With research collaboration with institutions of higher learning, the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition does not provide funding for indirect costs such as facilities and administration.


 

 

June 11- Generational Transition Workshop at North Platte, NE
Several respected Nebraska ranchers and farmers have agreed to share their experiences with generational transitions at upcoming meetings. Learn from this panel of producers, who have experienced transitions, each in their own way. The panel will discuss what worked and what did not work for their operations and families. An experienced attorney will also cover helpful legal tools to transition your farm or ranch to the next generation. Sufficient time will allow for questions from the audience. 10:00 A.M. CT until 2:30 P.M. CT on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the West Central Research & Extension Center (Synder meeting room) in North Platte, Nebraska. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition’s Summer Tour will follow the next day. Call the Extension Office at 308-532-2683 or randy.saner@unl.edu to register. Meal count is appreciated one week prior, but walk-ins are welcome. The registration fee is $15 and includes a meal.

June 12- NGLC-Extension Summer Grazing Tour near Wallace, NE
The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition’s Summer Grazing Tour will be held Wednesday, June 12, in southwest Nebraska on Shamrock Ranches (south of Wallace), owned and managed by Marlene Moore and Dwight Maseberg who have incorporated a Savory Grazing System for many years. The tour will also feature two ranches that have controlled Eastern Red Cedar with prescribed fire working with the Loess Canyon Rangeland Alliance. Ranches include Deatrich Cattle Company (north of Maywood) and Mortensen Farm and Ranch (near Curtis) The evening will conclude with a steak fry at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE. Please pre-register for both days by calling or e-mailing Randy Saner, Nebraska Beef Systems Extension Educator at 308 532 2683 or rsaner2@unl.edu by June 7. Registration is $20 per person payable on site (includes noon meal and steak supper). For more information, contact Ron Bolze, NGLC Coordinator, at 402-321-0067.

August 13- Generational Transition Workshop during Nebraska Grazing Conference
A generational transition meeting will be held during the Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. CT. Several respected Nebraska ranchers and farmers have agreed to share their experiences with generational transitions at upcoming meetings. Learn from this panel of producers, who have experienced transitions, each in their own way. The panel will discuss what worked and what did not work for their operations and families. An experienced attorney will also cover helpful legal tools to transition your farm or ranch to the next generation. Sufficient time will allow for questions from the audience. Call Bethany Johnston at 308-348-2015 or RanchTransition@outlook.com to register. The registration fee is $15 and includes a meal. Walk-ins are welcome, but registrations are requested one week in advance for meal counts.

August 12 to 14-Nebraska Grazing Conference
The 2019 Nebraska Grazing Conference will be held at the Ramada Inn in Kearney, NE on August 12 through 14. The conference will feature plant identification with Chris Helzer (The Nature Conservancy), rangeland and soil health with Pat Shaver and Dana Larsen, grazinglands management with Virginia Jin, Jerry Volesky, Jeff Bradshaw, Jacob Miller, Martha Mamo, and Andrea Basche, the art and science of winter grazing with John Maddux, Logan Pribbeno, Wayne Eatinger, Jim O’Rourke, and Bruce Anderson, as well as Jack Arterburn and Sarah Sortum covering rangeland resilence. Go to http://grassland.unl.edu/nebraska-grazing-conference . Registration begins June 1st. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition will also be hosting a Generational Transition meeting on Tuesday evening. A panel of producers will share their experiences with generational transitions, and experienced agriculture attorney, Pamela Olsen, will cover helpful legal tools for transition. You do not need to be signed up for the Grazing Conference to attend. Contact Bethany Johnston at 308-348-2015 or RanchTransition@outlook.com to register. Meal counts are appreciated one week prior. $15 registration fee.

 
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