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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension will host Feeding for Optimal Production and Performance in Beef Cattle and Working Horse workshop, 6-9 p.m., February 25, 26, and 28, 2019. The workshop series will be held in three locations, February 25, at the Monsanto Learning Center south of Gothenburg; February 26, at Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff, NE; and ends February 28, at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA), Curtis, NE.

4-H and FFA members, beef producers, and horse owners of all types should check out this new workshop series.

NDPP will begin Monday, February 25 a Gordon Memorial Hospital and is free. Participants will meet weekly on Mondays for 16 weeks, then two times per month for the remainder of the year. Participants will learn to make achievable and realistic lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
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