About the Board

The mission of the Nebraska Corn Board is to develop, carry out and participate in programs of research, education, market development and promotion to enhance profitability (viability) and expand the demand and value of Nebraska corn and value-added corn products. From ethanol to exports—from livestock feeding to bio-based plastics—the Nebraska Corn Board develops and supports numerous projects designed to increase the demand for Nebraska corn—and to enhance the profitability of Nebraska corn growers.

The nine-member Nebraska Corn Board collects and disburses the funds generated by the 1/2 of a cent per bushel corn checkoff. A six-person staff administrates the various programs. Deciding where and how to invest corn checkoff dollars is a responsibility your Nebraska Corn Board takes very seriously.

The challenge is to manage each corn producer’s checkoff investment to capture the greatest value amidst the ever-changing industry, to continue nurturing the markets we’ve been able to establish, and invest in new possibilities and potential. It’s not an easy task, but the years have proven that the investment has paid dividends.