YORK – On Tuesday, Sept. 13 York County will become the 38th Nebraska county to be designated a Livestock Friendly County. At the designation ceremony will be the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, York County Commissioners and the York County Development Corporation. The ceremony will be held at the York County Courthouse Square at 10:15 a.m. The public is invited to attend.
According the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, the Nebraska Livestock Friendly County program is a voluntary program that recognizes counties that actively support the livestock industry. NDA partners with counties in the program to encourage development of the livestock industry in the county.
Surrounding counties in the program include Hamilton, Fillmore, and Merrick.