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Ec86-1548 Common Insect Pests Of Trees In The Great Plains, Mary Ellen Dix, Judith E. Pasek, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale Jul 2015

Ec86-1548 Common Insect Pests Of Trees In The Great Plains, Mary Ellen Dix, Judith E. Pasek, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale

Judith E Pasek

This publication was developed by entomologists on the Pest Management Task Force of the Great Plains Agricultural Council Forestry Committee to provide the public and professionals with information needed to identify and manage common insect pests of trees in the Great Plains. It is designed for those with no formal training in entomology and is not intended to summarize everything known about a particular insect.


Ec00-1207 Growing Onions, Shallots, And Chives, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges, Loren J. Giesler Sep 2012

Ec00-1207 Growing Onions, Shallots, And Chives, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges, Loren J. Giesler

Laurie Hodges

The common onion (Allium cepa) is the most popular and widely grown Allium in Nebraska home gardens. Many members of the onion family (Alliaceae) are used in flower gardens because of their interesting flowers and foliage, but here we're going to focus on the onion as a vegetable crop. This publication will discuss the different types of onions and how to grow onions from onion sets, plants, transplants, and seed. It will cover the different cultivars found here in Nebraska, the nutrition, fertilizing, harvesting, curing and storing of onions.


Ec96-142 Crp Land Use Guide (Conservation Reserve Program), Douglas Anderson Mar 2012

Ec96-142 Crp Land Use Guide (Conservation Reserve Program), Douglas Anderson

Douglas Anderson

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts held by Nebraska producers will begin to expire in 1996. Thousands of acres of grassland will be eligible for haying, grazing or to be returned to other uses. Land-use decisions made by owners and operators will impact the economic viability and long-term productivity of individual farms, as well as the region as a whole. The intent of the CRP Land Use Guide is not to provide all the asnwers - in many instances we don't even know the questions. It is however, intended to provide an outline of the key issues you will face when ...


Ec98-899 Sorghum Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska Dec 2009

Ec98-899 Sorghum Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following publication contains the sorghum basis patterns for several towns in Nebraska. Price information was collected through surveys, newspapers, electronic media, etc. The listing includes towns representative of different geographic locations in Nebraska. The amount of data varies among locations. This publication will be updated each year by adding a year's data to each locations. This allows the user to observe the changing of basis patterns over time.


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.


Ec05-835 Hedging And Basis Considerations For Feeder Cattle Livestock Risk Protection Insurance, Darrell R. Mark Jan 2005

Ec05-835 Hedging And Basis Considerations For Feeder Cattle Livestock Risk Protection Insurance, Darrell R. Mark

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) Insurance for feeder cattle is a price-risk management tool available to feeder cattle producers with cattle in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. LRP indemnifies against declines in feeder cattle sales prices, as determined by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Feeder Cattle Can Index, which represents a national average cash feeder steer price.

This extension circular examines historical LRP basis and demonstrates its use in hedgling with LRP.


Ec05-883 Crop And Livestock Prices For Nebraska Producers, 1960-2005, Darrell R. Mark, Dillon Feuz, Brad Heinrichs Jan 2005

Ec05-883 Crop And Livestock Prices For Nebraska Producers, 1960-2005, Darrell R. Mark, Dillon Feuz, Brad Heinrichs

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This report contains historical price data for the major crops and livestock commodities produced in Nebraska. Prices received by producers are reported for 1960-2005 for most of the commodities.

The data was compiled from Nebraska Agricultural Statistics Service and Agricultural Prices, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA; Oil Crops Situation and Outlook, Economic Research Service, USDA; Cotton and Wool Outlook, Economic Research Service, USDA; and Livestock and Grain Market News, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. Sources of prices for each commodity are indicated on the tables.


Ec05-774 Recommendations For Harvesting Dry Edible Beans With The John Deere Walker Series Combine, John E. Watkins Jan 2005

Ec05-774 Recommendations For Harvesting Dry Edible Beans With The John Deere Walker Series Combine, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Maximum combine performance — characterized by low mechanical seed damage, low field loss, and high field capacity — requires optimization of combine equipment, combine adjustments, and field operating practices. This Extension Circular provides information to maximize performance of the John Deere Walker Series combine in dry edible beans in typical western Nebraska field conditions. These recommendations are presented in three sections, covering initial to more advanced assessments and adjustments.


Ec05-838 Alternative Crop Budgets And Decision Making, Paul Burgener, David D. Baltensperger, Dillon M. Feuz Jan 2005

Ec05-838 Alternative Crop Budgets And Decision Making, Paul Burgener, David D. Baltensperger, Dillon M. Feuz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The Nebraska Panhandle presents many unique opportunities for agricultural producers interested in alternative crops. Traditional crops grown in the area are sugarbeets, dry edible beans, alfalfa hay, and corn on irrigated acres and wheat on dryland acres.

