Nebraska: Bonus Ranching Seminar Dec. 17 |

Nebraska: Bonus Ranching Seminar Dec. 17

A Bonus Ranching Seminar will be held on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at the State 4H Camp, Halsey, NE.

The program begins at 8:30 a.m., and runs approximately until 4 p.m. The $20 pre-registration ($25 at-the-door) fee coves lunch and materials.

Morning speakers include: Scott Cotton, UNL Extension discussing “Trends in Rural Nebraska;” rancher Jim Lees, “Ranchers Working Together to Develop Added Value Enterprises;” Mike Kesselring, “Can I Start a Second Enterprise With My Wife and Still Live With Her?” and Karen Kollars, DED Agro-Tourism Consultant, “Agro-Tourism in Nebraska.”

Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Afternoon speakers include: Twila Witt, Nebraska DED Scenic Byways Consultant, “Listing Your Project in Nebraska Magazine and the Byways Web site;” Mitch Glidden, Glidden Canoe Rentals, “Working Tourism Around Ranching;” Kirk Nelson, Nebraska Game & Parks, “Opportunities for Hunting Cooperation;” and Jenny Nixon, UNL Extension “Getting Your Project on the Web.”

This program is a partnership effort between: Nebraska Department of Economic Development; UNL Extension; Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway; Nebraska High Country Partners; and Sandhills Resource and Conservation District.

To register, or for more information, contact the UNL Extension Office at 308-432-3373, or the Sandhills RC&D at 308-546-0636. Registration is requested by 4 p.m., Dec. 10.

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