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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Governor Recognizes Ag Week: Commends Agri-Plastics for Sidney Operation


March 23, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Gov. Pete Ricketts presents a proclamation to local agriculture leaders during the luncheon Wednesday in Sidney.

National Agriculture Week was March 18-24, and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts sees it as a time to celebrate Nebraska as well.

"Agriculture is the heart and soul of what we do," Gov. Ricketts said Wednesday. "If we're going to grow Nebraska, we have to grow agriculture."

Gov. Ricketts said one in four jobs in Nebraska are agriculture-related.

Gov. Ricketts stopped in Sidney for a lunch hosted by the the Cheyenne County Farm Bureau. Following the lunch, the governor, Director of Agriculture Steve Wellman and Farm Bureau representatives toured the Agri-Plastics plant in Sidney.

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