Calendar and Location

The first and last sessions will be held at University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte. All other sessions will be located at the University of Nebraska, Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL), a 12,800 acre working ranch with research and education facilities.

  • Tuesday, January 9, 2024, GSL
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024, North Platte, NE

Attendance at all sessions is important because of the sequential nature of the curriculum. Participants must attend at least 6 of the 8 sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion.




"Coming from an ecological background,
the class provided me with a better understanding of Sandhills
ranching and livestock needs that I will be able to use in the future."

-Jayne Jonas, The Nature Conservancy