LINCOLN – A pair of summer interns will be joining the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA).
According to a release, Emily Hatterman from Wisner and Samantha Oborny from Garland were welcomed by the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB).
Hatterman will be serving as the Communications and Marketing Intern for NCB and is a senior with an Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communications major and minors in Leadership and Agribusiness. Hatterman grew up on a family operation in Wisner where they feed cattle and grow corn and soybeans.
Hatterman said, “growing up, I knew I wanted to stay involved in the industry that is so important to my family, community, and state. Through this internship, I will be able to do so.”
Oborny will be serving as the Communications and Outreach Intern for NeCGA and is a junior majoring in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communications. She grew up on a family farming operation near Garland where corn, soybeans, and cattle are raised.
Oborny added, “I grew a passion for the agriculture industry at a young age and always knew I wanted to continue being involved in this industry. I am excited to learn more about agriculture and continue advocating throughout this internship!”
The Nebraska Corn Board is funded through a producer checkoff investment of 1Ž2-cent-per-bushel checkoff on all corn marketed in the state and is managed by nine farmer directors. The mission of the Nebraska Corn Board is to promote the value of corn by creating opportunities.
The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) is a grassroots commodity organization that works to enhance the profitability of corn producers. NeCGA has more than 2,400 dues-paying members in Nebraska. NeCGA is affiliated with the National Corn Growers Association, which has more than 40,000 dues-paying members nationwide.