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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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November 25, 2014
"New Potatoes" of a GM variety
"New Potatoes" of a GM variety

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of a potato that is genetically modified to resist bruising and to produce less of a chemical that has caused cancer in an...

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October 29, 2014
What's All the Buzz about Glyphosate?
What's All the Buzz about Glyphosate?

From Best Food Facts:  Lately, we have seen lots of consumer questions about glyphosate. Glyphosate, also referred to as “Roundup,” is an herbicide used in agriculture to kill weed...

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