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Livestock

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.

National Junior Angus Association Selects UNL Student to be Angus Ambassador

One of her earliest memories was showing Angus around in her family's living room, pretending to be a cattle auctioneer.

Devastating Swine Disease Hasn't Hit State Yet, but Affecting Bacon Prices Nationwide

A devastating swine disease new to the United States hasn't shown up in Nebraska yet, but it's already forcing bacon prices nationwide to new highs.

UNL Ag Economics Livestock Industry Trends Report Now Available

A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publication from the Department of Agricultural Economics offers an ongoing factual understanding of livestock industry changes impacting Nebraska.

UNL Animal Science Alumni Reunion Set for Oct. 25

An alumni reunion for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Animal Science is set for Oct. 25.

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory to Host 14th Annual Open House

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory in Whitman, Neb. will host its 14th annual open house, Aug. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Mountain Time.

Symposium to Address Ways to Increase Cattle Herd

Calf numbers in 2012 were at a 64-year low, in part due to drought, rising feed costs and increased land values.

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