2022 Governor's Ag & Economic Development Summit

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Thank you for registering for the 2021 Governor's Ag & Economic Development Summit. We are excited to see you in August.

2022 Governor's Ag & Economic Development Summit

The Summit brings together ag, business, & econ dev leaders/stakeholders to discuss opportunities/challenges relating to the state's growth

When and where

Date and time

Location

Younes Conference Center North 707 West Talmadge Street Kearney, NE 68845

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

A Block of Rooms can be found at The Crowne Plaza (308) 238-7000.

There will be an optional Farm Tour led by Nebraska Department of Ag staff Tuesday afternoon from 2-5pm. The tour will be an opportunity to learn about agriculture in central Nebraska and may feature stops at local grain and/or livestock operations.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - Younes Conference Center - Kearney

Optional Farm Tour - Kearney Area -- 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Reception and Banquet - Hosted by the Nebraska Diplomats and NetChoice

6:00pm - Reception -- 7:00pm - Banquet & Awards

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - Younes Conference Center - Kearney

Summit Agenda - Morning Sessions will be repeated in the Afternoon

8:00am – 8:30am: Registration

8:30am – 8:45am: Welcome – Governor Pete Ricketts

9:00am – 10:00am: Breakout Session 1

Track 1 – Supply Chain Solutions

Track 2 – Small Meat Processors – Post-Covid Lessons Learned

Track 3 – NeDNR - Drought Conditions/Solutions

Track 4 – Apprenticeships

Track 5 - Creative Survival of Small Businesses

Track 6 - NeDNR - Water Initiatives

10:00am – 10:30am: Break

10:30am – 11:30am: Breakout Session 2

Track 1 – International Trade and Marketing

Track 2 – Local Support for Small Business during Covid

Track 3 – NeDNR – Economic Impact of Flooding

Track 4 – ‘Growing Together’ – Community Internship Initiative

Track 5 – Career Pathways

Track 6 - Vietnam: Gateway to Southeast Asia

11:45pm – 1:15pm: Lunch & Keynote Speaker

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Breakout Session 3

Track 1 – Supply Chain Solutions

Track 2 – Small Meat Processors – Post-Covid Lessons Learned

Track 3 – NeDNR - Drought Conditions/Solutions

Track 4 – Apprenticeships

Track 5 - Creative Survival of Small Businesses

Track 6 - NeDNR - Water Initiatives

2:30am – 2:45am: Break

2:45pm – 3:45pm: Breakout Session 4

Track 1 – International Trade and Marketing

Track 2 – Local Support for Small Business during Covid

Track 3 – NeDNR – Economic Impact of Flooding

Track 4 – ‘Growing Together’ – Community Internship Initiative

Track 5 – Career Pathways

Track 6 - Vietnam: Gateway to Southeast Asia

4:00pm – 4:30pm: Wrap-Up & Closing - Governor Pete Ricketts