Nebraska’s two main land regions are the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains.
Agriculture continues to be one of Nebraska’s top industries, generating $21.1 billion in revenue for the Cornhusker State. There are approximately 44,800 farms in the state, covering 44.8 million acres. The average size farm comprises 982 acres. Agriculture makes a significant contribution to all 93 counties.
Nebraska’s most valuable commodities are cattle and corn. The state also grows substantial quantities of soybeans, dry beans, hay and wheat. Most of the cropland is found in the eastern part of the state.
Nebraska wildlife is abundant within the state on both land and water. Its primary wildlife includes white-tailed deer, elk, mule deer, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep. Popular fish species include bowfin, gar, catfish, codfish, drum, and eel.
Nebraska is committed to conserving land resources, improving water quality, and restoring wildlife habitats damaged by natural disasters.
Major Rivers and Lakes
Nebraska’s three longest rivers are the Missouri River, North Platte River, and White River. Their main tributaries include the Cheyenne River, Kansas River, Niobrara River, Osage River, and Yellowstone River.
Lake McConaughy, the largest lake in Nebraska, is located on the North Platte River. The surface area of this lake is approximately 35,699 acres (55.78 square miles). Other significant lakes include Lake Minatare, Ogallala Lake, and Maskenthine Lake.
State and National Parks
Nebraska has 8 state parks and 5 national parks.
|Neighboring States||South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming|
|Regions||Dissected Till Plains and Great Plains|
|State Bird||Western Meadowlark|
|Big Game||White-tailed deer, elk, mule deer, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep|
|Small Game||Pheasant, quail, prairie grouse, and migratory birds|
|Freshwater Fish||Bowfin, gar, catfish, codfish, drum, and eel|
|Total Acreage||49.5 million acres|
|Total Public Land Acreage||1.12%|
|Average Annual Rainfall||27 inches|
|Farmland by Acreage||44.8 million acres|
|Woodlands by Acreage||1.5 million acres|
|Primary Crops||Corn and Cattle|
|Largest Lake||Lake McConaughy|
|Other Lakes||Lake Minatare, Ogallala Lake, and Maskenthine Lake|
|Major Rivers||Missouri River, North Platte River, and White River|
|Other Tributaries||Cheyenne River, Kansas River, Niobrara River, Osage River, and Yellowstone River|
Our Rural Real Estate Offices
Mossy Oak Properties Nebraska began with the goal of becoming a trusted resource for folks looking to buy or sell rural land for sale in Nebraska. Our land brokers and agents understand what people are looking for in rural property because we share the same lifestyle and love for the land as you do. We understand the importance of honor and integrity and that buying or selling land is an emotional and life-changing experience for consumers.
Only Mossy Oak Properties Nebraska can provide the powerful combination of brand strength, local expertise, quality service, and national exposure. Whether you want to buy or sell rural real estate, a Mossy Oak Properties land specialist is a must-have on your team.