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05/01/2019 - Nebraska Ranch Practicum Application Deadline

The 2019 Nebraska Ranch Practicum gives ranchers cutting edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Natural resources, livestock management, and economic reality are integrated throughout the Practicum.

During the three-season UNL Extension class, participants have the opportunity to expand their knowledge with an overview of ranching practices from new angles. Throughout the program, participants will cover a variety of topics including the effective use of decision support tools to evaluate management and marketing alternatives, plant identification, range condition and grazing strategies, wildlife management, evaluation of cow body condition scores, and beef cattle production systems.

The registration fee for this eight-session Practicum is $675. To participate, submit a completed application and registration fee by May 1, 2019. Fees for a spouse are an additional $350. All educational materials, noon meals and breaks are included. For applications or additional information, contact Troy Walz at 308-872-6831, e-mail troy.walz@unl.edu or visit the Practicum website at http://nebraskaranchpracticum.unl.edu/.