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Dates picked for Range Beef Cow Symposium

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The 23rd Range Beef Cow Symposium will be Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Mitchell, Neb. The educational event for cattle producers started in 1969 at Chadron, Neb., and is conducted every other year.

The symposium is organized by the animal science departments of Colorado State University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, South Dakota State University and University of Wyoming. The event rotates between Colorado, western Nebraska, western South Dakota and Wyoming.

It continues to grow in popularity and is now recognized as one of the premier production beef cattle symposiums in the country. Focusing on beef production issues in the Western states, the RBCS regularly attracts 800 to 1,200 attendees and more than 80 agribusiness booth vendors for the three-day event.

For more information, contact Karla Jenkins at (308) 632-1245 or kjenkins2@unl.edu.