The University of Nebraska –Lincoln Extension will host Feeding for Optimal Production and Performance in Beef Cattle and Working Horse workshop May 31, at The Peppermill Restaurant, Valentine, NE.
4-H and FFA members, beef producers, and horse owners of all types should check out this new workshop series. Speakers will be Karla Jenkins, Cow/Calf Specialist for the University of Nebraska at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff and Kathy Anderson, UNL Extension Horse Specialist., Lincoln, NE.
- Evaluating Feed Costs in the Cowherd – Providing the Right Feed at the Right Stage of Production is Critical for Optimal Performance – Cows vs. Heifers, Gestation vs. Lactation
- Moving Cattle from Forages to Grain – How to feed a beef project to be market ready by fair
- 4-H and FFA students – come learn how the ruminant animal is adapted to a grain diet and why
- Is your project horse eating what it needs?
- Maximizing your working horses with sound feeding and management - We will address best practices for the everyday working horse plus hauling down the road for all types of competition.
The cost per person is $10, which includes dinner. Please RSVP to Cherry County Extension office by May 29 at 402-376-1850.