Awards

Lynn Myers Honored with the 2018 Annual Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition Lifetime Achievement Award

published: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Press Release

On June 15, 2018, the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC), Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Environmental Trust hosted the 2018 Summer Grazing Tour in the northern Panhandle of Nebraska near Hay Springs. The event brought approximately 130 grazers, ranchers and government agency personnel together to learn more about successful grazing management practices in an area characterized by great diversity including the cool season grasses of the Pine Ridge and the Sandhills warm season native range. Attendees witnessed that proper grazing of forested areas after wildfire, native range, warm and cool season grasses and cover crops provides increased income for farm and ranch businesses, wildlife and bird habitat, vegetation diversity, increased water quality and quantity and improved soil health over time. The evening program featured a celebration of Lynn Myer’s contribution to Nebraska’s grazing community over the years.

Frank L. Bruning Honored with the First Annual NGLC Lifetime Achievement Award

published: Friday, June 16, 2017

Press Release

On June 13, 2017, the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC), Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Environmental Trust hosted the 2017 Summer Grazing Tour in southcentral Nebraska near the communities of Reynolds, Belvidere and Bruning. The event brought approximately 160 grazers, ranchers and government agency personnel together to learn more about successful grazing practices in an area predominated by row crop production. Attendees witnessed that proper grazing of native range, cool season grasses and cover crops provides increased income for farm and ranch businesses, wildlife and bird habitat, vegetation diversity, increased water quality and quantity and improved soil health over time. The evening program featured a celebration of Frank and Mary Bruning’s contributions to Nebraska’s grazing community over the years.

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