In the News

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

January Grass Whisperer

published: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

January's Grass Whisperer Monthly brings you information on the Generational Transition Meeting.

  • Are Your Cows Matching Their Forage Resources? 
  • Early Hay Harvest and Fertilizing Meadows 
  • Nitrate Nitrogen vs. Nitrate – Know the Difference! 
  • Upcoming Events

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“GrazeNebraska” campaign will showcase stewardship efforts across the state

published: Friday, March 16, 2018

(March 16, 2018) – Improving grazing management, enhancing wildlife habitat, boosting soil health with cover crops – these are among the conservation and stewardship efforts Nebraska farmers and ranchers are using every day to care for our earth’s natural resources. And, through a new campaign dubbed “GrazeNebraska,” these conservation stories are going to be showcased in a series of news articles, online video clips, and outreach programs to schools. The campaign is being spearheaded by the producer-led Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC), which received grant funding for the project.

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