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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday July 21, 2019 ( 5 items )  

American Coalition for Ethanol: Pearson Fuels to Share Experience Selling in California Market at ACE August Conference
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, July 17 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: A flex fuel retailer panel will be part of the general session lineup again this year at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 32nd annual conference, August 14-16 in Omaha, Nebraska. ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty will moderate a panel entitled "RINs, Carbon Credits, and other E15 and Flex Fuel Marketer Math" between panelists Mike Lewis, co-founder of California-based Pearson Fuels,   more

National Corn Growers Association Recognizes Senator Fischer With President's Award
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, July 18 -- The National Corn Growers Association issued the following news: National Corn Growers Association President Lynn Chrisp today presented NCGA's 2019 President's Award to Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer. The President's Award is given annually at NCGA's Corn Congress meeting in Washington, D.C. to a leader who has worked to advance issues important to corn growers and agriculture. "It is my great pleasure to present the NCGA President's Award to Senator Fischer," Ch  more

Nebraska Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Leaders Ask Congress to Move Forward on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
LINCOLN, Nebraska, July 19 -- Nebraska Farm Bureau issued the following news release: During a national affairs trip to Washington, D.C., members of Nebraska Farm Bureau's (NEFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee asked for more economic stability and pushed for the passage of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) this fall. "It's important for our young agricultural leaders to travel to Washington, D.C. to let Nebraska's Congressional delegation know how important issues like   more

University of Nebraska Medical Center , University of Nebraska at Omaha Leaders to Visit McCook, Gothenburg, Holdrege July 30-31
OMAHA, Nebraska, July 16 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: A leadership team from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, headed by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will visit McCook, Gothenburg and Holdrege on July 30-31. The group will meet with health, higher education, government and community leaders and will provide updates on new initiatives at UNMC and UNO and how they benefit rural communities.   more

University of Nebraska Medical Center Research Team Makes Ophthalmology Breakthrough
OMAHA, Nebraska, July 15 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: A University of Nebraska Medical Center research team has used special knockout mice to determine the importance of the calcium sensor protein in initiating the eyesight process. The research appears in the June 7 online version of eLife, a high-impact journal that helps scientists accelerate research communication and discovery through its innovative open-source tool. The role of the calci  more