Archived News Articles by Ben Beckman

Ben Beckman is a beef systems Extension Educator serving the counties of Antelope, Cedar, Knox, Madison and Pierce.  He is based out of the Cedar County Extension office in Hartington.  You can reach him by phone: (402) 254-6821 or email: ben.beckman@unl.edu.

Dormant Season Grazing  -  released 1-18-21    
Winter Bull Management  -  released 1-4-21   
Over and Under Feeding  -  released 12-28-20   
Winter Tetany
  -  released 12-21-20        
Supplementing Cattle on Stalks
  -  released 12-7-20   
Winter Cold
  -  released 12-7-20
Cedar Tree Control  -  released 11-30-20   
Pasture Fertility Recommendations
  -  released 11-23-20  
Winter Grazing  -  released 11-17-20
Herd Drought Management  -  released 11-10-20 
Fertilizing Pasture and Hay Ground
  -  released 11-2-20 
Testing Hay
  -  released 10-27-20
Hunting Leases  -  released 10-19-20
Valuing Corn Stalk Bales  -  released 10-15-20
Cull Cow Management  -  released 10-12-20
Utilizing Crop Residues  -  released 10-6-20
Forage Hazards Following a Freeze  -  released 9-28-20 
Pasture Leases  -  released 9-22-20
Evaluating Alfalfa Stands This Fall (Part 1)  -  released 8-20-20 
Evaluating Alfalfa Stands (Part 2)  -  released 8-20-20
Plant Early for Fall and Spring Forage Success released 7-27-20
Utilizing Summer Annuals for Livestock  -  released 6-26-20
Cheatgrass Greening-Up Pastures  -  released 3-30-20
Is the Price Right  -  released 2-24-20
Wet Bales Can Tip the Scales  -  released 1-29-20
Burning Your Bottom Line: How Hot Hay Changes Forage Quality  -  released 1-6-20
What to Do With Wet Hay  -  released 10-25-19
Testing Winter Feeds Still Important  -  released 1-31-19
Feeding Cows in the Cold
  -  released 1-31-19