The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Block and Bridle Club and the Animal Science Department are happy to announce Mr. Homer Buell of Bassett, Nebraska, as our 2009 Honoree. Homer, a fourth generation rancher, is co-owner of the Shovel Dot Ranch and is a 1971 UNL graduate.
Homer has served as President of the Nebraska Cattlemen and the Nebraska Hereford Association, as well as Chair of the Integrated Resource Management and Producer Information Committees for NCBA. In looking forward to the future of agriculture in our state, he has been President of the Nebraska 4-H Foundation Board, as well as having hosted several ranch tours for UNL students including the Center for Grassland Studies Citizens Advisory Council. A thoughtful contributor and hard worker wherever he invests his time and talents, Homer Buell is a leader in furthering the success of Nebraska's livestock industry and agriculture, in growing Nebraska's youth, and preserving and advancing Nebraska's quality of life.