Program: Feeding for Optimal Production and Performance in Beef Cattle and Working Horses

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.

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, Neb.

“So many horses have a variety of jobs, from daily ranch or feedlot work and then heading off to a jackpot, rodeo or show. It is essential that horse owners focus on a consistent feeding plan to get the most from these working horses while avoiding problems such as colic,” Anderson said.

In addition to some great basic information on figuring our if you are feeding your horse enough, this will help youth who are working to complete Levels 2 and 3 of the 4-H Horse Project Advancement program.”

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