NDA Seeks Applications for Resilient Food System Grants

LINCOLN—The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is seeking applications for grants to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure (RFSI) program designed to help strengthen the state’s food supply chain. NDA will work in partnership with the USDA to award $2.5 million for equipment and infrastructure projects to Nebraska food and farm […]

RFD- TV covers new UNL Dairy Study

Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talks about a new study into the economic benefits of adding dairy processing plants to the Husker state.

Dairy Heifers Development Creates Dairy Growth Opportunity in Nebraska

Nebraska has always been the beef state, but it is rapidly becoming the dairy state, at least in terms of dairy heifer development. Operations in Oshkosh, McCook, Wynot and a new Marshland Acres facility near Hershey, in Lincoln County show how quickly this industry can grow in the right place.

State Dairy Trade Associations Visit Washington D.C.

On March 19th and 20th, NSDA Board members, Bill Thiele, Roger Sprakel and Brooke Engelman, joined with 8 farmers representing the state dairy trade associations from Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota, to visit Washington, D.C.