Nebraska, Where’s the Beef?

We’re a Great Plains State, after all: Hence, cattle and beef production is vital to the Nebraska economy in a plethora of ways. In fact, Nebraska has the top three “cow counties” in the nation, and cattle production is the state’s single largest industry. This means income for businesses in towns across the entire state, […]

Beef, Chicken and Pork: Nebraska’s Food Manufacturing Industry

This week, the Grand Island Independent reported that manufacturers in Grand Island added nearly 1,200 jobs between 2003 and 2013, a staggering increase according to Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce president Cindy Johnson. “This is most impressive given that national manufacturing lost nearly 6.3 million manufacturing jobs between 1990 and 2000,” she told the […]