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Hartman finishes at top in Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet at UNL PDF Print E-mail

Students competed in the first University of Nebraska-Lincoln Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet on Nov. 18, according to the President of the UNL Collegiate Farm Bureau, Emily Long.
“The Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet contest is designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected. The winner of the Discussion Meet will move on to represent Nebraska at the National Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference in Nashville, Tenn. in February,” Long said.
Among the top four competing in the discussion meet were Erica Peterson, Lancaster County Farm Bureau; Ben Rice, Lancaster County Farm Bureau; Spencer Hartman, Chase County Farm Bureau; and Lukas Fricke, Butler County Farm Bureau.
Hartman was overall winner of the event.
Hartman of Champion is a sophomore Agricultural Economics major with an option in Public Policy. Hartman owns and operates Hartman Hydroponics, a hydronic tomato operation.
“I am honored and looking forward to representing Nebraska at the national meet.  I am proud to be able to represent the UNL Collegiate Farm Bureau which I am excited to be a part of while a student here at UNL” Hartman said.
The Collegiate Farm Bureau is a student organization that is dedicated to serving as the “Voice of Agriculture on Campus” through a wide variety of education, service and advocacy efforts.


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