Range Beef Cow Symposium

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graphic showing 4 states involved in symposium

Symposium XXVI

November 18-20, 2019
Mitchell Event Center
Scottsbluff County Fairgrounds - Mitchell, NE

Bull Pen Sessions at the Gering Civic Center - Gering, NE

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Questions? Contact Karla Wilke at kjenkins2@unl.edu.

Selected Program Highlights

  • Donnell and Kelli Brown of the R.A. Brown Ranch in Texas - running a successful ranch and keeping it in the family since 1906.
  • Artificial Insemination, when does it pay?
  • Cash lease vs. shares – How to run cows without owning them.
  • Fake meat – How is it made, how healthy is it?
  • Ways to Dare to be Different when Making a Living on the Ranch.
  • Working cows using dogs.
  • Correcting Malpresentations for the best outcome for the cow and the calf.
  • Choosing and Managing the Recipient Cow.
  • Selected demonstrations
  • ...and more exciting topics as well!
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Proceedings from Previous Years

RBCS 2017 RBCS 2015 RBCS 2013 RBCS 2011 RBCS 2009 RBCS 2007

Nearby Hotels

  • Cobblestone Hotel and Suites (Gering) | (308)633-7660 | $110 plus tax
  • Monument Inn and Suites (Gering) | (308)436-1950
  • Fairfield Inn (Scottsbluff) | (308)633-3500 | $109 until Oct. 18, plus tax
  • Hampton Inn (Scottsbluff) | (308)635-5200 |  $119 plus tax
  • Holiday Inn Express (Scottsbluff) | (308)632-1000
  • Days Inn (Scottsbluff) | (308)225-5997 | $55 plus tax
  • Super 8 (Scottsbluff) | (308)225-4621
  • Quality Inn (Scottsbluff) | (308)632-7510 | $90 plus tax
  • Sportsman Inn Motel (Scottsbluff) | (308)632-6012 | $50/single, $60/double, plus tax
  • Travelodge (Morrill) | (308)217-4327

*Listed rates are subject to change at the discretion of each individual hotel.

List of Vendors

  • American Gelbvieh Association
  • Cross 5 Cattle Coolers, LLC
  • ReproScan
  • Kent Nutrition
  • CHS Nutrition
  • Central Life Sciences
  • Lakeside Livestock Equipment
  • ...and more!