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A Workshop on Farm and Ranch
Business Succession & Estate Planning

You are welcome to attend a free workshop on business succession and estate
planning for farm and ranch owners, families and beginners. The workshop will be
held March 22, 2017 at the Chadron State College Student Center. The workshop runs from 5pm to 8pm. There is no charge for the workshop. To register please call the Sheridan County Extension Office,             308-327-2312

Market Beef steers and heifers are to be weighed in during the spring. If you are not able to attend the weigh-in for Sheridan County, you are invited to go to Box Butte or Dawes County's weigh-in. If you are planning on doing this please contact Melissa Mracek so that she can get you the paperwork and tags.

Sheridan - February 12th from 1 to 3 pm at Sheridan Livestock Auction                     Box Butte - January 8th from 11 to 2 pm at the fairgrounds in Hemingford          Dawes - February 4th from 9 to 12 pm at Crawford Livestock Auction


Assisting the Beef Cow at Calving

Dr. Robert Mortimer, DMV from CSU (Retired)

Rescheduled for February 10, 2017.6:30-9pm  Chadron State College, Student Center

Training dates and locations are:

Wednesday, February 1         Rushville- American Legion                                           1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 15       Mirage Flats- St. Peters Lutheran Church                  1:00 p.m.

Registration will begin ½ hour before start. The cost of the training is $30.00 payable the day of the training. 


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