Livestock

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Livestock

Sustainable Use of Crop Residues on Cow/Calf and Yearling Operations June 10

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension conference/webinar on sustainable use of crop residues for cow/calf and yearling operations will be June 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CDT).

UNL Animal Science Department Appoints two New Student Ambassadors

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln animal science department appointed two new student ambassadors for the 2013-2014 academic year.

New Director Hired for Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center

A longtime faculty member has been named director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center at Clay Center.

Nebraska a Long-time Leader in Research into Distillers Grains

Terry Klopfenstein's first foray into the possibility of using distillers grains for cattle feed in the late 1960s was based on the idea of fermenting wheat because it was so cheap at the time.

UNL Scientists Experiment with Corn Silage in Finishing Diets

University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists are experimenting with the use of corn silage in cattle finishing diets, finding that it can be an economical replacement for corn in feedlot diets containing distillers grains.

Water for Food Speaker: 'Time is Running Out; Time for Action'

Dilip Kulkarni remembers the first global Water for Food Conference in Lincoln in 2009.

Pastures Weakened by Drought Will Require Time to Recover

Nebraska's pastures are starting to grow again, but the effects of last year's drought linger and might cause complications for producers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln forage specialist said.

Webinar Will Explain Farm Bill Options to Producers

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension webinar will help producers sort out their options under the farm bill.

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