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1992

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Nf92-88 Nebraska Solar Energy Companies, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1992

Nf92-88 Nebraska Solar Energy Companies, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Energy conservation measures are the first step that most households can make to reduce their contribution to the energy glut. For people interested in more significant changes using solar energy is one alternative. This NebFact identifies Nebraska firms that either manufacture or distribute solar energy equipment.


Nf92-60 Feeding The Club Calf Properly, Scott Brady, Rick Stock, Doyle Wolverton Jan 1992

Nf92-60 Feeding The Club Calf Properly, Scott Brady, Rick Stock, Doyle Wolverton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact suggests a set of diets for club calves.


Nf92-101 Marriage Burnout, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1992

Nf92-101 Marriage Burnout, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Marriage burnout, while painful, can give a couple the chance to examine their marriage and provide a trigger for growth. The couple who learns to cope with it often emerges with an even better, richer, more exciting marriage.


Nf92-72 Nutrition And The Athlete: Fluid Replacements, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-72 Nutrition And The Athlete: Fluid Replacements, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Of all nutritional concerns for athletes the most critical is proper fluid hydration. One of the key functions of fluid for the athlete is for body temperature control. Lack of this element above all others can hinder performance and lead to more serious complications.


Nf92-63 Cholesterol In Your Blood, Harriet Kohn, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-63 Cholesterol In Your Blood, Harriet Kohn, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses blood cholesterol.


Nf92-61 Fats In The Diet, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-61 Fats In The Diet, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the nutritive value of fats.


Nf92-102 Turkey Basics, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1992

Nf92-102 Turkey Basics, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the handling and cooking of turkey.


Nf92-99 Emergency Food Safety, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1992

Nf92-99 Emergency Food Safety, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers suggestions for saving food after natural disasters.


Nf92-54 Let's Talk About Handling Stress, Pat Steffens Jan 1992

Nf92-54 Let's Talk About Handling Stress, Pat Steffens

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

You need stress in your life! Does that surprise you? Perhaps so, but it is true. Without stress, life would be dull and unexciting. Stress adds flavor, challenge, and opportunity to life. Too much stress, however, can seriously affect your physical and mental well-being. A major challenge in this stress-filled world of today is to make the stress in your life work for you instead of against you.


Nf92-69 Selected Vegetable Cultivars For Nebraska, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges Jan 1992

Nf92-69 Selected Vegetable Cultivars For Nebraska, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides information about cultivars of garden vegetables available to grow in Nebraska.


Nf92-67 Nutrition And The Athlete: Weight Control For Wrestlers, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-67 Nutrition And The Athlete: Weight Control For Wrestlers, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The American College of Sports Medicine warns that weight cutting through a combination of food restriction, fluid deprivation and dehydration can be harmful Restrictions of food and/or fluid can hinder normal growth and development in young athletes, impair performance, and endanger the wrestler's health. Coaches and trainers must consider the long-term needs of their student athletes.


Nf92-74 Nutrition And The Athlete: Protein Needs, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-74 Nutrition And The Athlete: Protein Needs, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following information explores some of the misconceptions about athletes' protein needs. In spite of current knowledge about protein use in the body, there is still an improper belief that protein supplements will result in a more well-muscled and efficient body. Please read on for an update on protein needs for athletes.


G92-1090 Black Dot Disease Of Potato, Alexander D. Pavlista, Eric D. Kerr, Robert B. O'Keefe Jan 1992

G92-1090 Black Dot Disease Of Potato, Alexander D. Pavlista, Eric D. Kerr, Robert B. O'Keefe

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The cause, symptom, disease cycle, influencing factors, effects and control of black dot are described. Black dot of potato, a disease caused by the fungus Colletotrichum coccodes, was recognized in Australia and Europe, then was observed and described in Canada in 1921. Since then this disease has spread to many potato production areas of the United States; its occurrence was first reported in Nebraska in 1988. In the past few years, black dot has been recognized on infected potato tissue from several areas of the state. The increased incidence of black dot in Nebraska may have been favored by high ...


Nf92-106 Reference Material For Commercial Vegetable Producers And Extension Agents, Laurie Hodges Jan 1992

Nf92-106 Reference Material For Commercial Vegetable Producers And Extension Agents, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives you information on reference material for commercial vegetable producers and Extension Agents.


Nf92-105 Sources Of Information On Herb Production And Marketing, Laurie Hodges Jan 1992

Nf92-105 Sources Of Information On Herb Production And Marketing, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives you information on herb production and marketing sources.


Nf92-59 Radon Reduction In New Home Construction, Ruth Stephens, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1992

Nf92-59 Radon Reduction In New Home Construction, Ruth Stephens, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Radon may cause serious health dangers and homeowners are encouraged to test their homes for radon levels.


