Calendar and Location

2021 Nebraska Ranch Practicum dates will be added soon. If you have any questions please contact Troy Walz at troy.walz@unl.edu.

The first and last sessions will be held in North Platte, NE. 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.

  • June 8, 2020 (Monday)- WCREC, North Platte, NE
  • June 9, 2020 (Tuesday)- GSL, Whitman, NE
  • July 9, 2020 (Thursday)- GSL
  • September 2, 2020 (Wednesday)- GSL
  • September 3, 2020 (Thursday)- GSL
  • November 12, 2020 (Thursday)- GSL
  • January 13, 2021 (Wednesday)- GSL
  • January 14, 2021 (Thursday)- WCREC

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

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"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