Ag & Business

A group of CCS fourth graders are shown standing in front of the dry fertilizer applicator, or floater, after getting the chance to examine the big machine safely from ground level. Pictured in back, from left, are Eldon Kuntzelman, custom applicator for the FVC Agronomy Department, and Dewain “Woody” Wood, FVC Agronomy Operations Manager. (Johnson Publications photo)

Some of the staff from Frenchman Valley Coop in Imperial are shown holding one of the T-shirts presented to the students who took in the National Ag Day event sponsored by FVC. Pictured, from left, are Mitch Stretesky, Grain Division Controller; Leann Weiss, Customer Service Director; Jana Bollman, Agronomy Department; Lisa Wood, Seed Manager; Ben Sauder, Vice-President of Agronomy; and Tyler Kerchal, livestock consultant. (Johnson Publications photo)

On Ag Day, students gain input about importance of agriculture

    National Ag Week is celebrated nationwide to help promote the agricultural industry  and to deliver messages about the importance of agriculture in our everyday lives, said Leann Weiss, Custome

The final keynote speakers of the day were the Peterson Farm Brothers whose presentation, “I’m Farming and I Grow it: An AgVocating Success Story,” entertained the audience with  their background story, videos and they performed some of their musical parodies to the delight of the ag conference crowd. Pictured from left are Nathan, Greg and Kendal Peterson. (Johnson Publications photo)

Deb Kuenning, UNL Extension Educator, gave an afternoon presentation entitled “Agriculture Through the Years: Looking to the Past and Future.” (Johnson Publications photo)

‘Celebrating Agriculture’ continues with info-filled afternoon

    The morning session of the Ag conference on Feb. 28 finished strong with a selection of interesting speakers and information.

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