The 2007 Eastern Nebraska Cattlemen's Expo is Jan. 13 at the Around The Bend Steakhouse in South Bend, NE. The free program runs 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and is sponsored by the Cass-Otoe County Cattlemen, Nebraska Cattlemen and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Topics of discussion include heifer-development programs utilizing distiller's grain, handling and storage of distiller's grain, and the benefits and challenges of using distiller's grains in feedlot diets. Presenters will also provide updates on Nebraska biodiesel and ethanol initiatives, as well as legislative issues.

No registration required. For more info, contact Rod Keil at 402-298-8574 or
-- Joe Roybal