Sylvia, Kan. (January 5, 2023) – U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc. (USCHI) will host their Annual Convention in Omaha, Nebraska, February 2-5, 2023. This year USCHI celebrates its 40th anniversary as an organization that serves the custom harvesting industry.
The Annual Convention will host a 146,000 square foot tradeshow, combine clinics, forage clinics, state meetings, women’s and kids’ events, a children’s safety day, entertainment from Big Time Grain Company and speakers, including social influencer and advocate for agriculture, Farm Babe (Michelle Miller). The trade show will feature sponsors such as AGCO Corporation, Case IH, CLAAS of America, John Deere, Pipe Ag, MACDON Industries, JCB North America, INSPRO, a Marsh McLennan agency, and more to demonstrate the newest equipment and technology to more than 600 USCHI members and harvest crew owners.
“USCHI’s Annual Convention is the yearly capstone for our organization. It’s a chance for our organization to connect members with machinery and equipment manufacturers and gather to discuss what’s happening in the industry – from inflated costs to new legislation that will affect our workforce,” said JC Schemper, USCHI board president. “This year kicks off the 40th year of our organization representing custom harvesters. The convention will provide educational opportunities for policy solutions, technology advancements, and more within the industry.”
In addition to the program, the board of directors will promote and elect new leaders for the organization. JC Schemper, current president, will move to an advisor role, while David Misener rises to President. Paul Paplow is running for Vice President and Mark Anderson, Nick Dietrick, Pat Farris, and Mychal Neumiller are running for the two open board seats.