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RFD TV veterinarian Dr. Dan Thompson to speak to beef producers in meeting series | Rural Radio Network

RFD TV veterinarian Dr. Dan Thompson to speak to beef producers in meeting series

RFD TV veterinarian Dr. Dan Thompson to speak to beef producers in meeting series

The U.S. Beef Cattle Production Journey: The Destination Is Up To Us, Featuring Dr. Dan Thomson, DVM

The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Extension are bringing Dr. Dan Thomson, a third-generation bovine veterinarian and host of a nationally aired veterinary television show in its seventh season on RFD TV entitled “Doc Talk,” to speak at eight locations across Nebraska. Topics will include:

  • Understanding the One Beef concept and beef retailer objectives
  • How communication between segments can improve profitability
  • Future trends in beef cattle health and well-being management
  • Preparing cattle for a change of address

Cost is $15, which covers the cost of the meal. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) will pick up the cost of all student registrations. Pre-registration is required by Nov. 7 to reserve a meal by calling the Nebraska Extension office indicated. Registrations will be taken until full.

For more information, contact Ron Bolze, Coordinator, NGLC, 402-321-0067 (cell) or or Meredith Cable, NGLC Assistant, 402-741-0833.

Dates and Locations:


Monday, Nov. 13:

     10 a.m.-2 p.m. (CT) Albion, Casey’s Center, Boone County Fairgrounds, contact Steve Pritchard, Nebraska Extension in Boone and Nance Counties, 402-395-2158.

5-9 p.m. (CT) Broken Bow, Broken Bow Country Club, contact Troy Walz, Nebraska Extension in Custer County, 308-872-6831.


Tuesday, Nov. 14

10 a.m.-2 p.m.  (MT) Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab near Whitman, contact Bethany Johnston, Nebraska Extension in Central Sandhills Area, 308-645-2267 or

5-9 p.m. (MT) Chadron, Chadron State College, Student Center, contact Jack Arterburn, Nebraska Extension in Dawes County, 308-432-3373.


Wednesday, Nov. 15

9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (MT) Sidney, Cheyenne Co. 4-H Building, contact Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension in Banner, Kimball and Cheyenne Counties, 308-235-3122.

5-9 p.m. (CT) Nebraska Ag Industry Education Center, NCTA, Curtis, contact Kathy Burr, Nebraska Extension in Frontier County, 308-367-4424.


Thursday, Nov. 16

10 a.m.-2 p.m.  (CT) Clay Center, Clay County Fairgrounds, contact Bradley Schick, Nebraska Extension in Webster County 402-746-3417.

5-9 p.m. (CT) Beatrice, Southeast Community College Jackson Hall Conference Room, contact Kristen Ulmer, Nebraska Extension in Gage County 402-223-1384.

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