The 2018 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Dec. 13 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year’s growing season.
The expo, which begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 2:15 p.m., will be in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo, said Keith Glewen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator.
The expo opens with coffee, doughnuts and the opportunity to view equipment and exhibitor booths. Speakers start at 9 a.m.
Presenters include university researchers and specialists, Nebraska Soybean Board representatives, soybean growers and private industry representatives.
The expo also will include an update on the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff update and association information.
Producers will be able to visit with representatives from seed, herbicide, fertilizer and equipment companies and view new farm equipment during a 30-minute break at 9:45 a.m.
The Saunders County Soybean Growers Organization requests that each participant donate one or more cans of nonperishable food to the food pantry.
Complimentary noon lunch will be served.
Registration is available the day of the expo at the door. For more information about the program or exhibitor information, call (800) 529-8030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program is sponsored by Nebraska Extension in the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff, Saunders County Soybean Growers Organization and private industry. There is no registration fee.