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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:50 PM CDT

Nebraska's top spot in cattle feeding and commercial red meat production is attributed to the "Nebraska Advantage," an interrelated system of crop, livestock and biofuel production, according to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report.

That advantage includes the development of corn-based ethanol and distillers grains used for livestock feed, as well as soybean meal, a coproduct of soybean processing also used for livestock, according to an article by the Grand Island Independent (http://bit.ly/…).

The report, titled "Nebraska Animal Agriculture: Economic Impacts of Cattle, Hog, Dairy and Poultry Industry Changes," noted that the total value of Nebraska's agricultural production ...

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