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West Central Cattlemen’s Day: Rebuilding the herdTell North Platte what you think

The annual West Central Cattlemen’s Day series will arrive in North Platte Jan 21 and Curtis on Jan. 23.

UNL Extension Educators, Kansas State Extension Agents and Colorado State Regional Extension Specialists will cover rangeland topics, with research to back it up.

If your area is still experiencing drought, or if you wonder what to do in the next drought, this series will contain useful information.

Topics to be covered:

• Managing Your Pasture Closely

• Cow Size –Calf Purpose

• Nutrition for Profit

• Problem Weeds In Range and Pasture

• Rebuilding the Herd

• Buying Replacement Cattle What to Look For

• Pasture Inventory/Assessment and Checking for Poisonous Plants

The Cattlemen’s Day seminar will be held Jan. 21 at the Lincoln County Fair Grounds, 5105 W Highway 30 in North Platte.

The North Platte program will start at 5:30 p.m.

You may preregister by calling the Extension Office in North Platte at 1-800-200-1381or 308-532-2683 or by email at rsaner2@unl.edu.

The cost to preregister is $10 by Jan. 17 or $15 at the door. The program is sponsored by Lincoln County Cattlemen, an affiliate of the Nebraska Cattlemen and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

The Curtis program will be held Jan. 23 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture – Ag Industry Education Center, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Preregister by calling the Frontier County Extension Office at 1-888-367-4424 or 308-367-4424 or e-mail at BScharf1@unl.edu.

The cost to preregister is $10 by January 17th, or $15 at the door.

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