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UNL BeefWatch April 2014

“Bulls Worth Waiting For”

This is a student run sale and really highlights the hard work that UNL students put in throughout the semester.   Photo courtesy of Matt Spangler.Mark your calendar for our 21st University of Nebraska Bull Sale scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014. This is a student run sale and really highlights the hard work that UNL students put in throughout the semester.

DV AUCTION: Once again DV Auction will have our sale on the intern Continue reading…

2014 Nebraska Ranch Practicum Accepting Applications

Applications for the 2014 Nebraska Ranch Practicum are due May 2.The 2014 Nebraska Ranch Practicum gives ranchers cutting edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Natural resources, livestock management and economic reality are integrated throughout the Practicum.

During the three-season UNL Extension class, particip Continue reading…

Spring Planted Forage Cocktails for Beef Cattle

Spring planted forage cocktails can be a source of grazing for beef cattle.  Photo courtesy of Karla Jenkins.Late March or early April is the time to plant spring forage cocktails for beef cattle grazing. Spring forage cocktails can be planted as a way of shortening fallow time between crop rotations or they could be planted as part of a series of annual forage crops to be used through the grazing season. Continue reading…

Nebraska Livestock Expansion White Paper

The “Nebraska Advantage” is comprised of an interrelated system of crops, livestock and biofuel production capacity that is basically unmatched anywhere in the country. Nebraska is ranked 1st in irrigated acres, commercial red meat production, and tied with Texas for cattle on feed, 2nd in corn-bas Continue reading…

2014 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Convention

The Beef Improvement Federation will hold its annual meeting and research symposium in Lincoln, NE on June 18-21, 2014.The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) will hold its annual meeting and research symposium in Lincoln, NE on June 18-21 2014 at the Cornhusker Marriot in the heart of downtown Lincoln. This event is co-hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Cattlemen, and the US Meat Animal Research Continue reading…

Originally published Tuesday April 1, 2014 - Submit an Item