Nebraska Ag Update  |  July 19, 2019
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Rosenthal receives Nebraska Ag Youth Council's highest honor

Roxie Rosenthal is presented with the NAYI Award of Merit from NAYC Head Counselors Collin Swedberg and Hannah Settje.

Roxie Rosenthal recently received the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council’s (NAYC) highest honor, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute’s (NAYI) Award of Merit. Council members presented the award to Rosenthal during NAYI’s annual banquet, July 10, in Lincoln. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) oversees NAYC and NAYI. » Read more

NAYI 2019 Recap

The 48th annual Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute was held in Lincoln the week of July 8-12. The 200 delegates were able to learn more about the agricultural industry, careers available to them in the agricultural industry and how to obtain those careers. Delegates were able to network with peers and industry leaders - as well as have a lot of fun.

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Nebraska’s Hemp Pilot Project with Director Wellman

LB657, passed by the Nebraska Legislature and signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts, adopted the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act and amended existing statutes to establish a state hemp program within the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. The 2019 pilot project is in full swing and Director Steve Wellman joins us on this week's NDA Update to discuss it. » Listen here

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