Nebraska Soybean Board to Hold Election for Director Seat in District 7

Election ballots for the Nebraska Soybean Board District 7 will be mailed on Friday, July 11, 2014, to soybean producers in that district. Producers eligible to vote in the election must produce soybeans, be a resident of the district and pay the soybean checkoff. Qualified producers who do not receive a ballot by July 18, 2014, can call 402-466-1969 to request a ballot. The voting producer must sign and print their full
name and home town on the return ballot envelope for their vote to be valid. Ballots must be post marked

The elected directors will serve a three-year term beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2017. NSB Directors are reimbursed for expenses incurred while carrying out board business.

District 5: Counties of Cass, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and Richardson.

There will be no election held in District 5 as Candidate Daryl Obermeyer of Brownville, NE, Nemaha

County; ran unopposed; therefore he becomes the District 5 Director.

Ballots will be mailed to the following counties in District 7: Adams, Buffalo, Clay, Franklin, Hall, Kearney,


• Keith Keller - Harvard, NE - Clay County

• Bill Miller - Upland, NE - Franklin County

• Ron Pavelka - Glenvil, NE - Adams County

Election results will be announced in August.

The nine-member Nebraska Soybean Board collects and disburses the Nebraska share of funds generated by the one half of one percent times the net sales price per bushel of soybeans sold. Nebraska soybean checkoff funds are invested in research, education, domestic and foreign markets, including new uses for soybeans and soybean products.