2021 Cover Crop Grazing Conference

Nebraska beef producers and corn growers can enhance their operations

by attending the inaugural 2021 Cover Crop Grazing Conference.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

University of Nebraska
Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension
and Education Center near Mead, Nebraska
August N. Christenson Building

This new expo will help first time or experienced farmers looking to fine-tune their cover crop grazing management utilizing cover crops as an alternative forage source. Speakers and panelists will address important issues for Nebraska farmers and ranchers and provides one-on-one discussion with local, private industry exhibitors and sponsors.

Pregister below - by Nov. 12.

Download the flyer

About the Expo

The conference kicks off with registration, refreshments and a trade show.  Educational programs are from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and include a producer panel session, small group discussion, and a live field demonstration. 

Nebraska Extension is uniquely suited to bring farmers unbiased and research-based information that will be shared at this conference. Featured presentations include "Early and Late Season Grazing of Cover Crops" with Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Specialist and "2022 Cash Rent and Flex Lease Arrangements" presented by Jim Jansen, Nebraska Extension Agricultural Economist.

See the full agenda below.

Cattle grazing

Check Out the Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Registration and Trade Show Early

Sign in and check out the vendor exhibits

10:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m.

Early and Late Season Grazing of Cover Crops

Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Specialist

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Producer Q&A Panel

Lane Meyer, Darrell Obermeyer, Jarrod Knorr, and Zach Morrissey

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussion 

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch and Trade Show

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

2022 Cash Rent and Flex Lease Arrangements

Jim Jansen, Nebraska Extension Agricultural Economist

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Field Demo


Please preregister by Nov. 12.

A $10 registration fee is payable via cash or check at the conference.  Or checks can be mailed in advance to 2021 Cover Crop Grazing Conference, Nebraska Extension, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033. The fee covers lunch and refreshments throughout the day. When paying by check, payable to University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Click here to register.


This program is sponsored by Nebraska Extension in the University’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and private industry exhibitors/sponsors.

For More Information

Connor Biehler
Beef Systems Asst. Extension Educator

Sponsored by

Industry Exhibitors

To become a sponsor or exhibitor, contact:  Connor Biehler * cbiehler2@unl.edu * 402-624-8007