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.

2024-2025 Dates

June 4, 2024, North Platte
June 5, 2024, Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL), Whitman
July 10, 2024, GSL
September 4 - 5, 2024, GSL
November 7, 2024, GSL
January 7, 2025, GSL
January 8, 2025, North Platte

2023-2024 Dates

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