Meet Your Farmers

Meet your Farmers: The old story retold through the modern lens

Every season, thousands of farmers across the state repeat one of the oldest practices known to man--growing food. Watch as Nebraska's Buffett Farms tells the old story with a self-produced stylish twist, as the farm's entire corn production for the year goes into the soil in time to beat the coming storm, in a single--long--day.

Meet your Farmers: Nebraska dairy farm

The Engelman Family, of Jansen, is a mutigenerational dairy farm that milks 20 hours a day to produce about 6,000 gallons of milk every single day. Watch the process they go through to make sure those cows are comfortable and producing at their best.

Meet your Farmers: Valentine's Trent Loos--Today's circuit-riding preacher for modern agriculture

Valentine rancher Trent Loos, a sixth generation U.S. rancher, host of the daily radio show Loos Tales and founder of Faces of Agriculture, a non-profit organization devoted to telling the story of American agriculture one face at a time, travels nearly non-stop year-round to do his own form of evangalizing for the beauty of and need for modern farming.


Supported by the Nebraska Corn Board

The Nebraska Corn Board, on behalf of 23,000 corn farmers in Nebraska, invests in market development, research, promotion and education of corn and value-added products. The board aims to work closely with the farmer-to-consumer food chain, to educate everyone about the role corn has in our everyday healthy lives. The Nebraska Corn Board is proud to sponsor the Farmer Goes to Market program to help bring its mission of expanding demand and value of Nebraska corn to the consumer, through the strongest touch point in that chain: the Nebraska retail grocer.

Supported by the Nebraska Farm Bureau

The farm and ranch families represented by Nebraska Farm Bureau are proud sponsors of the Farmer Goes to Market program. We take great pride in supporting Nebraska's agricultural foundation. A key part of that effort is to make sure we produce safe and affordable food. This newsletter is an important part of our effort to connect the two most important parts of the food chain -- the farmer and the grocer -- with the goal of increasing consumer awareness and information about how their food is raised in Nebraska.

In patnership with the Nebraska Grocery Industry Association

The Nebraska Grocery Industry Association was formed in 1903 by a group of Omaha grocery store owners, wholesalers and vendors to allow them to promote independent food merchants and members of the food industry, and to promote education and cooperation among its membership. NGIA continues to represent grocery store owners and operators, along with wholesalers and vendors located throughout Nebraska, by promoting their success through proactive government relations, innovative solutions and quality services. NGIA offers efficient and economical programs. NGIA also lobbies on both a state and national level, ensuring that the voice of the food industry in Nebraska is heard by our representatives.