Officials: Nebraska will recover from blizzard

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Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN (AP) — Ranchers in northwest Nebraska fared better than originally thought in the wake of an October blizzard that killed at least 2,200 cattle, state officials said Wednesday.

Director of Agriculture Greg Ibach said the region's economy will recover, and the effect on Nebraska agriculture as a whole is small. Ibach said the state worked with rendering facilities and local landfills to help dispose of the carcasses, and many producers already had windbreaks in place to protect their cattle.

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