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7:00 am Jul 29th2014 Nebraska Manure Expo Dawson County Fairgrounds
The 2014 Nebraska Manure Expo will be held at the Dawson County Fairgrounds July 29. For more information on this event go to:
9:00 am Aug 12th2014 Nebraska Grazing Conference Kearney Ramada & Convention Center
The 2014 NGC will be held at the Kearney Ramada on August 12-13. Conference program and other details are available at
1:00 pm Aug 14th2014 Beef Feedlot School Cuming County Fairgrounds
The 2014 Beef Feedlot School will cover the following topics:
Feedlot Audits - Rob Eirich UNL Extension Educator & BQA Director
Dealing with Foot Problems in Feedlots - Dr. Richard Randle
Rumen Anatomy & Phisiology - Feedlot Nutrition - Dr. Matt Luebbe
An optional Beef Quality Assurance Training will also be offered as part of the program.
Pre-register by Friday August 8 for the Feedlot School. ($10/person pre-register fee or $20/person at the door.)
9:00 am Aug 20thGudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory
The annual Open House includes indoor and outdoor presentations pertaining to ranching and the beef cattle industry.
9:00 am Aug 28th2014 High Plains Nutrition & Management Roundtable Water Resources Field Lab at Brule
The High Plains Nutrition and Management Roundtable Focus on Increasing Cow Herd Size and Beef Production will be held Thursday, August 28. Topics will include:
• Overview of Corn Residue use for Beef Cattle
• UNL Confined Cow Research
• “Creating Valuable Calves the Feedlots Want”
• “Beef Production without a Cow Herd”
• “Genetic Game Plan for Cow-Calf Producers”

The program is is presented by UNL, CSU and UW along with the Tri-State American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists. For more information and a registration form please visit Pre-registation deadline is August 15.
9:00 am Nov 4thState of Beef Conference - Rebuilding the Cowherd Sandhills Convention Center
The 2014 State of Beef Conference will focus on Rebuilding the Cowherd. Topic areas for the conference will include:
• Economic Considerations
• Restructuring Breeding Systems
• Expanding Production with Limited Resources
• The Beef Industry of the Future
• Bull Pen Sessions
A trade show will be held in conjunction with the conference.
Registration and vendor forms are available at

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