Gateway 2018

Excavation Dirt Work Curb Cut-out 308-236-9097 or 308-627-4448 Kearney, NE BELLS CONSTRUCTION & CURB GRINDING Gateway Farm Expo Jill O’Donnell Jill O’Donnell is director of the Clayton Yeutter Institute of Inter- national Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her experience as a consultant to the NATO Communications and Information Agency is key to her success with the faculties of UNL’s colleges of Agricultural Scienc- es and Natural Resources, and Business and Law to createYeutter Institute programs and curriculum. O’Donnell has lectured on trends in international trade for corporate audiences and educa- tors, taught courses in political science and U.S. foreign policy at the University of Nebraska– Omaha, and examined economic and policy themes related to South Korea as a consulting researcher and author for the Council on Foreign Relations. Her international policy career began in Washington, D.C., while serving on the legislative staff of U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel. She Brad Lubben Brad Lubben, Extension asso- ciate professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, brings more than 25 years of experience as an Extension agricultural economist to his presentations. He has bachelor and master’s degrees in ag economics from UNL and a doctorate from Kansas State University. Lubben conducts research and interprets findings to the public through Extension activities. He focuses on agricultural and public policy issues that include federal farm programs, risk management, conservation programs, food, trade, energy and environmental policy. Sue Martin Sue Martin of Ag Investment Services Inc. of Webster City, Iowa, is an analyst featured on TV shows such as “AgDay” and “Market to Market,” and on sev- eral farm-related radio networks, including WHO Radio in Des Moines. The well- known analyst of futures mar- kets will give up-to-date, leading-edge market infor- mation gar- nered from her 35-plus years of experience in the industry. Her analysis has a no-nonsense approach. Martin is a regular senior market analyst on the syndicat- ed show “Market to Market” on Public Television and guest analyst on US Farm Report and AgDay. She often speaks to ag producers on behalf of banks, elevators, seed and chemical companies, and crop insurance companies. earned a master of arts degree in international relations and interna- tional economics from Johns Hop- kins University and her undergrad- uate degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. The Clayton Yeutter Institute helps prepare students to under- stand, participate in and shape global trade and finance in an increasingly interconnected world. Martin has appeared on “Ag Day” and “Market to Market” TV shows. Lori Potter, Hub file JERRY BASINGER of JBI Enterprises of Bruning talks with 2017 Gateway Farm Expo attendee Ray Robertson of Madison. VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS AT EXPO