Secretary of State Bob Evnen will lead an agriculture trade mission to the Middle East this month.
The 25 delegates from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska commodity groups, state government and private industry will visit the United Arab Emirates and Jordan during the trip.
The group includes university faculty members, representatives of agricultural commodity groups and private sector companies involved in agricultural technology, including water use, value-added agricultural products, food preparation , pest control, network security and contractors from other economic sectors.
Nebraska is one of two states that the US Embassy in Dubai has invited to a showcase that will include a Taste of Nebraska event.
UNL experts from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources will give presentations on research in beef production, water management and precision irrigation, food processing and Food for Health Center.
“This trip underscores the important role Nebraska plays on the global agricultural scene,” said Mike Boehm, vice president of the University of Nebraska and vice chancellor of the Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. ‘ONE.
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