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UNL BeefWatch December 2014

Reducing Yucca in Rangeland

Yucca plants develop rapidly once established on drier rangeland sites.  Photo courtesy of Troy Walz, UNL Extension Educator.Yucca plants, which are also called soapweed by many people, have nearly overrun many rangelands. There are ways, though, to reclaim those grazinglands.

Across much of western and central Nebraska, yucca has nearly taken over some pastures. While they may be able to produce attract Continue reading…

Go Festive with Beef!

Consider BEEF this holiday season.  Photo courtesy of beef.org.As the holidays creep closer, have you thought about what will be on the menu? Consider BEEF this holiday season!

Mini glazed meatballs and beef & blue cheese stuffed mushrooms for appetizers, a prime rib roast for a holiday meal, and even beef for breakfast! Beef is versatile enough for all the
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Challenges Feeding Weather-damaged Hay

Rain can have numerous effects on hay.  Photo courtesy of Troy Walz, Nebraska Extension.Damaged, rained-on hay. Nearly everyone has to feed it sometime. How should your feeding practices be adjusted, though, to account for any damage caused by the rain?

Rain can have numerous effects on hay. Besides disrupting your harvest plans, the end product usually is not as valuable a feed a Continue reading…

“Bull Buyers Update” December 15 near Thedford

A Bull Buyers Update scheduled for Dec. 15 near Thedford will provide an opportunity for ranchers who need to hone their livestock judging talents, or who find all the EPD numbers confusing to sharpen their skills on choosing the best bull for their operation.

The hands-on workshop at t
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Originally published Monday December 1, 2014 - Submit an Item