Livestock

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Livestock

Cuming County Livestock Group Donates to Vet Diagnostic Center

The Cuming County Livestock Feeders Association has announced a gift of $25,000 to support the Veterinary Diagnostic Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

UNL Livestock Judging Team Has New Coach

The Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has recruited Bradley Bennett, a recent Kansas State master's graduate, to be its new livestock judging team coach.

Three Animal Science Professors Receive National Honors

Three faculty members with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Animal Science received national awards recently.

Ergot Poisoning a Concern in Cattle This Year

Cattle producers should be on the lookout for ergot, a fungus in grasses that causes circulatory problems in livestock that consume them.

Hiring Initiative Reaches One-third of Goal

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is more than one-third of the way through filling about three dozen key new faculty positions.

New Science Literacy Initiative Faculty On Board at UNL

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resource's Science Literacy Initiative received a big boost this summer with the hiring of several new faculty members.

Grassland Studies Schedules Fall Seminar Series

The 19th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include lectures on topics ranging from use of crop residues in beef production systems and what we are learning from the 2012 Niobrara fire to turf care during the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship and greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands.

Extension to Offer Nitrate Testing of Forages at Husker Harvest Days

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will offer nitrate testing of cattle forages at Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island Sept. 10-11.

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