Saturday, January 21, 2017

2017 Healthy Farms Conference Exhibitors!

2017 Healthy Farms Conference Exhibitors!

Beju Organic Plant Food
An organic product used to establish healthy roots for a vibrant plant & can be used with new or established plants. Beju is derived from pelleted livestock manure that is dried & pelleted. It is an organic product that is environmentally friendly & comes in convenient sized packaging w/minimal odor for easy application & storage.
Ben Miller, 308.534.3561,

Blue River Hybrids

We are committed to producing seed that offers exceptional value to organic farmers in North America. 
Erika Brodersen. 800-370-7979,

Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska
Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska is an outreach and marketing initiative to promote and support local foods.
Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch.  402.472.5273,

College of Public Health Central States Center for Agricultural Safety & Health
Our mission is to work w/the ag community, conducting research, intervention, education, & outreach activities, which aim to discover the mechanisms of injury & illness, & develop, implement, & evaluate prevention strategies that measurably improve the health & safety of members of the ag community.
Ellen Duysen, 402.552.3394

Erstwhile Farm
Pigs + Chickens = Bacon and Eggs! "Helping you bring good food home."
Larry & Lanette Stec, 402-897-4065,

Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.
Bobbie Kriz-Wickham. 402.437.5587.

Farm2Fork Ranch
We are a family run farm in the Northwest corner of Missouri. We hand raise our cattle, sheep, pigs, and chickens to provide you with good, wholesome meat and eggs.
Greg & Stephanie Pankau. 816.261.8029. 

Keipos uses food, farming, and education to transform lives. We offer internships, courses, workshops and classes, build community gardens, and work with communities both locally and abroad. Keipos is a story of people and place, from our heart, in the city, and to the world.
Jonathan Dodd, 321-544-2851,

Legal Aid of Nebraska
Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Farmer and Rancher One-Stop Shop provides resources to assist with starting a farming operation and estate and transition planning for those farmers and ranchers planning to retire. 
Amy Swoboda, 402-348-1069,

MarLin Wind & Slar LLC
MarLin Wind & Solar, LLC, offers retail sales and installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems and small wind turbines.
Martin Kleinschmit. 402-254-7310,

Montana Grow
MontanaGrow is an Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer (EEF) that saves agriculture producers money, energizes the ecosystem and protects the environment.
Hank Leavens,

Nebraska Farmers Union
Founded in 1913, Nebraska Farmers Union is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being and of family farmers and ranchers, and their rural communities. 
John Hansen. 402.476.8815,

Nebraska Food Cooperative 

Nebraska’s Online, Year Round Farmer’s Market.  
Beth Kernes-Krause,

Nebraska NCR-SARE
North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education strengthens rural communities, increases farmer / rancher profitability, & improves the environment by supporting research & education.
Gary Lesoing.

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Devoted to a statewide mission of preparing students for successful careers in agriculture, veterinary technology, food and related industries. The college provides open access to innovative technical education resulting in associate degrees, certificates, diplomas and other credentials.

Dr. Ron Rosati,

Nebraska NRCS
The Natural Resource Conservation Service is the federal agency responsible for conservation of natural resources on private lands.
Joanna Pope. 402.437.5300,

Nebraska Wildlife
The Nebraska Wildlife Federation is a non-profit organization dedicated to Nebraska’s wildlife & wild places. 

North Star Solar Bears LLC.
We are a central Nebraska family business, owned and operated from our farm.  We specialize in solar frames and installation, and can supply you with the equipment you need for your home or business.
Jim Knopik. 308.550.0288,

OCIA # 1
Organic Crop Improvement Association. As providers & consumers of certified organic production, we are committed to environmentally sound steward ship.
Kim Mosel, 402.620.2701,

Pine Valley Angus
Our emphasis is to expand on quality rather than quantity. Our goal is to market seedstock with old-fashioned maternal instincts, along with low maintenance performance.
Edwin and Diane Heinze, 402-362-6171,

Quality Livestock Fencing Company
Quality Livestock Fencing Company, Wedekind Manufacturing, manufactures continuous fence panels for farmers and ranchers looking for quality livestock fencing. Fencing built to last the test of time.
Doug Wedekind, 402-992-7768,

Roberts Seed Inc.

We process grain for seed, feed & human consumption.  We supply certified organic, non-GMO, & specialty grain & grain related products.  
Joe & Leisha Roberts, 308-743-2565,

The Big Garden
Our main goal is to improve nutritional health and facilitate community development by building the capacity of community organizations, congregations, and schools through the act of gardening. The Big Garden is proud to have launched community gardens at Omaha's three largest food pantries, increasing access to fresh produce and reducing hunger. 
Cait Caughey, 402-906-2716

The Grain Place

Our mission is to provide our customers grain products that are grown & produced in an ecologically sustainable & socially responsible manner-with the conviction that how your food is produced matters!
Dave Vetter, 888-714-7246,

Twogood Grass-fed Beef
Our Angus grass-fed beef are raised on our farm. We focus on improving our soil in order to grow healthier pastures. Healthy pastures lead to better feed for more nutritious beef. Because you know; you are what they eat.
Ryan and Rachel Twogood, 402-366-4691

Veteran Ag Service
We specialize in assisting farmers, ranchers, & producers in maximizing their time, money, & resources through effective farming practices & differentiation in the current agricultural market.
Devin Lovgren. 402.300.1253,

Von Roenn Permaculture
We consult farmers, companies and residents to improve energy and water efficiency on their property through natural techniques. Gus is a certified permaculture design consultant who can assist you or your landscape designer as well as your architect to design a property which uses less energy and less water to maintain itself. 

Gus von Roenn. 402.689.5509.

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