Cattle in snow
Studies have shown that providing windbreaks for cattle leads to increased calving success and improved body condition.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Snow Cover for Alfalfa, Critical Cold Considerations

January 5, 2023
Extension educators review ways to maximize the benefits of snow cover on alfalfa and maintain animal health during periods of extreme cold and wind.

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Nebraska windbreak
Two February workshops will offer information on maintaining and renovating the windbreaks that provide critical protection for crops and livestock.

Windbreak Renovation Workshops in Southeast Nebraska

January 19, 2017
Nebraska Extension, the Nebraska Forest Service, and the Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District will be joining to host two workshops on renovating windbreaks and caring for trees and shrubs. Programs will be held at the Saline Center north of Western and in Beatrice.

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