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2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane E. Reese Jan 2006

2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane E. Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. It deals with the results that were done in reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, genetics, economics and housing of swine.


2006 Beef Report Summaries, James Gosey Jan 2006

2006 Beef Report Summaries, James Gosey

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Reports on recent beef research are briefly summarized in this publication. Summaries of the research featured in the 2006 Beef Report appear here. Topics include cow-calf, growing, finishing and beef products.


G1279 Drinking Water: Nitrate-Nitrogen, Paul J. Jasa, Sharon O. Skipton, David L. Varner, Delynn Hay Jan 2006

G1279 Drinking Water: Nitrate-Nitrogen, Paul J. Jasa, Sharon O. Skipton, David L. Varner, Delynn Hay

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses practices recommended to manage nitrate-nitrogen in a domestic water supply.

Nitrogen is essential for all living things as it is an essential component of protein. Nitrogen exists in the environment in many forms and changes forms as it moves through the nitrogen cycle. However, excessive concentrations of nitrate-nitrogen in drinking water can be hazardous to health, especially for infants and pregnant women. This publication encompasses sources of nitrate in drinking water, indications of nitrate, potential health effects, testing and interpreting test results, and options for treatment.


2006 Guide For Weed Management In Nebraska, Mark L. Bernards Jan 2006

2006 Guide For Weed Management In Nebraska, Mark L. Bernards

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

2006 Guide for Weed Management in Nebraska. Includes special sections on weed control in corn, soybean, wheat, other small grains, sorghum, turfgrass, and alternative crops. Also includes sections on integrated weed management, classificationof herbicides by mode and site of action and chemical family, herbicide application and sprayer recommendations, weed response ratings to specific herbicides, herbicide hazards, herbicide safety and herbicide resistance, weed management in herbicide-resistant crops and Nebraska noxious weeds.


2006 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part I, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2006

2006 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part I, H. Douglas Jose

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into two parts: Part I includes spring and summer operations, including planting and small grains harvest, and in Part II information about fall and miscellaneous operations.


2006 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2006

2006 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, H. Douglas Jose

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into two parts: Part I includes spring and summer operations, including planting and small grains harvest, and in Part II information about fall and miscellaneous operations.


La Rabia En Nebraska, David R. Smith, Annette K. Bredthauer Jan 2006

La Rabia En Nebraska, David R. Smith, Annette K. Bredthauer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska experimenta actualmente un brote de rabia en animales después de muchos años en los que ocurrieron pocos casos. El último brote de rabia en el estado llegó al máximo en 1981 con casi 200 casos de animales diagnosticados ese año. Después de pasar muchos años en los que ocurrieron pocos casos, muchas personas han ignorado esta enfermedad mortal. Esta edición de NebFact describe la rabia en los animales y explica cómo las personas pueden protegerse de la rabia, así como proteger a sus mascotas o ganado de exhibición.


Ec06-103 Fall Seed Guide, 2007, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Bruce Anderson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Jerry Nachtman Jan 2006

Ec06-103 Fall Seed Guide, 2007, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Bruce Anderson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Jerry Nachtman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboratories and the South Central Ag Laboratory. Conduct of experiments and publications of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


G06-1033 It's Snack Time, Linda S. Boeckner, Karen Schledewitz Jan 2006

G06-1033 It's Snack Time, Linda S. Boeckner, Karen Schledewitz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Snacks are the foods we eat outside of a more structured meal setting. Snacking can be a part of a healthy eating plan or it can be a harmful habit. The difference between harmful and healthy snacking is up to you. Think about what, when, how often and how much you eat snacks.

In this NebGuide, learn how snacks affect your overall diet and how to select healthful snacks that meet your dietary needs.


Ec06-219 2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2006

Ec06-219 2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2006 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


2006 Beef Cattle Report, Dennis R. Brink Jan 2006

2006 Beef Cattle Report, Dennis R. Brink

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication was prepared by the Animal Science staff, research technicians, unit managers, and crew involved in research programs at various locations across Nebraska. It deals with the results that were done in cow/calf, growing, beef feedlot (finishing) and beef products research.


Ec798 Residential On-Site Wastewater Treatment: An Overview, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Sharon Skipton Jan 2006

Ec798 Residential On-Site Wastewater Treatment: An Overview, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Answers for homeowners, realtors and lenders about residential on-site wastewater treatment systems.

This publication will answer many questions that homeowners, potential homeowners, realtors and lenders have about residential on-site wastewater treatment systems. Information is based on Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality's "Title 124: Rules and Regulations for the Design, Operation and Maintenance of On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems.


Ec06-155 Nutrient Management For Agronomic Crops In Nebraska, Richard B. Ferguson Jan 2006

Ec06-155 Nutrient Management For Agronomic Crops In Nebraska, Richard B. Ferguson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska is blessed with fertile soil and vast supplies of groundwater which combine to create an environment well-suited to the production of corn, wheat, grain sorghum, alfalfa, edible beans, and other agronomic crops used for human or animal consumption.

This manual is a guide to nutrient use from all sources for the production of Nebraska's major agronomic crops: corn, winter wheat, grain sorghum, oats, alfalfa, dry edible beans, soybean, sugar beets, popcorn, sunflower, millet, potatoes, and cool and warm season grasses for hay and pasture. Part I of the manual contains information focusing on basic principles of soil fertility ...


Blue Mustard Control, Drew J. Lyon, Robert N. Klein, Robert G. Wilson Jan 2006

Blue Mustard Control, Drew J. Lyon, Robert N. Klein, Robert G. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Blue mustard is a troublesome weed in winter wheat and alfalfa in central and western Nebraska. This NebGuide discusses methods of control.

Blue mustard [Chorispora tenella (Pallas) D.C.] was introduced into the United States from Siberia in 1929 and was first reported in Lewiston, Idaho. It was identified in Keith County, Nebraska in 1953. Blue mustard is a winter annual weed, with seed germinating in late summer and fall. The plant overwinters as a rosette. The flower stalk usually elongates, a process known as bolting, in March. With mild February weather, bolting may occur in early March. Cold weather ...