Poll shows increased optimism in rural Nebraska

11 Sep 2019

Despite economic challenges and recent weather disasters, rural Nebraskans are more optimistic than they've ever been in the history of an ongoing Nebraska Rural Poll.

Fifty-six percent of respondents to the poll conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics said they believe they are better off than they were five years ago.

That's a figure up from 52% last year and the highest proportion recorded during the 24 years of the study.

Read full article