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Managing Cattle for Profit in 2021

Cattle risk management workshop

10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sandhills Corral Room: Thedford
39359 NE-2
Thedford NE
Jim Jansen, (402) 261-7572,
Nebraska Extension’s efforts to assist farmers and ranchers to achieve profitable outcomes continue with a series of workshops that will offer strategies and tools to reduce risk exposure associated with cattle production.

In June and July, extension specialists and educators will conduct “Managing Cattle for Profit in 2021” in Thedford, North Platte, Alliance, Norfolk and Ainsworth.

Each workshop will offer information on current issues and opportunities in the cattle industry, trends in grazing land cash rental rates — including current cash rental rates and designing flex leases — and managing price risk with futures, options and insurance.

The sessions are free and include a complementary meal. Registration is required a day prior to each workshop at or by calling the local contact for each session.


Thedford: Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT
Sandhills Corral, 39359 NE-2
Contact: T.L. Meyer at 308-645-2267

North Platte: Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 5-8:30 p.m. CDT
West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Rd
Contact: Randy Saner at 308-532-2683

Alliance: Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 5-8:30 p.m. MDT
Newberry, 110 W 4th St.
Contact: Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County at 308-762-5616

Norfolk: Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 5-8:30 p.m. CDT
Lifelong Learning Center, 701 E Benjamin Ave.
Contact: Nebraska Extension in Madison County at 402-370-4040

Ainsworth: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT
Ainsworth Conference Center, 606 E. 4th St.
Contact: Hannah Greenwell at 402-387-2213

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This event originated in Center for Agricultural Profitability.