Beef Systems


Nebraska is nationally known as the Beef State. Our team provides research-based information and resources to beef producers to help them provide an economical, safe, quality product to consumers while protecting and preserving Nebraska's vast natural resources.

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Meeting planned Aug. 18 to receive input, direction, on feedlot research-extension program  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center will have an open meeting on Aug. 18 to ask key feedlot industry people in the region for input on direction as the feedlot research and extension program moves forward during the transition of feedlot specialists.

Karla H. Jenkins, Cow/calf, Range Management Specialist
Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff

Any Google search will reveal plenty of articles on how cattle are bad for the environment. Some will say they emit too many greenhouse gases, while others will lament that they compete with humans for food resources. However, consumers may be surprised to learn that cattle are actually able to eat many things that are actually considered waste and are not allowed in the human consumption markets.