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Herd That! Conference

Herd That! Conference

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture program along with the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance Program are excited to announce the first annual Herd That! Conference on Sept. 15, 2021 in Lincoln, Neb. The conference will focus on the five areas of risk management specific to livestock. The highlight of this year’s inaugural event will be a live cattle handling demonstration with Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Colorado State University and Dean Fish, Ph.D., ranch manager, Santa Fe Ranch.

 

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Nebraska Sheep & Goat AI Clinic September 18-19 North Platte

Nebraska Sheep & Goat AI Clinic September 18-19 North Platte

The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Association and Nebraska Extension is excited to announce a Goat AI Clinic, September 18th & 19th at the Lincoln County Fair Grounds in North Platte.  This will be an opportunity for goat producers, interested in Artificial Insemination of goats to learn proper technique from one of the leading educators in the country.

 

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Selecting the Right Pregnancy Detection Method

Selecting the Right Pregnancy Detection Method

               In order to remain an economically practical member of the herd, a beef cow must produce a calf annually. Most non-pregnant cows in a herd, after breeding season, are either young (first calvers breeding back) or old cows. Rather than waiting until calving season to determine if a cow got bred, utilizing pregnancy checking of each individual cow as a management tool will improve reproductive efficiency of a herd.

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Ag Land Management, Leasing & Carbon Credits Workshop in Saunders County

Ag Land Management, Leasing & Carbon Credits Workshop in Saunders County

Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will host a land management workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the office of Nebraska Extension in Saunders County, 1071 County Road G, near Ithaca.
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