May 9, 2024

PHOTO RELEASE: Ricketts Celebrates Agriculture on National Mall with Four Nebraska Employers

May 9, 2024

WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) attended the 2024 Celebration of Agriculture on the National Mall.

“Agriculture is the heart and soul of what we do in Nebraska. To keep it that way, we need American innovation that continues to push the agriculture industry forward,” Ricketts said. “Nebraska employers featured in the Celebration of Agriculture on the National Mall this week play a critical role in that effort. I’ll always fight to support policies that ensure our farmers have the tools and support they need to compete and prosper. I’m thankful to Lindsay Corporation, Valley Irrigation, Case IH, and CLAAS for coming to Washington to share their technology.”

The event showcased the advancements in technology and agriculture equipment. Four companies with major presences in Nebraska were featured at the exhibit:

  • Lindsay Corporation, which is headquartered in Omaha, NE
  • Valley Irrigation, which was founded in Valley, NE and is headquartered in Omaha, NE
  • Case IH, which manufactures its Case IH Axial-Flow Combines in Grand Island, NE
  • CLAAS, which assembles its CLAAS EXION combines in Omaha, NE