Southeast Nebraska's Niemann Enterprises posted this short video showing what it's like feeding steers on a late January morning from their point of view. It's a 24-7 job, they say, whether snow, rain, sleet or sun.
First deeded in 1891, Madison's Neidig family farm has been recognized as a Pioneer Farm, a Nebraska farm that has been owned and farmed by the same family for 100 years. Check out their video story from Agriculture's Lasting Heritage, a special project of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
The Loseke family kids learn to apply their science, tech, engineering and math skills in the best science lab of all as they help parents Ryan and June run this Columbus ranching business. See how Elisabeth, Erika, and Cort apply these skills in everything from veterinary science and nutrition, to agriculture and meteorology.
Dave Claridge, founder of Blue Valley Aquaculture near Sutton, turned abanoned hog buildings into a high-tech fish farm, aimed at meeting Nebraska's growing demand for fresh steelhead trout. Take a quick tour of this unique farming operation.
Fifth-generation family famers Danny and Josie Kluthe seamlessly mix pork production and cutting-edge technology. An anaerobic manure digester on site uses natural gas to supplement fuel for their farm's vehicles and help provide electricity to area homes. The Kluthes have six 1,000-head finishing barns and market about 15,000 finisher hogs annually. They grow corn and soybeans on 280 acres and raise 100 chickens every year for family and friends. Being good environmental stewards is key to all of their endeavors at Bacon Hill.