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Beef Systems

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2021 BeefWatch Webinar Series

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February 2, Highlights from UNL Stocker SystemsResearch
Dr. Jim MacDonald, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

February 9, Rate of Gain and Market Timing inYearling Systems
Drs. Mary Drewnoski & Jay Parsons, University ofNebraska-Lincoln

February 16, Using Corn Residue for High-RiskStockers: Current Experiences
Dr. Halden Clark, Great Plains Veterinary EducationCenter


Leading Farm and Ranch Employees Virtual Seminar Series to be Held in December 

 Finding, hiring and retaining quality employees are major challenges for agricultural business in Nebraska. Competition for the available workforce comes from area industries, and the labor market is tight. 

Nebraska Extension will host a virtual seminar series in December (Dec. 8, 11, 15 and 18) designed to help agricultural employers learn techniques and leadership practices to help motivate and empower employees.

Are the flies making their last stand before winter on your cattle? Read on to find out how to control horn, face and stable flies this fall in Nebraska...

At last fall's Range Beef Cow Symposium, Steve Paisley, University of Wyoming, walked participants through preparing to work cattle through a chute. Click here to view the the 2-page checklist Paisley provided (pdf format).