Welcome to Nebraska!
The largest portion of the state’s labor force is employed in the agriculture sector as farmers, food processing companies and farm equipment industries. The wide open prairies are ideal for cattle-grazing which allows the state to be a major producer of beef and pork. Average temperatures are fairly uniform across the state with hot summers and cold winters. Nebraska receives between 25 and 35 inches of snowfall per year with thunderstorms common during the spring and summer months.
The nickname “The Cornhusker State” is thought to be referring to the importance that the state had in its corn production; however it actually came from its nickname for the University of Nebraska Athletic teams, coined by a sportswriter for the Nebraska State Journal in Lincoln. The Cornhuskers are one of the most “winningest” college football teams in the nation by winning percentage and number of victories. Their fans are perhaps the most loyal in college football.
If you a looking for a small-town life with a slower pace of living, lower cost of housing, and a great sense of community, Nebraska would be the ideal place for you and your family.
Major cities in Nebraska include Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, and Fremont.