Jeff Kurrus, wildlife photographer and writer for the Nebraskaland Magazine provided the program for the Cattle National Bank and Trust Farmer Appreciation Dinner this evening. Kurrus calls himself a "non-native native" of the State after coming here 8 years ago from Tennessee. He has teamed up with Michael Forsberg in writing two Children's books on wildlife. Forsberg was the speaker at the event last year. Kurrus is more concerned with the story and Forsberg the picture.
Kurrus is shown here with Brad Wagner, CNB & T Ag Loan Officer who MC'd the evenings activities. He has just drawn out Ryan Ihde's name as the winner of 2 tickets to the Nebraska - Minnesota football game in Lincoln on Saturday. It was a great evening. A Smoked Pork Chop dinner was catered by Pack n Sav for the large crowd of Ag customers and others. We had occasion to visit with many friends. Even the pleasure of introducing some folks who knew of each other but had never met. We had some interesting discussion after the program was over about the practice of planting cover crops into early harvested corn fields to add to the "pasturing" of cow-calf herds. Spring calves come off as 900 pounders ready for the feedlot.