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Informational meeting for cow/calf operations coming

University of Nebraska Extension and the Southeast Nebraska Cattlemen will hold a informational meeting focused on Drought Forage and Hay needs of Beef Cow Calf Operations in Southeast Nebraska.  The program is free of charge to all interested farmers and will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 1:00 pm til 3:00 pm at the Nemaha NRD meeting room.  The Nemaha NRD Office is ¾ mile east of the highway 50/136 junction on highway 136 at Tecumseh, Nebraska.

Presentations will include: local feed situation, crop implications of feed choices, cover crop/forage options and utilization of drought forages in cow/calf and background rations.  Presenters include University of Nebraska Extension staff Dr Rick Rasby, Jessica Jones, Lindsay Chichester, Gary Lesoing, and Paul Hay.

Meeting focus is on safe & profitable use of available feed resources for beef cow calf operations.

For more information e-mail Paul C Hay at phay1@unl.edu, call 402-223-1384, or

visit the Gage County Nebraska Extension Website: http://www.gage.unl.edu

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.