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Cattle Edge Webinar: Costs and Benefits of Feed Analysis and Crop Residue Management

November 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cattle Edge Webinar – Tuesday, November 10  7:00 pm

Costs and Benefits of Feed Analysis and Crop Residue Management with Ward Laboratories

Join us for this producer education webinar.

  • Examine how crop residue removal impacts soil health
  • Inspect the true cost of baling crop residues including the often overlooked piece: nutrient removal
  • Considerations for grazing crop residues including
    • compaction
    • nitrates
    • meeting animal nutrient requirements


Rebecca Kern, MS, Professional Animal Scientist

As Ward Laboratories’ Animal Scientist, she reviews feed and forage data for quality and accuracy, promotes our feed testing department and consults with livestock producers among other duties. Rebecca earned her Master of Animal Nutrition at the University of Wyoming working on a collaborative project with the US Meat Animal Research Center studying beef feed efficiency. Upon completion of the maters program she worked at USMARC for 2 years as a research technician and has experience working with beef cattle and swine.

Terry Buettner, Account Development and Agronomy Support Manager

Terry has several years of experience as an Ag Producer. For 34 years he has been raising corn, soybeans, alfalfa, small grains and forages in the Kearney area. He is also a cow calf producer with a commercial herd and purebred Simmental seedstock operation. Terry earned his B.S. Business Administration with an economics minor from University of Nebraska-Kearney, 1983. He joined Ward Laboratories Inc in 2017.


For questions on the program contact:

Hannah Dorn




November 10, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm