Naval Academy visits Frontier
Frontier Cooperative in Syracuse hosted a visit from the United States Naval War College (USNWC) on October 18 and and had the participation of Governor Pete Ricketts.
USNWC is an organization based in Rhode Island. The Naval War College is a graduate level professional development program designed for mid-career officers representing navies from around the world, including the U.S Upon graduation, they earn a Naval War College diploma. A select group will earn a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies.
Frontier personal said there were over 30 countries represented and much of the discussion was about American agriculture and how sustainable it is.
The activity included a tour at Frontier installation to see the equipment, and to learn how our farmers are growing more with less, using technology to place the right seed, the right amount of nutrients and doing their part as an environmental steward of the land.
Frontier Coop teamed up with the Buchholz family of Syracuse for a farm tour. Special remarks were given by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture Steve Wellman, Nebraska FFA State VP Gracie Schneider, and UNL’s Chancellor of Ag Mike Boehm.
After addressing the students, Ricketts received a combine ride from Jim Buchholz of Syracuse.
The event concluded with lunch and a tour of the Frontier Coop Ag Service Terminal in Syracuse.