Applications open for Nebraska Ranch Practicum

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Nebraska
Ranch Practicum.

Participants will cover several topics, including plant identification, range
conditions and grazing strategies, wildlife management and evaluation of beef
cattle production systems.

Classroom activities will open and close the practicum in North Platte with the
remainder of the classes conducted at UNL's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory near
Whitman.

Practicum dates this year are June 11 and 12, July 10, Sept. 3 and 4 and Nov.
6, 2014. The final two sessions are Jan. 7 and 8, 2015.

Applications are due May 2, 2014, with a $250 deposit.

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