Beef Systems


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Beef Systems

"Nebraska Cow-Calf Profitability Series" or Beef Profit Tips Workshops to be offered. Topics include: Compositing Livestock Mortality; Unit Cost of Production for Cow-Calf; and Points of Leverage in a Cow-Calf Operation.  

March 13 - Fire Hall, Wayne NE March 15 - Washington County Extension Office, Blair NE

Program offered in Bridgeport, Lexington, and WEST POINT. Beef Roundtable topics include: New Disease Emergency: Congestive Heart Failure; Euthanization Protocols for Cattle; BQA Audit: Transportation; Beef Council Activities; Impact of Calf Nutrition on the Cow & Carryover into Feedyard; and Research Update and Extension Education.  

The Youth Livestock Judging Contest will be held on Saturday, February 24th at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney. Youth will judge 8 classes split into two rounds (4 classes/round). There will be two age divisions - Junior (ages 8-13) and Senior (14 and up).

A change from last year is that exhibitors will be responsible for submitting their own animal information into the AKSARBEN livestock database prior to the nomination deadline. 

In the past, families have turned in DNA envelopes & breeding nomination cards to the office, staff mailed them in to AKSARBEN and the entry process was done manually.