Nebraska Ag Update  |  October 26, 2018
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October is Coop Month!

This month's Ag Adventure with Governor Pete Ricketts and NDA Director Steve Wellman started with a visit to Midwest Farmers Coop, near Syracuse, where they celebrated October as National Coop Month.

Their second stop was Roca Berry Farm, where Governor Ricketts and Director Wellman learned more about the agritourism activities that take place on the farm.

Stop #1: Midwest Farmers Coop

Stop #2: Roca Berry Farm

State and National Headlines

Cell-based meat summit leading to joint regulatory action
TB, African Swine Fever and Newcastle are big health concerns
Tariffs take a bite out of ag
Cargill develops industry-first robotic cattle driver
USDA’s Ibach talks traceability, trade and African Swine Fever
Ethanol’s future? Exports are crucial

New NDA Assistant Director with Amelia Breinig

Amelia Breinig recently joined the Nebraska Department of Agriculture as our new Assistant Director. She joins us on this week's NDA Update to introduce herself. » Listen here

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