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Tri-State Cow/calf Symposium February 8 @ 9:00 AM Mountain Time | KRVN Radio

Tri-State Cow/calf Symposium February 8 @ 9:00 AM Mountain Time

Tri-State Cow/Calf Symposium will be held at the Wesleyan Church in Imperial Nebraska on February 8 with registration at 9:00 AM and the program starting at 9:30 AM MT.  The program was developed by Extension Educators and Specialists from Colorado State University, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska.  The emphasis of this symposium is Strategies for Success.  Topics for the program include:

  • Range Management – How Drought Affects Calf Weight and Nutrition by Travis Mulliniks,  Extension Range Beef Nutrition Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Rainfall – Based Pasture Insurance by Monte Vandeveer, Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas State University
  • Leasing Pasture, Tenant Dealing with Drought by Robert Tigner, Agricultural Economics Extension Educator, Nebraska Extension
  • Cattle Trace Pilot Project – What is it and why should you care? By Cassie Kniebel, Project Manager, Cattle Trace, Kansas State University
  • Trouble Shooting Low Pregnancy Rates by Gregg Hanzlicek, Interim Associate Director and Director of Field Investigations, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
  • Legacy & Succession Planning by Allan Vyhnalek, Farm & Ranch Succession Educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Producer Panel on Succession Planning Rita Hogsett, Champion NE and Ken Grecian, Palco Kansas

To register, send registration form to Lincoln County Extension Office, 348 W State Farm Road, North Platte Nebraska 69101.  The cost is $30 or $50 per couple and students $10.  If you are interested in a booth, the cost is $150.  The program will be held at the Wesleyan Church, 1710 Wesley Drive, Imperial Nebraska 69033.  For more information, contact Randy Saner at 308-532-2683 or the Chase County Extension Office at 308-882-4731.  Website link to the program is or the brochure link is

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