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Nebraska LEAD 37 travels to the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Poland

LINCOLN, Neb. —Twenty nine Nebraska LEAD 37 Fellows recently returned from the 2019 International Study/Travel Seminar to the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and Poland.

“Our international study/travel seminar is designed to provide firsthand appreciation and understanding of our international community and the potential for people of all nations to work together,” said Terry Hejny, Nebraska LEAD Program Director and groupleader.

During the January 5-20 seminar, LEAD Fellows participated in briefings with Wayne Bacon, European Consultant for the U.S. Grains Council; Francois Guerin, Senior Policy Advisor for Copa Gogeca (united voice for farmers and cooperatives in the European Union – in Brussels); Marek Beran, Directorate General for Agriculture & Rural Development and Mark Cropper, Senior Expert, Agriculture & Rural Development at the European Commission (in Brussels); Maury Salz, President of Claas Omaha while at the Claas Corporate Offices in Harsewinkel, Germany as well as Dr. Kathrin Toppel, Dr. Dorothee Straka and Henning Windheim during a visit to the University of Osnabruck (Germany) and the Department of Applied Agriculture.


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