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Gov. Ricketts Proclaims May as Beef Month in Nebraska


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Gov. Ricketts hosts (left to right) Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Steve Wellman, Nebraska Cattlemen President Mike Drinnin, and Nebraska Beef Council Chairman Buck Wehrbein to celebrate Beef Month.

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts was joined at the State Capitol by representatives from Nebraska's beef industry Wednesday to proclaim May as Beef Month. Nebraskans celebrate Beef Month every May to highlight the importance of the cattle industry to the state. The Governor hosted a press conference to sign an official proclamation and to provide an update on Nebraska's growing beef industry.

"Nebraska's beef producers are the best in the business. Thanks to their excellent work, Nebraska tops all states in commercial red meat production and cattle on feed," said Governor Ricketts. "N...

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