KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — The 2014 Governor's Ag Conference will again be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.
The conference for Nebraska's farmers and ranchers will be held March 5-6.
Key topics will include livestock welfare, biofuels policy and strategies for communicating with consumers about the agriculture industry and how food is produced.
Gov. Dave Heineman says Kay Johnson Smith with the Animal Agriculture Alliance based in Washington, D.C., and Todd Becker, president and CEO of Green Plains Renewable Energy of Omaha, will be among the conference's speakers.
Smith will discuss current issues related to animal welfare and livestock production. Becker will discuss current and future policy considerations for the biofuels sector.
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