Nebraska is the leader in production agriculture. Ranked first across the nation in beef product exports, commercial red meat production, Great Northern bean production & popcorn production.
The states diverse and productive landscape creates strong opportunity. Farms and ranches use 92 percent of Nebraska's total land area. Nebraska ranks in the top five in the nation for production of corn, soybean, pinto bean, millet, sorghum, alfalfa, sugar beet, bison, eggs and pork.
Nebraska's leadership in production agriculture is a competitive edge for business. The state's low cost of living and strong connectivity to industry decision makers makes for a strong place to build a business.
Nebraska's broad market access, strong business environment, and talented workforce create a strong location for innovative companies in food and agriculture to start and grow. University of Nebraska - Lincoln is the system's flagship—a land-grant research institution and Big Ten member that has led and innovated for over 150 years.