UNL’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory holds open house on Aug. 24 | TheFencePost.com

UNL’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory holds open house on Aug. 24

LINCOLN, Neb. – An open house at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MT on Aug. 24.

Throughout the day, there will be presentations on various aspects of cattle and natural resource management in the Wagonhammer Education Center, at the laboratory near Whitman, Neb. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by a welcome at 9:30 a.m. by Don Adams, director of UNL’s West Central Research and Extension Center, and Linda Boeckner, director of UNL’s Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

This 12th annual open house is geared toward producers, but anyone is welcome to attend. Exhibits will be on display during the entire time of the open house and guests can come and go as they please.

Businesses, services and associations supporting the beef cattle industry will participate.

Morning presentations include Cattle Markets: Situation, Outlook and Issues and a producer panel, Adding Profit Centers to the Ranch.

NU Vice President and IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor Ronnie Green will give remarks at 11:40 a.m. before lunch at noon.

For the afternoon program, participants have the choice of attending sessions on feeding distillers to yearlings on grass, determining forage intake of cow and calf pairs, Sandhills rangeland fly control, Sandhills range plants, the Mobile Beef Lab or other research updates. Time also is available to view exhibits.

Please RSVP for the complimentary lunch by calling (308) 696-6701, (800) 657-2113 or emailing eheil@unlnotes.unl.edu by Aug. 22.

The complete agenda for the open house can be found at Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (http://gsl.unl.edu/openhouse).

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