Livestock

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Livestock

Where has all the farmland gone?

How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland away from food production, will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on Tuesday evenings, starting in January on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.
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Ranching for profitability meetings scheduled across Nebraska

Keys to beef profitability – grazing, reproduction, economics, and cattle health – will be covered by beef specialists and educators with Nebraska Extension during a series of half-day workshops in January at 10 Nebraska locations. 

Livestock judging team wraps up successful season

The 2016 University of Nebraska–Livestock Judging Team recently celebrated a very successful season. The team competed in 13 events, against 30 different collegiate teams from across the country.
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Market Journal Roadshow to address ag outlook, management decisions

The 2016 Market Journal Roadshow will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at four locations across the state from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2.
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Michael Boehm named university's IANR chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
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Nebraska State of Beef Conference is Nov. 2-3 in North Platte

The 2016 Nebraska State of Beef Conference is Nov. 2 and 3 at the North Platte Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S. Jeffers St.
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Nov. 9 crop insurance workshop to focus on risk management strategies

Professionals, including growers and ranchers, who wish to enhance their knowledge of risk management and their ability to design an appropriate risk management plan are encouraged to register for a crop insurance workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension on Nov. 9 at the Heartland Events Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd., Grand Island.

Researchers earn grant to assist farmers and ranchers with economic decision-making

Researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have been awarded a one-year, $443,561 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture focused on improving long-term profitability and producer risk management decisions by developing farm financial analysis while also contributing to the National Farm Financial Benchmarking Database.
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