The annual Range Beef Cow Symposium, hosted by four state extension groups, is set for Nov. 18-20 at the Scottsbluff County Fairgrounds in Mitchell, Nebraska.

The program includes talks on artificial insemination, leasing rangeland, fake meat and cattle dogs. Donnell and Kelli Brown of the R.A. Brown Ranch in Texas will talk about running a successful ranch and keeping it in the family since 1906. Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) classes will be held Nov. 18.

Bull pen session will be held at the Gering Civic Center, 20 minutes away.

The event is hosted by extension programs from Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado. The cost is $90 for the two-day symposium with lunch. Single day registration is $50 per day, and BQA classes and dinner prices are separate.

Registration forms, due Nov. 15, are available online at For more information contact Karla Wilke at 308-632-1245 or

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