Nebraska Ag Update  |  June 7, 2019
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NDA's trade team focuses on growing Nebraska agriculture internationally

Yesterday, Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman announced the creation of an International Grow Nebraska Agriculture trade team within NDA’s Ag Promotion and Development focus area. The team will be led by NDA Assistant Director Amelia Breinig.

“Trade is important to Nebraska and the creation of this trade team broadens the base of our international trade responsibilities,” said NDA Director Wellman. “NDA has always been dedicated to promoting agriculture abroad. This new trade team structure puts a renewed emphasis on international trade.” » Read more

In honor of June being Dairy Month, here's a feature on two dairies in Nebraska:

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