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Nebraska Extension will be hosting a Beef Production Focused Private Pesticide License Certification Program December 6th, 2021 in Valentine, Nebraska. The program will run from 11:00am CT until 3:00pm CT at the 4-H Building on the Fairgrounds in Valentine, NE. 

A University of Nebraska Extension Beef Cow education meeting will be held on December 20, 2021, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm at the Extension Office, 128 N 6th Suite 100, O’Neill.

Dr. Kaci McCarthy Beef Cow Specialist from UNL and Steve Niemeyer Extension Beef Systems Educator will focus on Beef Heifer Replacement with Topics of:

1. Heifer Development with Supplementation Strategies
2. Heifer Selection
3. Pre-Breeding and Breeding Management

The University of Nebraska Extension will be holding a live BQA Training & BQA Transportation Training on Monday, December 13, 2021, beginning at 1:00 pm at the Holt County Extension office meeting room 128 N 6th, O’Neill.

Instructor will be Jesse Fulton BQA Director.

Many parts of Nebraska have recently had at least one night of below freezing temperatures. In some areas, temperatures have warmed back up and the sorghums have begun to regrow. The hydrocyanic acid (or prussic acid) in this new growth can be highly toxic to grazing cattle.

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