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Raider Beef program puts local beef in school cafeterias


School lunches in Sidney are being sourced more locally this year.

Through a partnership with the Cheyenne County Farm Bureau and local agriculture producers, the Sidney Public School District is able to serve local beef to students.

“It’s a new program that we just started this school year,” said Tyson Narjes, Cheyenne County Farm Bureau president.

The Raider Beef program, headed by the local Farm Bureau, accepts donations in the form of cattle. They also accept funds to purchase cattle to provide beef for the school district.

The only cost to the district is the transportation of t...

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