Gov. Ricketts Announces 2018 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award Recipient

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Sand County Foundation, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN), Cargill, and the Nebraska EnvironmentalRead More

AFAN Announces Two New Staff Hires

AFAN Announces Two New Staff Hires Lincoln, NE 4.11.18–AFAN has announced two new hires at its Lincoln office. William Keech, from Hickman, Nebraska, has beenRead More

Food Connection returns to UNL City Campus April 17

  Lincoln, Neb., April 2, 2018– The Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) and numerous agricultural clubs on East Campus have teamedRead More

Area Ag Producers Invited to Free Research Presentation and Strategic Conversation March 28 at Kearney Holiday Inn

Lincoln, NE, March 20, 2018—Agriculture producers in Central Nebraska are invited to a meeting Thursday, March 28, that will feature a presentation about on-going researchRead More

York and Seward County Leaders Tour Dairy Farms

Date: February 14, 2018 Release Date: Immediate Contact: Kristen Hassebrook, Executive Director Phone: 402-421-4416 • E-mail: kristenh@a-fan.org   Lincoln, NE (2/9/18)–Community leaders from York andRead More

Applications for the Prestigious 2018 Leopold Conservation Award Are Due March 1

Date: February 13, 2018 Release Date: Immediate Contact: Kristen Hassebrook, Executive Director Phone: 402-421-4416 • E-mail: kristenh@a-fan.org   Attention Nebraska Landowners: Applications for the PrestigiousRead More
Nebraska has considerable opportunities for livestock expansion

Editorial: Nebraska has considerable opportunities for livestock expansion

Omaha World-Herald’s Editorial Board is supportive of livestock development and AFAN’s role in the process. Check out this editorial in today’s issue. http://www.omaha.com/opinion/editorial-nebraska-has-considerable-opportunities-for-livestock-expansion/article_b6fd9f72-103e-5506-badc-3b5e467384fa.htmlRead More
Ag groups push for expansion of Nebraska's livestock industry to aid struggling farm economy

Ag groups push for expansion of Nebraska’s livestock industry to aid struggling farm economy

Omaha World-Herald visited the Justin and Melissa Doerr on their farm and learned about custom feeding hogs. The article explores the way that livestock developmentRead More

Post Annual Meeting Press Release

          Date:  November 27, 2017 Release Date: Immediate Contact: Kristen Hassebrook, Executive Director Phone: 402-421-4416 • E-mail: kristenh@a-fan.org   AFAN unveilsRead More