From: Midwest Producer
OMAHA, Neb. – Over 500 booths of the latest in agricultural input supplies and equipment will be on display at the 57th annual Nebraska Agri-Business Exposition, Jan. 28-29, at the CenturyLink Center Omaha. The Nebraska Agri-Business Association represents local agricultural input cooperative and independent retailers who sell fertilizer, chemicals, seed, feed, petroleum products and other supplies and services to Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers. Also included in the Association are suppliers of equipment, soil testing services, and manufacturers and distributors of chemicals, fertilizers and other input supplies.
“The Agri-Business Expo is a marketplace for agricultural retailers from across the Midwest, timed just before many of our farmers are making their crop management decisions for the 2014 season,” according to Karl Hensley, Central Valley Ag, Elgin, who is chairman of the 600-member association. “It gives the agri-business industry a chance to see the latest in application equipment and new technology for the industry,” he added. Hensley said the industry faces many new regulations at the Washington level, particularly from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, OSHA and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The expo will give everyone a chance to discuss these issues and how they affect the agricultural input industry.
“The show also gives our members the latest information to help Nebraska producers make their crop management decisions.
Certified Crop Advisers are able to gain valuable training during the show to keep up their continuing education with free classes offered during the show for simply the cost of entrance to the trade show. Addressing the Associations Political Action Breakfast is chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, Tim Clare of Lincoln. He will speak on Wednesday morning at the Hilton Omaha.