“The Gudmundsen Laboratory is managed in a way to be similar to other ranches in the area,” Stephenson said. “As a research facility goes, it is a premier research facility in the Western United States.”
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“Mulliniks said at UNL and the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, they are working with companies on newer technologies focused on the cow-calf industry and seeing how they would or would not fit into production.”
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