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March 30, 2015
What Is Buying “Local”?
What Is Buying “Local”?

By Greg Anderson, Farmer, Newman Grove, Nebraska

One of the hottest topics I’ve heard recently is that we should buy local. I think buying local is a popular misconception among the gen...

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March 23, 2015
Nebraskans: When You Buy Beef, You Are Likely Buying “Local.”
Nebraskans: When You Buy Beef, You Are Likely Buying “Local.”

By Dawn Caldwell, Farmer/Rancher, Edgar, Nebraska

My family raises beef in south central Nebraska. We ranch in Kansas, feed cattle in Nebraska, sell cattle in Kansas or Nebraska, and buy groc...

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March 16, 2015
Our Nebraska Corn: It’s In Many of Your Favorite Foods
Our Nebraska Corn: It’s In Many of Your Favorite Foods

By Diane Karr, Farmer, Blue Hill, Nebraska

I am a stay-at-home-mom and work on my family’s farm in South Central Nebraska with my husband, Mike. We have four busy boys and have dev...

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March 9, 2015
Consumer Choice Guides Nebraska’s Egg Farmers
Consumer Choice Guides Nebraska’s Egg Farmers

Did you know that there are over 280 million laying hens in the United States with over 225 eggs laid every day? Did you also know that Nebraska is one of the top 10 egg producers in the country wi...

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March 2, 2015
Farm Fresh Milk Is Local Milk
Farm Fresh Milk Is Local Milk

By Jillian De Hoog, Dairy Farmer, Seward, Nebraska

When you pick up a jug of milk at your favorite store, you can be just about certain it came from a local dairy farm. In fact, it might have...

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