Farmers and Ranchers Celebrated With Tailgate During Husker Game

LINCOLN – Farmers and Ranchers were celebrated during Saturday’s Husker game.

More than 400 people enjoyed a free breakfast during the Game Zone Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Tailgate Party.

Consumers were able to visit with farmers and ranchers from all across the state, including producers of beef, pork, poultry, corn, soy, wheat, sorghum, grapes and hops.

Governor Pete Ricketts stopped by the event to proclaim October as Pork Month in Nebraska. He was joined by Nebraska pig farmers, Terry O’Neel, President of the National Pork Board, and Leslie McCuiston, who has recently been named America’s Pig Farmer.

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