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Range and Pasture Management Workshop Program and Tour June 16

Event set for Sidney, Neb.

Nebraska

Range and pasture management, as well as forage production, will be the topics covered at a workshop and tour on June 16 at the fairgrounds in Sidney, Neb. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program to begin at 8:45 a.m.

Topics to be covered include:

--Pasture Range and Forage Insurance based on the Vegetation Index, How does it work?, Bill Halligan, First National Insurance.

--Forage Production with Limited Irrigation and Annual Forages on Dryland, Dr. Jerry Volesky, UNL Extension.

--Windrow Grazing and Bunch Grazing Millet Residue, A Producer Perspective.

--Developing a Sustainable Grazing Management System in Semi Arid Rangeland, Dr. Pat Reece, Prairie and Montane Enterprises.

The afternoon will feature a tour of the Mathewson ranch and the Sprenger ranch southeast of Potter. This program and tour will provide producers with current information from specialists as well as perspectives and ideas from local ranchers.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension together with the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition is hosting the event.

To register for the program or for more information, please contact Aaron Berger at the UNL Extension office in Kimball-Banner counties at 308-235-3122 or 1-866-865-1704.



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