Nebraska Extension’s Beef Session to Focus on Forage and Pasture Management

May 11, 2015

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension's Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series will conduct a June 1 session on forage and pasture management at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, NE. 

The session will draw on the expertise of Dr. Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist and Dr. Daren Redfearn, Nebraska Extension Integrated Forage Specialist.  Anderson will discuss establishing pastures into previous crop ground, as well as advantages and considerations of rotational grazing.  Redfearn will discuss monitoring pasture conditions - tools that beef producers can use.    

Registration and meal are from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Program begins at 12:15 p.m. and ends at approximately 3:30 p.m.          
Cost is $10 by May 28 or $15 at the door (make checks available to University of Nebraska-Lincoln). Lunch and hand-outs provided. 

The Mid-Plains BEEF Educational Series is an effort by a team of southeastern Nebraska Extension educators.           

To register or obtain more information, contact: Lindsay Chichester, Saunders County, 402-624-8030; Steve Tonn, Washington County, 402-426-9455; or Monte Stauffer, Douglas/Sarpy Counties, 402-444-7804.

Lindsay Chichester
Saunders County Extension Educator