Ec92-1245 Buffalograss: A Warm-Season Native Grass For Turf, S.A. Deshazer, Terrance P. Riordan, Frederick P. Baxendale, Roch E. Gaussoin Jan 1992

Ec92-1245 Buffalograss: A Warm-Season Native Grass For Turf, S.A. Deshazer, Terrance P. Riordan, Frederick P. Baxendale, Roch E. Gaussoin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Buffalograss is a native grass species which has prospered on the Great Plains for centuries. Both cyclic and prolonged droughts have challenged it to evolve water use efficiency and sod forming ability. People are considering this short, fine-leaved prairie grass for an ecologically sound and energy efficient turf.


G92-1103 White Mold Of Dry Beans, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz, Eric D. Kerr Jan 1992

G92-1103 White Mold Of Dry Beans, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz, Eric D. Kerr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

White mold symptoms, infection and control are covered here.

One of the most important diseases affecting dry beans in western Nebraska and Colorado is white mold caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. In a recent year, losses from this disease averaged as high as 20 percent, with a few individual field losses exceeding 65 percent.


Nf92-93 Clothing Labels, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-93 Clothing Labels, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses clothing care labels.


Nf92-70 Emergency Flood Information: Salvaging Damaged Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-70 Emergency Flood Information: Salvaging Damaged Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses care for items of clothing damaged by flooding.


G92-1124 Converting Center Pivot Sprinkler Packages: System Considerations, Joel E. Cahoon, Norman Klocke, William L. Kranz Jan 1992

G92-1124 Converting Center Pivot Sprinkler Packages: System Considerations, Joel E. Cahoon, Norman Klocke, William L. Kranz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide points out some of the system-oriented factors that should be considered when changing sprinkler packages on a center pivot irrigation system. Irrigators using existing center pivots may be interested in changing sprinkler packages for a number of reasons: to take advantage of new sprinkler technology, to overcome a poor design on the original package, to reduce energy requirements, or simply to replace worn sprinklers on an older machine.


G92-1107 Elm Leaf Beetle, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale, James A. Kalisch Jan 1992

G92-1107 Elm Leaf Beetle, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale, James A. Kalisch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

History, identification, and indoor and outdoor control of the elm leaf beetle are discussed.

The elm leaf beetle is an imported pest, first found in the United States in 1834. Common throughout Nebraska, it is almost exclusively a pest of elms, including the American, Siberian and other varieties. Japanese Zelkova is also readily attacked. Adults (beetles) vary in color from yellow to olive green, and have a black stripe near the outside of each wing cover. They can be confused with other beetles of similar appearance (western corn rootworm, striped cucumber beetle), but they are distinctive in that they occur ...


G92-1095 Equine Internal Parasites, Don Hudson, Dale Grotelueschen, Duane Rice Jan 1992

G92-1095 Equine Internal Parasites, Don Hudson, Dale Grotelueschen, Duane Rice

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Effective control programs for equine internal parasites.

All horses have internal parasites. Ninety percent of all the colic cases may be related to blood vessel damage caused by the migrating larvae of Strongylus vulgaris (blood worms). Fifty percent of the deaths in horses may be related to internal parasites.

Internal parasites have adapted themselves to the internal environment of their host animal and have become host-specific. Horse parasites can only exist in horses and cattle parasites only in cattle. If a cow eats the eggs or larvae of a horse parasite (or vice versa), the life cycle of the parasite ...


G92-1094 Controlling External Swine Parasites, John B. Campbell, Barbara Straw Jan 1992

G92-1094 Controlling External Swine Parasites, John B. Campbell, Barbara Straw

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Mixing, safety, restrictions, and precautions for insecticides used to control external swine parasites.

Hog Lice and Mange Mites

External parasites of swine include the hog louse and two species of mange mites (the common itch mite and the less common hog follicle mite). Excessive scratching and rubbing by pigs nearly always indicate an infestation of hog lice or mange mites.

Hog lice and mange mites infest a high percentage of swine slaughtered at Midwest slaughter plants.


Nf92-82 Gypsy Moth, Mark Harrell, Frederick Baxendale Jan 1992

Nf92-82 Gypsy Moth, Mark Harrell, Frederick Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses gypsy moths.


Nf92-53 European Corn Borer Injury To Peppers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Laurie Hodges Jan 1992

Nf92-53 European Corn Borer Injury To Peppers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses European corn borer injury to peppers.


Nf92-80 General And Specialty Mail-Order Seed Sources, Susan Schoneweis Jan 1992

Nf92-80 General And Specialty Mail-Order Seed Sources, Susan Schoneweis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is a list of seed companies which carry vegetable seeds or plants.


Nf92-104 Post-Harvest Handling Of Commercial Vegetable Crops -- Resource List, Laurie Hodges Jan 1992

Nf92-104 Post-Harvest Handling Of Commercial Vegetable Crops -- Resource List, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives a resource list for post-harvest handling of commercial vegetable crops.


Nf92-56 Selecting A Lawn Care Company, John C. Fech, Keith Niemann, Roch Gaussoin Jan 1992

Nf92-56 Selecting A Lawn Care Company, John C. Fech, Keith Niemann, Roch Gaussoin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides criteria for selecting a lawn care company.


Nf92-58 Radon Reduction In Residences, Ruth Stephens, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1992

Nf92-58 Radon Reduction In Residences, Ruth Stephens, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the danger of radon in residences.