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Governor: Agriculture cultivates brighter future

Gov. Brian Sandoval said Wednesday that Nevada agriculture is becoming a targeted sector for growth, on a base exceeding $5 billion, as his administration revises economic development plans. The state’s Republican chief executive, accepting a 2013 Nevada Agriculture Report identifying strengths, gaps and disconnects in state agribusiness, made the prediction at a Carson Nugget breakfast hosted by Northern Nevada Development Authority.“Its future is bright,” Sandoval said of farming, ranching and related businesses. He did so after regaling his audience about his youth in 4-H and ag-related activities, which helped him save for his first car. Whether agriculture’s future will prove …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 25, 2013 02:55AM Published Jan 24, 2013 03:09AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.