Nebraska conference to show ways to handle animals


KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — One of the consultants for the movie "The Horse Whisperer" will demonstrate his techniques as part of the Nebraska Grazing Conference next month.

Curt Pate will demonstrate the low-stress techniques on Aug. 13 at the Buffalo County fairgrounds, on the second day of the two-day conference in Kearney.

The Aug. 12 topics will include water capture, transfer and storage; soil health and grazing; wildlife and grazing; managing during and after drought; and GrassSnap, a new mobile app for monitoring grasslands.

More conference information is available at online at , or from the UNL Center for Grassland Studies at 402-472-4101, email, or your UNL Extension offices.

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