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JACK'S INSIGHTS: Looking at the Sheep and Wool Industry in Western Nebraska

Scottsbluff StarHerald 07 Jun 2021
The title of the newspaper article was, “Here’s how America’s only wool testing lab is helping save the planet” ... JACK WHITTIER ... “At one time there were five sheep packers in Omaha. Farmers in the state used to feed a lot of lambs, purchasing them from growers in the Dakotas and bringing them here to finish out.” The Farm Progress adds ... .
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1920s Omaha: Babies and schools galore, fast horses and a meatpacking dynasty

Omaha World-Herald 14 Feb 2021
Each Sunday in February, we dive into The World-Herald archives for a glimpse of life in 1920s Omaha. For this installment, we also pulled gems from the Omaha Public Schools archives ... In Omaha, the baby boom sparks a school construction boom ... An average of 400 stock growers come to Omaha each day of the year ... Cattle trucks at the Omaha Stockyards.
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Farm and Food: The best way to start is to start

Lincoln Journal Star 14 Feb 2021
The piece (not available online) tracked a new, potent shift just beginning to hit the 600,000 hog farmers in the U.S. ... By the early 1990s, major stockyards like Omaha, Kansas City, and Chicago were faltering as packers moved to buy hogs “direct” from growers rather than the more costly stockyard “commission houses.” ... How? ... And rightly so ... .
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Omaha group 'slinging a lot of meals' to people in need

Longview News-Journal 27 Dec 2020
OMAHA, Neb. — The cafe at the Food Hub in Omaha’s Florence neighborhood was dim and quiet, but the kitchens were bright, bustling and brimming with the warm aromas of garlic, tomatoes and roasted squash ... Most of the vegetables in both meals came from local growers ... Food pantry lines have been long in Omaha.
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Omaha group provides healthful meals to battle pandemic hunger and help local farmers

The North Platte Telegraph 12 Dec 2020
The cafe at the Food Hub in Omaha’s Florence neighborhood was dim and quiet Wednesday, but the kitchens were bright, bustling and brimming with the warm aromas of garlic, tomatoes and roasted squash ... Most of the vegetables in both meals came from local growers ... Food pantry lines have been long in Omaha.
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Pandemic forces change of plans for nonprofit

Omaha World-Herald 11 Dec 2020
The cafe at the Food Hub in Omaha's Florence neighborhood was dim and quiet Wednesday, but the kitchens were bright, bustling and brimming with the warm aromas of garlic, tomatoes and roasted squash ... Most of the vegetables in both meals came from local growers ... Food pantry lines have been long in Omaha.
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Returning the 'three sisters' – corn, beans and squash – to Native American farms nourishes ...

Waco Tribune-Herald 20 Nov 2020
We work collaboratively with Native farmers at Tsyunhehkw, a community agriculture program, and the Ohelaku Corn Growers Co-Op on the Oneida reservation in Wisconsin; the Nebraska Indian College, which serves the Omaha and Santee Sioux in Nebraska; and Dream of Wild Health, a ...
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Returning the 'three sisters'—corn, beans and squash—to Native American farms nourishes people, land and cultures

Phys Dot Org 20 Nov 2020
We work collaboratively with Native farmers at Tsyunhehkw, a community agriculture program, and the Ohelaku Corn Growers Co-Op on the Oneida reservation in Wisconsin; the Nebraska Indian College, which serves the Omaha and Santee Sioux in Nebraska; and Dream of Wild Health, a ...
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