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Nebraska Grazing Conference

1:00 pm–1:00 pm
Exhibition Building at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney
Center for Grassland Studies, (402) 472-4101,
Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policy makers, and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands will find this conference of interest. Join us to learn current information on grazing livestock systems and their impact on lands.

Topics and speakers include:

Pre-conference Plant Identification Tour—Chris Helzer (The Nature Conservancy).

Rangeland Health—Patrick Shaver (University of Oregon), Dana Larsen (Broken Heart Livestock), and Daren Redfearn (UNL Agronomy & Horticulture).

Grazinglands Management—Virginia Jin (USDA ARS), Andrea Basche (UNL Agronomy & Horticulture), Martha Mamo (UNL Agronomy & Horticulture), Walt Schacht (UNL Agronomy & Horticulture), Jerry Volesky(NE Extension), Jeff Bradshaw (NE Extension), and Jacob Miller (7M Ranch).

Art and Science of Winter Grazing—John Maddux (Maddux Cattle Co.), Logan Pribbeno (Wine Glass Ranch), Jim O’Rourke (RuJoDen Ranch), Lon Larsen (Broken Heart Livestock), and Bruce Anderson (UNL Agronomy & Horticulture).
Rangeland Resilience—Jack Arterburn (NE Extension), Sarah Sortum (Switzer Ranch), and Craig Allen (School of Natural Resources).

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The venue for the conference has changed due to recent flooding in Kearney. The Conference will now be held at the Exhibition Building at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds, 3807 Avenue N, near the Buffalo County Extension Office.

New hotels with comparable rates have been secured for the conference. If you have confirmed reservations at the original hotel, we recommend that you formally cancel and rebook with the hotels listed on the Nebraska Grazing Conference website for the conference rate: Hotel reservations must be made by Aug. 1.

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