The University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension is offering a home-study course in beef cattle production. The course is designed to help participants understand management techniques and programs that match their beef production goals. Lessons emphasize rumen function, feed testing, use of by-products and alternative feeds, use of minerals, reproduction, animal breeding, and other topics. The Beef Basics Home Study Course is intended for producers, feed consultants, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the beef industry. More information about the course is available at http://beefbasics.unl.edu/.