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Drought Management Workshop set for Jan. 29

ARTHUR, Neb. ” Drought is a normal part of Nebraska’s climate. To make sure ranchers are prepared for these dry times that stress pasture and economic resources, three conservation organizations are hosting a daylong drought management workshop, Adapting Your Ranch to the Changing Environment, in Arthur, Neb., on Jan. 29. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Vet’s Memorial Hall. Speakers from Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado will present from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Speakers will discuss how to prepare for and manage during drought. Topics and presenters include:

– Climate Change: Management Implications for Great Plains Rangelands: Justin Derner, USDA-ARS Rangeland Scientist, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Jack Morgan, USDA-ARS Plant Physiologist, Fort Collins, Colo.



– Monitoring the Management of Your Rangelands: Cindy Tusler, UNL Range Extension Educator, Rushville, Neb.; Bethany Johnston, UNL Extension Educator, Thedford, Neb.



– Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP): Kim Borer, FSA County Executive Director, Ogallala, Neb.

– Matching Cattle Production to the Land: Aaron Stalker, UNL Beef Specialist, North Platte, Neb.

– Rancher’s Viewpoint: A Road Map for Success: Lynn Myers, Rancher & “Cowboy Logic” Ranch Mentor, Lewellen, Neb.

Registration to guarantee a meal is required by Jan. 23, and can be made by calling the Ogallala NRCS Field Office at (308) 284-2048 Ext. 3. To view a complete agenda, visit http://www.nebraskagrazinglands.org.


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