MEETING EVOLVING DEMANDS
Nebraska is a national and global leader in agriculture. One in four jobs are tied to farming and ranching. Biotechnology, value-added agriculture – including renewable fuels, automation, ecommoditization and international trade present the greatest opportunities for growth. The state’s agribusiness cluster (ag-tech, food manufacturing and machinery industries) is highly sophisticated, efficient and well-positioned to help meet evolving agricultural demand.
AGRICULTURE RANKINGS AMONG 50 STATES (2017)
Hay, Pinto Beans, Ethanol #2
Grains for feed, processed #3
BUILDING FOR TOMORROW
Nebraskans ranked agriculture as a top economic priority in the Blueprint Nebraska public input process. As a result, the plan promotes aggressive initiatives to accelerate diversification, new technologies, marketing and research to respond to 21st-Century demand and markets. The Nebraska Chamber is partnering with Blueprint Nebraska to build partnerships that:
MAKE YOUR MARK
The Nebraska Chamber Agriculture and Agribusiness Policy Council meets at least twice annually to discuss emerging trends and recommend policy positions to the Board of Directors. Council participation is open to all members as a benefit of joining.