Governor Pete Ricketts has announced Furnas County as the newest county in Nebraska to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC). The Livestock Friendly County program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA). With the addition of Furnas County, located in south-central Nebraska, 46 of the state’s 93 counties are now designated as livestock friendly.
“County fairs are a great place to promote agriculture, so I’m especially pleased to be here today to announce Furnas County’s livestock-friendly status,” said Governor Ricketts. “By becoming a Livestock Friendly County, Furnas County is showing that they are open for business and eager to grow opportunities for the next generation of farm and ranch families.” » Read more