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Risk Management Workshop in Wahoo

Risk Management Workshop in Wahoo

Nebraska Extension will host a risk management workshop for cattle producers from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the 4-H Building on the Saunders County Fairgrounds, 635 E. 1st St., in Wahoo. Cattle producers will learn strategies designed to reduce risk exposure to achieve a profitable outcome in uncertain times.

Current issues facing the cattle industry will be discussed to help producers to make more informed decisions facing the industry.

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Beef Niche Markets

Beef Niche Markets

            Over the last several months, the profit margins for beef producers have been slim at best. While cost of gain and transportation costs rise, the fat cattle board is one of few commodities that has not skyrocketed. Conversely, box beef and retail prices have drastically increased, and large packers have been prospering while producers are left to metaphorically “squeeze blood from a stone.” Diversifying entities or utilizing niche markets are two different ideologies producers have adopted to increase revenue.

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Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition Road Show Coming to Gage County

Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition Road Show Coming to Gage County

The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition,

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Environmental Trust Present:

Why We Seek & Keep Seeking: from Crisis Management to Holistic Management 

Featuring Josh and Tara Dukart

 

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Cover Crop Grazing Conference at ENREC on November 16, 2021

Cover Crop Grazing Conference at ENREC on November 16, 2021

This new expo will help first time or experienced farmers looking to fine-tune their cover crop grazing management utilizing cover crops as an alternative forage source. Speakers and panelists will address important issues for Nebraska farmers and ranchers and provides one-on-one discussion with local, private industry exhibitors and sponsors.

Pregister below HERE - by Nov. 12.

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