Russ's Vintage Iron
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:08 AM CDT

A news story caught my eye the other day. The Nebraska Cattlemen organization is attempting to create a design which would restore the phrase "The Beef State" to selected state license plates.

This phrase appeared on all of Nebraska's license plates from 1956 to 1965. After this nine-year run, the phrase was put to pasture, if you will, never to return again.

Until now, perhaps.

Nebraska allows organizations to create their own plates for a certain fee and if enough people sign up to purchase the specialty plate. Much like a personalized plate, these new ones would cost $70 more ...

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