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Beef Production Seminars offered in west central Nebraska


Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Beef Production Seminars in west central Nebraska will present the latest research-based information on herd health and profitability, said Extension educator, Randy Saner.

These workshops will begin with registration at 9:45 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. local time, Saner said.

Preregister with the Extension office in the county of the seminar you wish to attend one week prior to the workshop, by calling the Lincoln/McPherson county Extension office at 308-532-2683 or 800-200-1381 or by e-mailing Randy Saner at A $15 fee, payable at the door, covers the noon meal and handout material.

Dates and locations include:

--Jan. 29, Franklin at the Fairgrounds, 308-832-0645;

--Feb. 3, Wallace at the United Methodist Church, 308-532-2683;

--Feb. 5, Pleasanton at the Community Center, 236-1235;

--Feb. 11, Imperial at the Chase County Fairgrounds, 882-4731;

--Feb. 13, Ogallala at Valentino's, 284-6051;

Topics and presenters include:

--"Supplementation Strategies for a Cow/Calf Operation"--Aaron Stalker, UNL Extension beef range systems specialist, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte

--"International Beef Marketing and Mandatory COOL"--Noel Mues, UNL Extension educator, Beaver City

--"Heifer Development Before and After Birth"--Rick Funston, UNL Extension beef cattle reproductive physiologist, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte

--"Integrating Forage into Beef Systems"--Bruce Anderson. UNL Extension forage specialist, Lincoln or Doug Anderson UNL Extension educator, Ogallala

--"Decision Support Tools for Agriculture" --Matt Stockton, UNL Extension ag. Economist, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte

--"Profit Tips for Cow/Calf Producers" --Brent Plugge and Troy Walz, UNL Extension educators, Kearney and Broken Bow

--"Economic Impact of Cow Size and Heterosis"--Randy Saner, UNL Extension educator, North Platte.

Each seminar includes an opportunity for participants to ask questions directly to the presenters as well as share information with other local producers and Extension staff. Contact your local Extension office or Randy Saner, Extension educator for more information.

UNL's West Central District includes 20 counties from Buffalo to Franklin, Dundy to Keith.

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Date: 1/21/09


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