Nebraska Extension in Cherry County

Welcome to Nebraska Extension in Cherry County

365 N. Main St., Suite 3  (red brick Courthouse at corner of 4th and Main St.)
Valentine, NE  69201
402-376-1850                                                    Cherry County old courthouse

The Quick 6- Profit Tips for Beef Producers

 Take a few hours to update yourself on six timely beef topics.  Topics vary from location to location, but all topics are short and sweet at 15 minutes each!  Nebraska Extension beef and range educators and specialists will cover a variety of topics. 

On December 8, at Cody at the Community Hall beginning at 10 AM MT, the following subjects will be presented by the indicated Nebraska Extension Educators.

  •      Tips and Tools for Getting More Cows Bred Early- Jay Jenkins, Beef Educator
  •      Weed Management on Meadows & Rangelands- Mitch Stephenson, Range & Forage Specialist
  •      Unit Cost of Production- Bethany Johnston, Beef Educator
  •      Which Feed is the Best Bargain- Using the Feed Cost Calculator- Meredith Bremer, Beef Educator
  •      Milk: the Double-Edged Sword of the Beef Cowherd- Jay Jenkins, Beef Educator
  •      Value of Implanting Calves at Branding- Karla Jenkins, Cow-Calf/Range Management Specialist.

Please call the Cherry County Extension Office by December 7 at 402-376-1850 to register.

This workshop will also be offered in a five other Nebraska locations with topics varying slightly at the respective locations.  For more information, contact the Extension Office. 


Monday Extension Report

Nebraska Extension in Cherry County prepares a report that airs  each Monday on KVSH radio. Read the Monday Extension Report here.

BeefWatch Podcast

The BeefWatch Podcast provides timely information to help beef cattle producers improve the sustainability and profitability of their operations.

BeefWatch is provided by the Nebraska Extension Beef Systems team and is the audio companion to the UNL BeefWatch Newsletter.

Ranchers often have limited time to read, but have time in the pickup or tractor cab when they can listen. The BeefWatch Podcast brings you the information you need in a format you can use.




Many Android phone apps allow you to search iTunes. Simply type BeefWatch into the search box of your podcast app.

Alternatively you can copy and paste this url into your podcast app


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