Animal Agriculture



February 26, 2023

Top tips to reduce costs this winter such as evaluating available feed resources, how to navigate high commodity prices, and ways to reduce mineral and supplement costs.

November 2, 2022

Dr. Karla Wilke discusses nutrition and management considerations for cow-calf pairs managed in the drylot with a focus on young calf management. Additional Resources How to feed cows in drylot Nebguide on managing pairs in drylot Brief article on mineral and vitamin needs for cows in drylot

October 26, 2022

How do you stretch the hay that you have to meet cow needs when you don’t have a feed truck? Mary Drewnoski discusses options to limit waste as well as limit hay intake in combination with supplementation to meet cow needs. Want help with rations or decisions? The Nebraska Beef Extension team is happy to help

October 19, 2022

How do you prioritize what cows and heifers to keep or sell? Kacie McCarthy discusses how implementing timely pregnancy detection can help improve decision making and timing of culling. She also provides ideas for increasing income from cull cows.

October 13, 2022

When feed is expensive and home grown forage is short, tough decisions have to be made. Dr. Jay Parsons provide some thoughts on the decision making process using current market examples. Looking for more drought related resources? Check out

April 21, 2022

Webinar with Dr. Robin Ridgway, Professional Engineer and horsewoman, about how to ensure that your truck and trailer are safe for hauling.

April 12, 2022

Introduction to the NRATE Project Web Page

March 22, 2022

Becky Arnold, Lallemand

March 22, 2022

Dr. Jhones Sarturi, Texas Tech

March 22, 2022

Dr. Matt Akins, University of Wisconsin

March 22, 2022

Dr. Limin Kung

March 22, 2022

Dr. Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska