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Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo

8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Target Audiences:
Aaron Nygren, Extension Educator, (402) 624-8030,
The Fremont Corn Expo and the Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo into one expo - the Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo. The expo will focus on both crops and will rotate between Saunders and Dodge county locations each year.

The 2024 expo will take place on Thursday, January 25 at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center (ENREEC near Mead, NE) located at 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE. The program will kick off at 8:30 a.m. and will finish up at 3:00 p.m.

The event opens with coffee, doughnuts and the opportunity to view equipment and exhibitor booths at 8:30 a.m. Speakers start at 9:10 a.m.

Aaron Nygren, Nebraska extension educator says, “The Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo will assist producers in planning for next year’s growing season. We hope you come and learn from a variety of speakers and vendors about important topics for corn and soybean production in 2024.”

This program is sponsored by Nebraska Extension in the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Nebraska Corn Board, and the Nebraska Soybean Board.

Mike Zuzolo, President Global Commodity Analytics & Consulting LLC is the keynote speaker. He will speak on “Navigating 2024 Commodity Markets—Funds vs. Fundamentals”. His presentation will include: Assessing 2024 Prices For Grains & Cattle - Look At Top 3-5 Drivers; Factors To Focus Upon - U.S. & Global S/D Fundamentals (Micro-Conditions) vs. Funds & Investment Flow Drivers (Macro-Conditions); and Project 2024 “Overvalue” & “Undervalue” Levels For Corn/Soybeans/Cattle Through March 31.

Other timely topics include: A Look Back at 2023 and a Look Ahead into 2024, Eric Hunt, Nebraska Extension Educator of Agricultural Meteorology; Corn and Soybean Disease Update, Tamra Jackson-Ziems & Dylan Mangel, Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologists; Pros and Cons of a Precision Sprayer for Detecting Weeds and Spray Herbicide in Real Time for Weed Management in Corn and Soybean, Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist; and Drone Spraying, Terraplex Ag.
Updates will also be provided by the Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Soybean Board, Nebraska Corn Growers Association and Nebraska Soybean Association.

Producers can visit with representatives from a variety of ag related companies during a 40-minute break at 10:00 a.m.

Complimentary noon lunch will be served.

Registration is available the day of the expo at the door. For more information about the program or exhibitor information, call 402-624-8030 or e-mail Vendor spots are available. Information online at: There is no registration fee.

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