Deadline nears for State of Beef Conference

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – Registration is under way for the Nebraska State of Beef Conference, which will take place Nov. 7-8 at North Platte. Oct. 26 is the registration deadline for those who want to be guaranteed a spot at dinner on the first night of the conference.

“Increased Production Efficiency” is the theme of the 2018 conference, which will take place at the North Platte Sandhills Convention Center. Speakers from university and industry will focus on market outlook, industry trends, alternative enterprises, animal health, and several different approaches to finding efficiencies in animal production.

Online registration is preferred at Brochures and registration forms are also available by calling Joyce Stack of Nebraska Extension at 308-532-2683. Or download a brochure and registration form from the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center website,

The registration fee of $65 includes a paper or electronic copy of the proceedings. There is an additional fee for the Wednesday, Nov. 7 dinner. Walk-in registrations are welcome, but the Nov. 7 dinner can’t be guaranteed for walk-ins or registrations received after Oct. 26.

The conference is organized by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. For more information, contact Karla Jenkins, Cow-calf and Stocker Management Specialist, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center, Scottsbluff, 308-632-1245, [email protected]; Rick Funston, Reproductive Physiologist, UNL West Central Research & Extension Center, North Platte, 308-696-6703, [email protected]; or Randy Saner, Extension Educator, Nebraska Extension-North Platte, 308-532-2683, [email protected]

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