Nebraska Farmers Union President will be in Syracuse

News Submitted to Journal-Democrat by the Otoe County Democrats

John Hansen, Nebraska Farmers Union President, will be in Syracuse on Nov. 3 at the Syracuse Public Library. Hansen will speak about agricultural and energy issues. The Nebraska Farmers Union has been promoting wind and solar energy in Nebraska for the past few years.

The Otoe County Democrats invited Hansen to Syracuse, however the general public is invited to attend. The doors open at 6 p.m. and pulled pork sandwiches, chips, and drink will be provided for attendees. Hansen will begin speaking at 6:30 p.m. and will field questions after his talk.

Hansen operated a diversified farm in Madison County Nebraska before becoming Farmers Union President in 1989. Since then he has advocated for farmers at the state and national level. He has also been a promoter of soil conservation and alternative energy sources. 


John Hansen is the Planning Committee Chair of the Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference and Exhibition

November 8-9, 2021, Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
333 S. 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska

Registration is $175 through October 31. As of November 1, it will be $225 through the conference dates.

This year’s programming features:

  • A session on the growing role of utility battery storage
  • A policy and legislative update from Nebraska State Senators
  • Sessions on the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri
  • A panel on Hydrogen Generation
  • And much, MUCH more!

See the complete schedule here.

Register Here.