

Diamond 8

Telling your agriculture story. Is it actually important?
Speaker: Bryce Doeschot

Diamond 6

3:00 p.m.

Break

Pre-Function Area

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Breakouts Sessions

How to Identify and Correct the 1# Limiting Factor in Global Agriculture
Speaker: Glen Rabenberg, Soil Works

Diamond 2

The Past Present and Future of Drones in Agriculture
Speaker: Josh Floth, Aurora Co-Op

Diamond 7

Food in the Field
Speaker: Hannah Guenther

Diamond 8

The Legacy
Speaker: Paige Pratt

Diamond 6

4:30 p.m.

Discussion Meet: Finals

Diamond 6, 7, and 8

5:30 p.m.

Social Hour & Raffle Prizes

Diamonds 9 and 10

6:30 p.m.

Dinner, Entertainment: Mystery Dinner Theater

Diamonds 9 and 10