Nebraska Ag Update  |  April 13, 2018
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Governor Ricketts and Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel.

Gov. Ricketts welcomes Israel’s Minister of Agriculture to Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts hosted Israeli Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel at the State Capitol in Lincoln.  Minister Ariel’s visit is part of a five-state tour of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Indiana.

“Israel is one of Nebraska’s greatest friends, and a growing market for our quality products,” said Governor Ricketts. “This partnership is expanding opportunities for both the people of Nebraska and Israel. Thank you to Minister Ariel for visiting Nebraska to discuss how we can grow our relationship even further.”

 Governor Ricketts and Minister Ariel discussed the recent reintroduction of U.S. beef to Israel during their meeting. They also discussed opportunities for increased collaboration in the agro-tech industry. » Read more

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Spring is officially here and with warming temps, many people are eager to plant nursery stock. State Entomologist Julie Van Meter joins us on this week's NDA Update to tell us about nursery stock inspections. » Listen here

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