Ruminant nutrition expert to speak at Nebraska Ethanol Board meeting June 8

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Ethanol Board will meet Friday, June 8, at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Place hotel (600 Q St.) in downtown Lincoln.

Galen Erickson

The board welcomes Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of animal science and beef feedlot extension specialist, as the keynote speaker during the board meeting. Erickson will discuss distillers grains and the changing feed rations used for cattle.

Erickson is renowned for his ruminant nutrition research, and has done extensive work with cattle at feedlots. His work includes $7.94 million in research grants, and hundreds of publications including journal articles, extension reports, meeting abstracts and book chapters.

Erickson will speak at approximately 10 a.m. The meeting agenda is as follows:

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Budget Report
  5. Contracts
  6. UNL Faculty Presentation
  7. Marketing Programs
  8. E30 Road Test in Legacy Vehicles
  9. Presentation: Galen Erickson, UNL professor of animal science
  10. Ethanol History Project Update
  11. State and Federal Legislation
  12. Ethanol Plant Reports
  13. Chair’s Report
  14. Administrator’s Report
  15. Working Lunch
  16. Travel Reports and Authorization
  17. Personnel
  18. Next Meeting Date
  19. Adjourn

This agenda contains all items to come before the Board except those items of an emergency nature.