Nebraska Extension's Cover Crop Grazing Conference Set for Nov. 1

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Nebraska Extension's Cover Crop Grazing Conference Set for Nov. 1

Nebraska beef producers and corn growers can enhance their operations by attending the 2022 Cover Crop Grazing Conference. Scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 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 at 9 a.m. Educational programs are from 10 a.m.–2:45 p.m. and include a producer panel session and live field demonstrations. 

Nebraska Extension is uniquely suited to bring farmers unbiased and research-based information that will be shared at this conference. Featured presentations include “Rotational/Strip Grazing” with Ben Beckman, Nebraska Extension educator, and “Grazing of Perennial and Annual Forages” presented by Brad Schick, Nebraska Extension educator.

This 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.

Please pre-register by Friday, Oct. 28. Agenda, details and map/directions are also on the conference website.

A $10 registration fee is payable via cash or check at the conference, or checks can be mailed in advance to 2022 Cover Crop Grazing Conference, Nebraska Extension, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033. The fee covers lunch and refreshments throughout the day. When paying by check, payable to University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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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