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An Urban's Rural View
Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Tue Jun 2, 2015 07:05 AM CDT

Driving from Washington, D.C., to Newport, Oregon, crossing 13 states, I saw a lot of agriculture. But what I saw is barely a fraction of what these states grow and raise. For a more comprehensive picture I looked not out the window but at the statistics. This is the second and final installment of the cross-country statistical ag tour I described in my previous post (http://tiny.cc/…).

NEBRASKA: The Cornhusker state is third in the country in 2013 total farm receipts (http://tiny.cc/…) at $23.6 billion -- $7.4 billion corn and $10.6 billion cattle. It's 16th in land ...

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