2017 Nebraska Rural Poll Reports


Perceptions of Agriculture and the Economy in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska 
released July 6, 2017

Agriculture plays a critical role in Nebraska’s economy. The agricultural economy has weakened during the past couple years which has impacted the state’s economy. Given these challenges, how closely are rural Nebraskans and their communities connected to agriculture? How concerned are they about current economic conditions? How do they rate this downturn compared to those of the past? This paper provides a detailed analysis of these questions.