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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 ...

TDN 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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Iowa winemakers squeezed by triple threat in 2020

Business Record 11 Sep 2020
For many Iowa grape growers and wineries, the answer this year may be double the work with lesser results. Iowa grape growers have been hit hard by areas of expanding severe and extreme drought, and for some, the Aug ... For growers, it means less income coming in, but for wineries, the drier conditions mean more concentrated flavor.
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SOME COMPANIES HIRING DESPITE THE GLOOM

Omaha World-Herald 05 Apr 2020
So are Greater Omaha Packing Co. in Omaha and Lincoln Premium Poultry in Fremont ... And Omaha Steaks ... Andy Gorman, general manager for the Omaha franchise of Home Instead Senior Care, said his company needs "as many caregivers as we can get." ... Omaha-based Midwest Laboratories provides food-safety testing for food growers and production plants.
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Sioux Falls lawyer is behind-the-scenes power broker in Pierre

Mobridge Tribune 12 Mar 2020
Sioux Falls lawyer and lobbyist Matt McCaulley (center), spoke with House Majority Whip Rep ... Kristi Noem. Photo. Nick Lowrey, South Dakota News Watch ... Kristi Noem ... “I’m never looking for the attention or the credit ... Gov ... Rep ... South Dakota Corn Growers Association, Sioux Falls, S.D. Farm Credit Services of America, Omaha, NE Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, S.D.
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Farmers National Company names new president

The Bradford Era 04 Dec 2019
OMAHA, Neb. — As Farmers National Company celebrates its 90th anniversary, the growing landowner services company also will see a changing of the guard ... Eventually, Farrell was promoted to vice president of business development ... 31 ... He has served on the company’s board of directors and will join the home office in Omaha ... Hemp growers adjust to changes.
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Address Farmer2Farmer Conference

The Grand Island Independent 02 Dec 2019
12, in Omaha, Nebraska. The Farmer2Farmer V Conference is designed to arm growers with the tools, information and inputs they need to profit amid whipsaw trade conditions, shifting global consumer appetites and unpredictable weather.
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Langemeier, Leon E.

Omaha World-Herald 02 Aug 2019
Langemeier, age 86 of Omaha, NE, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha ... In 1982 they moved to Fairview, MT, and in 1995 moved to Bridger, MT, in 2003 to Billings, MT, and in 2018 they moved to Omaha. Leon was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont, NE; Sod Growers Association; and Rotary Club.
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