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Special Event

U.S. Meat Animal Research Center Virtual Tour

A virtual field trip

11:00 am
Brandy VanDeWalle, (402) 759-3712,
The United States Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), located west of Clay Center, Nebraska, is a hybrid organization with the USDA Agriculture Research Service and the University of Nebraska. USMARC’s mission is to conduct production relevant to large-scale research that encompasses all aspects of livestock meat production. The experiments conducted on this 34,000-acre center start at conception and follow production all the way to consumption by the consumers. This includes, but is not limited to, nutrition, genetics, environmental impacts, animal health, meat quality and safety, and much more.

If you are a consumer, the research done at USMARC has impacted your life in one way or another. On this tour, you will experience the intensive feeding trial, the lambing and calving areas, heifer development project, and feedlot cattle trials.
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This event originated in Nebraska Extension - Cass County.