Gateway 2018

www.hitechinc.net Office: 308-468-5580 • Mobile: 308-380-1722 • Fax: 308-468-6353 6395 Lowell Road • Gibbon, NE 68840 Crane Service Welding Fabrication Construction Grain Handling Equipment “People have been stepping up to our window since 1908.” We can help finance your crop production, livestock, equipment, and any of your operational needs. CALL US AT 308-738-2282 Ask for Claude or Karen. 295 Center Ave. Ashton, NE 68817 Visit our website: theashtonstatebank.com WE WANT TO BE YOUR AG BANK Gateway Farm Expo Lori Potter, Hub file THE EXPO CENTER arena always is packed with tractors, farm machinery and equipment, and booths set up by many types of service providers during the Gateway Farm Expo. The show will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15. Nov. 14 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Expo open. 9:30-10:30 a.m. — “Management Zones for Variable Rate Seeding and Fertilizer” by Paul Fuller of CK Technology Inc. in Clark, S.D. 10:30-11:30 a.m. — “What is Regenera- tive Agriculture?” by Ray Ward, Nick Ward and Lance Gunderson of Ward Laborato- ries Inc. in Kearney. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Barbecue Beef Lunch, sponsored by First National Bank and Monsanto, with dessert served until 1 p.m. by Aurora Cooperative. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Entertainment by Dennis Miller of Kearney in the Ag Pavil- ion’s lunch seating area. 1-2 p.m. — “Fuel Tank Hygiene” by Don Martin of Kansas City, regional manager of Midwest states for Power Services Products. 2-3 p.m. — “Becoming a Self-Directed Grain Marketer” by farmer Tim Barker of Ag Astra LLC in Pratt, Kan. Nov. 15 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Expo open. 9:30-10:30 a.m. — “The Next Farm Bill - First Peek or Last Opportunity for Input” by Jill O’Donnell, director of the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebras- ka-Lincoln. 10:30-11:30 a.m. — “Farm Policy: Risk or Risk Management” by Brad Lubben, associate professor with UNL Extension. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Barbecue Pork Lunch, sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred and Town & Country Bank, with dessert provided by Nutrien Ag Solutions. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Entertainment by Dave Lerbakken of Kearney in the Ag Pavilion’s lunch seating area. 2-3:30 p.m. — Featured speaker Sue Martin of Ag Investment Services Inc., in Webster City, Iowa, sponsored by Aurora Co-op in the Ag Pavilion’s lunch seating area. 2018 Gateway Farm Expo schedule Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney All speaker sessions are in the Exhibit Building Harvest Room unless otherwise noted. Bringing the best local news to your doorstep. Since 1888.

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