Nebraska Extension Provides New Cover Crop Grazing Conference Nov. 16

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Nebraska Extension Provides New Cover Crop Grazing Conference Nov. 16

Nebraska beef producers and corn growers can enhance their operations by attending the inaugural 2021 Cover Crop Grazing Conference. Scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 16, the conference will take place at the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead.

The conference kicks off with registration, refreshments and a trade show at the August N. Christenson Building. Educational programs are from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and include a producer panel session, small group discussion and a live field demonstration. 

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Nebraska Extension is sponsoring the event and is uniquely suited to bring farmers unbiased and research-based information that will be shared at this conference. Featured presentations include "Early and Late Season Grazing of Cover Crops" with Dr. Mary Drewnoski and "2022 Cash Rent and Flex Lease Arrangements" presented by Jim Jansen.

This new expo will help first-time or experienced farmers looking to fine-tune their cover crop grazing management utilizing cover crops as an alternative forage source. Speakers and panelists will address important issues for Nebraska farmers and ranchers and provides one-on-one discussion with local, private industry exhibitors and sponsors.

Visit the conference website to preregister by Sunday, Nov. 12, and view the agenda, details and map/directions.

A $10 registration fee is payable via cash or check at the conference, or checks can be mailed in advance to 2021 Cover Crop Grazing Conference, Nebraska Extension, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, payable to University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The fee covers lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Agribusiness stakeholders are being sought as sponsors and trade show exhibitors. Please contact Connor Biehler at 402-624-8007 for more details.

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