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Livestock

Study shows benefits of 'livestock friendly' designation

More than a decade after Nebraska created its "livestock friendly" designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, a new study by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows.
Livestock

Center for Grassland Studies' fall seminar series begins Aug. 29

The fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including wildlife and grasslands, the role of soil greenhouse gas emissions in perennial grass production systems, pollinator conservation and turfgrasses, and multiple talks on beef systems and grazing management.
CGS

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house is Aug. 24

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 17th annual open house Aug. 24.
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Beef feedlot schools at four locations

Beef feedlot employees and supporting industry personnel will get a hands-on learning experience in feedlot horse care and ruminant nutrition at the 2016 Beef Feedlot Schools Aug. 15, 16, 24, and 31 in Curtis, Holdrege, West Point and Mitchell.

Krehbiel named head of UNL animal science department

Clinton Krehbiel, Regents Professor of Animal Science and Dennis and Marta White Endowed Chair at Oklahoma State University, will join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jan. 1, 2017, as head of the animal science department.
Krehbiel

Nebraska Grazing Conference set for Aug. 9-10 in Kearney

University presenters, farmers and ranch managers will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands during the 16th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 9-10 at the Kearney Ramada Inn, 301 Second Ave.
Grazing Conference

Extension educator offers tips on handling cattle in hot weather

Cattle producers are urged to take precautions to minimize the heat stress placed on cattle.
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Nebraska Extension issues recommended practices for emergency holding pond management during wet weather

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality would like to remind producers and landowners to be vigilant in monitoring lagoon and runoff holding pond levels to avoid discharges from these storages.
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