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Blizzard conditions, flooding create challenges for Nebraska farmers

Blizzard conditions in northern and western Nebraska this week have created challenges for cow-calf producers, many of whom are in middle of calving season.

Katie Olsen of Atkinson, in north-central Nebraska, says their cows are scheduled to start calving this week. She says they’re in a blizzard today (Thursday), which was preceded by two inches of rain.

“If we get some calves here in the next couple of days, it’s going to be bad,” Olsen says.

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