WAKEFIELD – Three days of activities have been planned for Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach, including a visit to Wakefield.
National Ag Week will be celebrated Sunday, March 19 – Saturday, March 25 across Nebraska. Monday afternoon, the office of Pete Ricketts announced the Governor and agriculture industry representatives will visit several Nebraska communities during March 21-23. They include Ainsworth, Auburn, Fremont, Friend, Grand Island, Omaha, Plattsmouth, Scottsbluff, Wakefield and West Point.
RSVP is not required, but appreciated. To RSVP to attend any of the events (unless noted), email email@example.com. In the email please include: the location you are submitting the RSVP for, and all names / affiliations for all parties attending.
The public is invited to attend many of the events. Private events are indicated below.
Tuesday, March 21st
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fremont Chamber Agriculture Awards Luncheon
Fremont Golf Club – 2710 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Tour of Diamond 6 Feeders
Diamond 6 feeders – 294 18th Rd., West Point, NE
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Tour of Wakefield Farms, LLP
Wakefield Farms, LLP – 86051 588th Ave, Emerson NE
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. National Ag Day Celebration Dinner
Wakefield Legion Hall -211 Main Street, Wakefield, NE
Wednesday, March 22nd
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Tour of Beel Ranch
Beel Ranch – 41347 Beel Lane, Johnstown, NE
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Luncheon Event
Mountain Time The Flight Deck, 250023 Airport Terminal St., Scottsbluff, NE
3:30-4:30 p.m. Raising Nebraska Open House
Raising Nebraska, S Locust St. & State Fair Boulevard, Grand Island, NE
Thursday, March 23rd
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Pork and Poultry Industry Breakfast
Pour House, 511 2nd St., Friend, NE
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Auburn FFA Tour and Town Hall Student Luncheon
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Tour of Midwest Hop Producers
18003 Club View Drive, Plattsmouth, NE
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Ag Week
Upstream Brewing Company, 514 S. 11th Street, Omaha, NE
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