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January 2020: Grass Whisperer Monthly

published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Please take a minute to read about the following topics in the January 2020 Edition of the Grass Whisperer Monthly.

  • Grazing Plans for 2020
  • NASS Update
  • What Cover Crops are Best for Grazing? – Green Cover Seeds
  • Hot Hay
  • Upcoming Events

December 2020: Grass Whisperer Monthly

published: Thursday, December 19, 2019

Pg. 1: A Christmas Cartoon
Pg. 2: Importance of Testing Your Forages
Pg. 3: Winter Grazing Considerations
Pg. 4: Pasture Leases
Pg. 6 – Upcoming Events

September 2020: Grass Whisperer Monthly

published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

September Topics Include:
Pg. 1: Online Crop Residue Exchange Links Growers and Grazers
Pg. 2: Sandhills Grass Compared to NUTBAL
Pg. 3: Testing Forages and Nitration Cautions on Grazed Forages
Pg. 4: Upcoming Events

August 2019: Grass Whisperer Monthly

published: Monday, August 26, 2019

July Grass Whisperer Topics Include:

  1. Burn Boss Position Notice
  2.  Limit Feeding Cows
  3. Fenceline Weaning
  4. Putting Up High Quality Silage
  5. Burn Boss Full Position Description
  6. Upcoming Events

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

Download June 2019 Grass Whisperer Here!

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.

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