This year’s Ag Expo will
feature Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen as a keynote speaker. The event is Tuesday, Feb.
7, at Southeast Community College’s Academic Excellence Center on the Beatrice
Campus. Gov. Pillen will kick off the event at 1 p.m. and will be followed by
Dr. David Kohl, professor emeritus at Virginia Tech.
Beatrice Chamber Ag Committee is very excited to have the opportunity to host
newly-elected Governor Pillen, coupled with well-known ag economist Dr. Kohl,”
said Kelly Lenners, one of the organizers of the event. “Both will offer the
audience excellence insight on the ag economy within Nebraska and nationally.”
was professor of agricultural finance and small business management and
entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at
Virginia Tech. He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious American
Agricultural Economics Association’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
The event is free to the
public and sponsored by the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce, Security First Bank,
First State Bank, First National Bank of Omaha, and SCC.
For more information about
the Beatrice Chamber, click on this link: https://beatricechamber.com/