Range and Forage

Tuesday April 11, 2017
Pasture and Hayland Fertilizer
Pasture and hayland grass growth is stimulated by fertilizer just like other crops. Nebraska grazing research has shown that you get one pound of additional calf or yearling gain for every pound of nitrogen fertilizer applied. To make the most of your fertilizer dollar, manage grazing so more of what you grow actually gets eaten. Jerry Volesky, Nebraska Extension Hay and Forage Specialist.MP3
http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/beef/6399/35910

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Friday March 24, 2017
Spring Grazing Preview
Over the last few years, an increasing number of producers have become interested in planting and grazing annual forages on dryland or irrigated crop acres. Fertilizing pastures and hayland grasses may also be a consideration this year. Jerry Volesky, Nebraska Extension Range and Forage Specialist.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/growing-and-grazing-annual-forages

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Monday March 6, 2017
Pasture Lease Agreements
Pasture leasing plays an important role in cattle production. It is important that lease agreements are fair, and in writing. The lease should define price, stocking rate and a disaster clause. Jay Jenkins, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/cattleproduction/grazingleaseagreements

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Wednesday August 17, 2016
17th Annual Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House
The Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house will be Wednesday, August 24, 2016 near Whitman. Presentations will be given throughout the day on various aspects of cattle and natural resource management. Activities, demonstrations and commercial exhibits are planned so guests can come and go as they please throughout the day. Jerry Volesky Nebraska Extension Range and Forage Specialist.MP3
http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/westcentral/open-house/

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Thursday July 7, 2016
16th Annual Nebraska Grazing Conference
The 2016 Nebraska grazing conference will be held at the Kearney Ramada on Tuesday-Wednesday, August 9-10. The conference is designed for people with an interest in the utilization of grazing lands who want to learn the most current information on grazing livestock systems and impact on those lands. Martin Massengale, Director For The Center of Grassland Studies.MP3
http://grassland.unl.edu/nebraskagrazingconference

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