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Thursday April 26, 2018

From  shopping cart to dairy case to processer to tank truck to milking parlor, take a quick backwards tour of the steps in getting milk from a Nebraska working dairy farm to your store, in this fun clip from project Raising Nebraska.

Alliance farmer Russ Finch demonstrates the greenhouse he designed and built using circulating geothermal heat to successfully brave Nebraska winters and grow hundreds of pounds of citrus fruit every year on an energy cost of $1 a day!

Hops growers in Nebraska are proving they're an important part of the local craft beer market. Consumers say they like locally-made beers that use hops grown nearby and growers want hops to be a viable crop in the Midwest.

When you're born to parents who make horse saddles and you start life using a saddle box as a crib, the craft is in your blood. Kearney saddle maker Lyle Henderson picked up the trade at 12 years old, and 3,000 saddles later, each of his efforts are a working-class work of art.

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