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Nebraska Beef Summit

9:00 am – 3:30 pm
University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
Directions: 1071 County Road G
Ithaca, NE 68033
Target Audiences:
Rick Rasby, (402) 472-6477,
9:00 – registration
9:45 – Introduction and plan for the day

10:00 to 11:15

Concurrent sessions
Genetic Tools for the cow/calf producer – Dr. Matt Spangler
Moderator and set the stage: Dr. Matt Spangler – University of Nebraska
Panel Members
Dr. Larry Kuehn, US MARC
Ms. Kelli Retallick, Angus Genetics
Dr. J.R. Tate, Neogen

Beef Industry Dynamics When Calf Number/Supply is Low.
Moderator and Topic Overview - Dr. Jessica Sperber
Panel Members
Jordan Slake – Nebraska Department of Ag
Adam Wagner – Nebraska Beef Council

11:15 to 11:30 – Break

11:30 to noon - Grazing corn Residue – What does the most recent data suggest – Dr. Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska

Noon to 12:45 – Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 - Transition Planning – Initial Steps and Considerations

Moderator and Topic Overview – Brandon Dirksheinder – Certified Financial Planner and Certified Farm/Ranch Transition Planner
Panel Members
Allan Vyhnalek – Farm Succession/Transfer Planner
Hannah Borg – Borg Family Farms, Allen, NE

2:00 to 2:15 – Break

2:15 to 3:30 – How to Manage Severe Weather Events – Dr Galen Erickson

Moderator and Topic Overview - Dr. Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska
Panel Members
Joan Ruskamp – J&S Feedlot and Farms, Dodge, NE
Zach Settje – Settje Agri-Services, Raymond, NE
Eric Hunt – Extension Educator, University of Nebraska, Climate Resilience

3:30 adjourn.!/

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