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Nebraska Ag Update  |  May 3, 2019
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Gov. Ricketts hosts (left to right) Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Steve Wellman, Nebraska Cattlemen President Mike Drinnin, and Nebraska Beef Council Chairman Buck Wehrbein to celebrate Beef Month.

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims May as Beef Month in Nebraska

On Wednesday, Governor Pete Ricketts was joined at the State Capitol by representatives from Nebraska’s beef industry to proclaim May as Beef Month. Nebraskans celebrate Beef Month every May to highlight the importance of the cattle industry to the state. The Governor hosted a press conference to sign an official proclamation and to provide an update on Nebraska’s growing beef industry.

Governor Ricketts has been an active proponent of Nebraska’s beef industry. He has led trade missions to Japan, China, and Mexico to encourage the growth of Nebraska’s beef exports. He has also promoted Nebraska beef domestically in places such as New York City. » Read more

Gov. Pete Ricketts was joined at the State Capitol by representatives from Nebraska’s beef industry to proclaim May as Beef Month. (Video courtesy of Rural Radio Network)

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Gov. Ricketts' Upcoming Town Hall Schedule

Click on each location for more information.

Blair, NE
May 7, 2-3 pm CT


Columbus, NE
May 8, 3-4 pm CT


Grand Island, NE
May 9,
10:30-11:30 am CT


Scottsbluff, NE
May 9, 1-2 pm MT

NDA Promotional Campaigns with Steve Roth

NDA has a number of ways you can stay connected with us. Steve Roth, with our Ag Promotion and Development focus area, joins us on this week's NDA Update to discuss some of the promotional campaigns our staff have been working on. » Listen here

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