During the winter of 2015 Nebraska Extension will host 11 Beef Profitability Workshops to help beef producers evaluate their operations to make them more profitable thorough latest research information.
Examples of some of the topics that will be presented at each location by presenters:
Harvesting crop residues – does it affect future crop yields?
Balancing the Ranch for Protein
Alternative Forages for Grazing – what works
Fencing and Watering Options on Crop Residue
Composting Livestock Carcasses
Forage Testing and What the Numbers Mean
EPDs and Bull Selection
Economics in the Beef Industry and Beef Outlook
A team of UNL Extension Educators, including Steve Pritchard, Larry Howard, Dennis Bauer, Gary Stauffer, Jim Jansen, and Steve Niemeyer will present information as well as practical approaches for beef producers.
These workshops have been held across Nebraska for the pasts eleven years.
These workshops are sponsored by Nebraska Extension. The cost is $10.00 but may vary from location depending on local sponsorship. Register by calling the local Extension office in the host county at least three days before the workshop to ensure there are enough handouts and refreshments.
For more information or assistance, please contact Steve Niemeyer, UNL Extension Educator in Garfield, Loup, and Wheeler counties at 308-346-4200 in Burwell or email@example.com.
Location sites are follows:
Jan 29 - Center at the Courthouse meeting room at 1:00 P.M. no meal. Contact Ruth Vonderohe at 402-288-5611
Speakers : Dennis Bauer and Steve Pritchard
Jan 29 - Pierce at the Courthouse at 6:00 P.M. with supper. Contact Ann Fenton 402-329-4821
Speakers: Dennis Bauer and Steve Pritchard
Jan 30 - Leigh at the Colfax County Fairgrounds at 11:00 P.M. with lunch contact Aaron Nygren at 402-352-3821
Speakers: Steve Niemeyer and Gary Stauffer
Feb 2 - Hartington at the Courthouse at 6:00 P.M. with supper. Contact Jim Jansen 402-254-6821
Speakers: Steve Pritchard and Gary Stauffer
Feb 3 - Neligh at the Courthouse at 12:00 noon with lunch. Contact Rod Wilke at 402-887-5414
Speakers: Dennis Bauer, Larry Howard and Jim Jansen
Feb 5 - Ord at the Valley Fairgrounds at 1:30 P.M. Contact Doug Anderson at 308-728-5071
Speakers: Steve Niemeyer, Gary Stauffer and Larry Howard
Feb 10 – O’Neil at the Courthouse at 1:30 P.M. no meal. Contact Gary Stauffer at 402-336-2760
Speakers: Dennis Bauer and Gary Stauffer
Feb 10 – Bassett at the Methodist Church at 6:30 P.M. no meal. Contact Dennis Bauer at 402-387-2213
Speakers: Gary Stauffer and Dennis Bauer
Feb 17 – Albion location to TBA at 1:30 P.M. no meal. Contact Steve Pritchard at 402-395-2158
Feb 19 - West Point at the courthouse at 6:30 P.M. no meal. Contact Larry Howard at 402-372-6006
Feb 24 – Taylor at the Community room at 1:30 P.M. no meal. Contact Steve Niemeyer at 308-346-4200
Speakers: Dennis Bauer, Gary Stauffer and Larry Howard
Source: University of Nebraska