In the News

New Location for Generational Transition Workshop (and Grazing Conference) in Kearney!

Tuesday, August 13 from 6 to 9 pm (Generational Transition Workshop)

published: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

As a result of the recent flooding in Kearney, the location of the Nebraska Grazing Conference and the NGLC Generational Transition Workshop has moved to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.

The NGLC Generational Transition Workshop will be held Tuesday evening, August 13th, from 6-9 pm CT during the Nebraska Grazing Conference.  The workshop will be held at the Extension Office (1400 E. 34th Street, Kearney, NE), just across from the Exhibition Building where the Grazing Conference will be held. 

The workshop will include a producer panel and experienced estate and transition attorney, Pamela Olsen.

July 2019: Grass Whisperer Monthly

published: Monday, July 22, 2019

July Grass Whisperer Topics Include

  • Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney
  • Planning for Short Roughage Inventory
  • Using the Feed Cost Cow-Qculator
  • July/August Planted Summer Annuals for Fall Forage
  • Yearling and Stocker Operator Meeting
  • Upcoming Events

June 2019 Grass Whisperer

published: Saturday, June 1, 2019

This months issue includes:

  •  NGLC Summer Grazing Tour Recap
  • Not All Cows Are Equal
  • Fire Damage Due to Hay Equipment
  • Range Beef Cow Symposium
  •  Yearling and Stocker Operator Meeting
  • Upcoming Events

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May 2019 Grass Whisperer

published: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

This month's edition includes more information on the Summer Grazing tour.  Be sure to put that on your calendar.

  • Adjusting Pasture and Hay Ground Leases for 2019
  • Pasture Land now listed on Crop Residue Exchange
  • Nutrient Loss: Haying versus Grazing
  • Upcoming Events

NGLC announces addition of Ranch Transition Task Manager

published: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) wants to assist farm and ranch families with the often daunting task of transition and estate planning. Over the last several years, the NGLC has hosted seminars with speakers highlighting topics related to transition planning, and now, NGLC has hired an individual who will work directly with families interested in taking estate and transition planning steps.

2019 Generational Transition and Summer Grazing Tour

Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Extension Team Up

published: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) –Nebraska Extension joint Generational Transition and Summer Grazing Tour scheduled for June 11 and 12, 2019 in Southwest Nebraska.

Cattle, sheep, goats are successful grazing combination

published: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Mike and Fran Wallace have grazed multiple species — often 2 or 3 at a time — on their ranch since 2000.

March Grass Whisperer

published: Friday, March 1, 2019

This month's Grass Whisperer Monthly includes a Disaster Relief Information Sheet from the NE Department of Agriculture. 

  • Information on the Livestock Indemnity Program
  • LIP Continued 
  • Generational Transition with Behtany Jonston
  • Upcoming events

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February Grass Whisperer

published: Friday, February 1, 2019

February's Grass Whisperer features the inspirational poem by Terry Ike Clanton "A Cowboy's Last Request" in honor of Orval "Lynn" Meyers. Articles include:

  • Feeding Moldy Hay
  • Do Not Let Nirtrates Cost Cattle Lives
  • Next Generation Grass and Legumes are here
  • Upcoming Events  

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Nebraska Rancher Panel to Discuss Generational Transition Planning at Upcoming Meetings

published: Monday, January 7, 2019

What happens if your family’s ranching or farming operation is unable to transfer to the next generation? Now is the time to start your transition! A meeting will be held at Broken Bow to help families navigate the common landmines including legal, financial, and communication issues

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