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Nebraska's agricultural economy depends on livestock. Livestock is Nebraska's largest agricultural industry with nearly 50% of all agriculture receipts originating from livestock sales.

Over one-third of the grain produced in Nebraska is fed to Nebraska livestock.

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The Nebraska Livestock Friendly County (LFC) program is a voluntary program that recognizes counties that actively support the livestock industry.

Directed by the Nebraska Legislature, NDA uses the LFC program to assist counties and agricultural producers promote the livestock industry.
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"This program recognizes the positive economic impact that a viable livestock industry has on communities across the state. Pursuing Livestock Friendly designation is evidence that local officials view their local livestock industry as a vital part of their future, and it shows they are prepared to pursue new opportunities."

~ Governor Dave Heineman

Interested in becoming a Livestock Friendly County?
Looking to contact a LFC about livestock development?
Call 800-422-6692 or email
Dawes County
Knox County
box butte county
scotts_bluff_county Morrill County
Keith County
Merrick County
Dawson County
saline county
gage county
Hitchcock County
Webster County

Nebraska's Livestock Friendly Counties Include:

Adams Banner Box Butte Cuming Dawes
Dawson Deuel Dodge Gage Garden
Grant Hitchcock Holt Jefferson Johnson
Keith Kimball Knox Lincoln Merrick
Morrill Otoe Pawnee Saline Scotts Bluff
Sheridan Wayne Webster    

link icon LFC Program Summary

link icon LFC Regulations

link icon LFC Designation Statutes

link icon LFC Application

link icon FAQ

link icon LFC Benefits

link icon LFC News Room



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