Annual Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House planned Aug. 26 |

Annual Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House planned Aug. 26

LINCOLN, Neb. – The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory’s 10th annual open house will be from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Aug. 26.

Activities are planned at the laboratory near Whitman at the Wagonhammer Education Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a welcome at 9:30 a.m. Exhibits also will be on display during the entire time of the open house.

“We hope that people come out to see what we have to offer and enjoy learning about some of the recent and current research projects,” said Jerry Volesky, range management specialist at the university’s West Central Research and Extension Center at North Platte.

The open house is geared toward producers, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Morning presentations include Cattle Markets: Situation, Outlook and Issues; Adding Value to the Beef Chuck Roll Through Innovative Cutting and a welcome from NU Vice President and Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Harlan Vice Chancellor John Owens.

For the afternoon program, participants have the choice of attending the following presentations: The Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center and Emerging Diseases of Livestock: Tuberculosis, Heifer Development and Profitability, Winter Protein Supplementation, Plant Response to Timing of Grazing, The Heifer as an Additional Profit Center and Use of Co-Products on the Ranch.

Registration for the complimentary lunch can be made by calling (308) 696-6701, (800) 657-2113 or e-mailing by Aug. 24.

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