Earlier this week Governor Pete Ricketts accepted the “Governor’s Cup” for most economic development projects per capita in 2018 marking the third consecutive year the state has received the prestigious award. “This third win in a row once again confirms that Nebraska is one of the best places in the world to do business,” said […]
Production Capacity Up 23 percent since 2014 A recent impact study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln economists reveals that the ethanol industry in Nebraska continues to be an economic driver with 2.558 billion gallons per year capacity as of 2017, with 1,453 full-time employees at 24 facilities. These figures represent an increase of 481 million gallons […]
During a time when a workforce shortage exists across the country the labor force participation rates for men and women in Nebraska are significantly higher than the rest of the country. According to the Nebraska Department of Labors’ Workforce Trends online magazine (https://dol.nebraska.gov/Trends), 88.1% of Nebraska men and nearly 80% of Nebraska women ages 20-64 […]
Students in the 13 school districts in Educational Service Unit 11’s region in south central Nebraska will soon have access to a mobile STEM lab designed to promote creativity and exploration in science, technology, engineering and mathematics thanks to a collaborative effort of manufacturers, public power districts and other supporters. The 10-station, Create, Solve Innovate […]
NPPD Begins 2019 with These Publications! Hartington, Nebraska Community Guide and the Seward County, Nebraska Trend Study.
Nebraska Public Power District Leading Nebraska Effort at International Production & Processing Expo Find out why companies like Lincoln Premium Poultry, Hendrix Genetics and Smart Chicken have chosen to locate or expand in Nebraska by visiting the NPPD Team at booth #6065 at the upcoming International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), February 12-14, 2019 in […]
NPPD’s Economic Development Team is closing out 2018 with these publications: Plattsmouth, Nebraska’s Community Guide Lite, Ogallala, Keith County, Nebraska’s Trend Study, and Ravenna, Buffalo County, Nebraska’s Trend Study.
White Dog Labs to produce aquaculture feed from ethanol stream . . . Nebraska is the nation’s #2 producer of ethanol with 25 plants having a capacity of more than 2.5 billion gallons per year, yet growth in the industry continues. White Dog Labs (WDL), a Delaware-based biotech company has announced plans to establish a […]
To find out more about York County and Columbus, Platte County trends continue reading! Also, now available is the update of the Auburn Community Guide. Enjoy your reading! Trend Studies – York County Trend Study Columbus, Platte County Trend Study Community Guides – Auburn Community Guide
Next year, Hornaday Manufacturing will celebrate 70 years of successful business in Nebraska. The company will also be enjoying its new distribution facility recently built to provide more flexibility and room to grow in the years ahead. The company recently held an open house and public tours of its expanded location. As reported in the […]