Happy National Agriculture week!

Agriculture is more than Nebraska's number one industry, it's the heart and soul of the state

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- It’s National Agriculture Week Nebraska, and we’ve got to be in one of the best states to celebrate.

Agriculture is more than Nebraska’s number one industry, it’s the heart and soul of the state. Nebraska ranks first in the country for commercial cattle slaughter.

Agriculture continues to be Nebraska’s largest economic driver and job creator, supporting one out of four jobs. Plus, it contributes to more than $21.4 billion a year to the state’s economy in 2019.

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Make sure to check out the Nebraska Deparment of Agriculture Facebook page throughout the week where they’ll be posting daily trivia! Enter for the chance to win prizes from the Nebraska commodity boards.

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