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NE feedlot roundtables set for Feb. 9-11

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting personnel will learn the latest in nutrition, the Veterinary Feed Directive and economics at the 2016 beef feedlot roundtables Feb. 9-11 in West Point, Lexington and Scottsbluff, with remote connections to locations in Iowa in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension.

The roundtables will be offered Feb. 9 at the Nielsen Community Center, 200 Anna Stalp Ave., West Point; Feb. 10 at the Dawson County Extension office, 700 N. Washington St., Lexington; and Feb. 11 at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with introductions and welcome at 1:20 p.m. The program will conclude by 6 p.m. with an update from the Nebraska Beef Council.

The afternoon sessions will cover feedlot production and management topics with the following presentations: silage yield, feedlot performance and profit, Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Animal Science; alpha amylase and starch digestion, new technology, Matt Luebbe, Panhandle Research and Extension Center; beef cattle economics: dynamic industry, current trends and outlook, Kate Brooks, UNL Department of Agricultural Economics; changes to distillers and impact on the feedlot industry, Dan Loy, ISU Beef Team; veterinary feed directive, Rob Eirich, Panhandle Research and Extension Center; feedlot water quality and quantity, Matt Luebbe; UNL feedlot research update, Galen Erickson; and Nebraska Beef Council update, Doug Straight.

Pre-registration is available by phone, fax, email or mail and requested by Feb. 3. Cost is $20 and will be accepted with pre-registration at the door. Cost for those who have not pre-registered will be $30.

For more information on Nebraska locations or a registration form, contact Matt Luebbe at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, call 308-632-1260, fax 308-632-1397 or email mluebbe2@unl.edu. For information on Iowa locations, contact Dan Loy at dloy@iastate.edu.

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The Beef Feedlot Roundtable is sponsored by Nebraska Extension, Iowa State University Extension and the Nebraska Beef Council.

–UNL Communications

WHEN: Feb. 9-11

WHERE: Nielsen Community Center, 200 Anna Stalp Ave., West Point; Dawson County Extension office, 1002 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington; Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff

CONTACT: Matt Luebbe, Assistant Professor, Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 308-632-1397, mluebbe2@unl.edu

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