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2021 NGLC/Nebraska Extension Summer Grazing Tour

8:30 am
Jessen Ranch
Directions: Directions to tour registration site at Jessen Ranch: Approximately 15 miles east of Niobrara, NE on SR 12 turn north on Co. Rd 538. Follow tour signs approximately 5 miles NW to Jessen Ranch rock sign on right. Another 1 ½ miles to headquarters. GPS coordinates: 89480 537th Avenue, Bloomfield, NE.
Ron Bolze, (402) 321-0067,
Mark your calendars for the 2021 Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC)/Nebraska Extension jointly sponsored Summer Grazing Tour scheduled for June 15, 2021 in north central Nebraska. The 2021 tour will feature two Nebraska ranches (Jessen Ranch and Kalkowski Family Ranch) that manage very different grazing resources including intensively managed cool season perennial pastures and native range, some of which has been rescued from invasive Eastern Red Cedar.

Summer Grazing Tour registration at Jessen Ranch east of Niobrara, NE, Tuesday, June 15, 7:30-8:30 AM. $25 Registration fee (payable on arrival) includes boxed lunch and evening steak fry at the Springlake Angus Center near Lynch, NE. Tour begins at 8:30 AM.

Preregister required no later than Friday, June 4th by calling Ben Beckman, Nebraska Beef Systems Extension Educator in Cedar County office 402-254-6821 or e-mailing For more information, contact Ron Bolze, NGLC Coordinator, at 402-321-0067.

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This event originated in Center for Grassland Studies.