Nebraska

The Nebraska wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board will meet Thursday, Oct. 26, in Lincoln.

If necessary, the meeting will continue Friday, Oct. 27. The meeting will be held at the Hawthorn Suites, 216 North 48th St. (behind TGI Friday's), and will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Agenda items will include reports on program activities, in the areas of research, market development, education and federal farm policy, as well as reports on recent meetings. The public is invited to attend all or any portion of this open meeting. A copy of the agenda is available by writing the Nebraska wheat Board, PO Box 94912, Lincoln, NE 68509, or calling 402-471-2358 or 800-651-6736.

The board administers the one and one-quarter cents per bushel checkoff levied on wheat marketed in Nebraska. The board invests the funds in programs of international and domestic market development and improvement, policy development, research, promotion and education.

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