Oct. 15, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Ag Relations Council in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics is sponsoring the Ag at the Crossroads Nov. 7 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln.
This year's conference, themed "Financing the Good Life… Taxing Issues for the State of Nebraska", will begin with 8 a.m. registration and conclude at 4 p.m.
"The conference will help give attendees cutting edge information about tax issues and funding needs in Nebraska," said Doug Jose, ag economics professor emeritus and treasurer of the Nebraska Ag Relations Council.
The conference will feature authorities on public finance and taxation issues, including Lt. Gov. Lavon Heideman, and state Sen. Pete Pirsch, a member of the Tax Modernization Committee.
The Nebraska Ag Relations Council also will honor Jerry Warner, chief management officer of Farmers National, of Omaha, with its annual Agricultural Achievement award during its awards banquet Nov. 6. The banquet on Nov. 6 will be at UNL's East Campus Union and will begin with a 6:15 a.m. social followed by a 7 p.m. dinner/roast and toast.
Warner has served landowners throughout the United States in his 41 years with the company. He was key in helping grow Farmers National to one of the largest full service farm management companies in the U.S.
Cost to attend the banquet is $25 before Nov. 1; $30 after. Cost to attend Ag at the Crossroads which includes noon meal, breaks and all proceedings is $40 before Nov. 1; $45 after. Cost to attend both is $65 before Nov. 1; $75 after.
For more information, a conference schedule or to register, visit neagrelations.org and click on the conference and banquet box or call 800-535-3456. For questions, contact Sandy at 402-472-1742.Doug Jose, Ph.D.
Sandi Alswager Karstens
IANR News Service