The goal of this publication is to provide producers with information that can be used to estimate the production costs for alternative crops.


Ec05-773 Recommendations For Harvesting Dry Edible Beans With The John Deere Sts Series Combine, John A. Smith Jan 2005

Ec05-773 Recommendations For Harvesting Dry Edible Beans With The John Deere Sts Series Combine, John A. Smith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Maximum combine performance — characterized by low mechanical seed damage, low field loss, and high field capacity — requires optimization of combine equipment, combine adjustments, and field operating practices. This Extension Circular provides information to maximize performance of the John Deere STS series combine in dry edible beans in typical western Nebraska field conditions. These recommendations are presented in three sections, covering initial to more advanced assessments and adjustments.


Ec05-1573 Corn Insects Ii, Robert J. Wright, Terry A. Devries, James A. Kalisch Jan 2005

Ec05-1573 Corn Insects Ii, Robert J. Wright, Terry A. Devries, James A. Kalisch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular covers information on Nebraska corn insects identification and management. These include: Western corn rootworm, Northern corn rootworm, seed corn maggot, wireworm, Southern corn leaf beetle, corn leaf aphid, twospotted spider mite, Banks grass mite, corn flea beetle, white grub, annual grub, three year grub, seed corn beetle, and chinch bug.


Ec05-1572 Corn Insects I, Robert J. Wright, Terry A. Devries, James A. Kalisch Jan 2005

Ec05-1572 Corn Insects I, Robert J. Wright, Terry A. Devries, James A. Kalisch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular covers the identification and management of Nebraska corn insects. These include: European corn borer, Western bean cutworm, corn earworm, armyworm, fall armyworm, common stalk borer, and black cutworm.


Ec05-1894 Dry Bean Disease Profiles Ii: Fungal Root Rot And Wilt Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2005

Ec05-1894 Dry Bean Disease Profiles Ii: Fungal Root Rot And Wilt Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the fungal root rot and wilt diseases and symptoms of dry bean. These diseases include: fusarium root rot, rhizoctonia root rot, pythium root rot, fusariuim yellows, and white mold.


Ec05-1893 Dry Bean Disease Profiles I: Foliar And Bacterial Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jnenifer L. Chaky Jan 2005

Ec05-1893 Dry Bean Disease Profiles I: Foliar And Bacterial Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jnenifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the foliar and bacterial diseases and symptoms of dry bean. Diseases discussed include: bean common mosaic/bean yellow mosaic virus, rust, common blight, halo blight, brown spot, bacterial wilt.


Ec05-101 Spring Seed Guide, 2006, Lenis Alton Nelson, Bruce Anderson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2005

Ec05-101 Spring Seed Guide, 2006, Lenis Alton Nelson, Bruce Anderson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of variety and hybrid performance tests conducted by the Agronomy/Horticulture Department, the Northeast, West Central, and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers, the South Central Agricultural Laboratory as part of the University of Nebraska and University of Wyoming at Torrington. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec04-1570 Identification Of Structure-Invading Ants In Nebraska, Barbara P. Ogg, Vicki Jedlicka, Clyde Ogg, Shripat T. Kamble Jan 2004

Ec04-1570 Identification Of Structure-Invading Ants In Nebraska, Barbara P. Ogg, Vicki Jedlicka, Clyde Ogg, Shripat T. Kamble

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This extension circular covers the species, workers, and habits/management of one-node and two-node structure-invading ants in Nebraska. These ants include: black carpenter, "red" carpenter, field, small (false) honey, large yellow, odorous house, thief, pharaoh, little black, acrobat, pavement and big-headed ants.


Ec04-1890 Residential Turf Disease I, John E. Watkins Jan 2004

Ec04-1890 Residential Turf Disease I, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular identifies the disease and symptoms of residential turfgrasses in Nebraska. The list of diseases include: powdery mildew, summer patch, brown patch, rust diseases, dollar spot, leaf spot and melting out, and Curvularia leaf spot and blight.


Ec04-835 Hedging And Basis Considerations For Feeder Cattle Livestock Risk Protection Insurance, Darrell R. Mark Jan 2004

Ec04-835 Hedging And Basis Considerations For Feeder Cattle Livestock Risk Protection Insurance, Darrell R. Mark

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) insurnace for feeder cattle is a price-risk management tool initially offered in June 2003 to feeder cattle producers in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

This extension circular examines historical LRP basia dn demonstrates its use in hedging with LRP.


Ec04-442 Adjusting Recipes To Meet Dietary Guidelines, Georgia Jones, Julie A. Albrecht, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 2004

Ec04-442 Adjusting Recipes To Meet Dietary Guidelines, Georgia Jones, Julie A. Albrecht, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

You may be one of millions of Americans trying to make some eating adjustments and finding time-honored traditions and habits get in the way. Possible and acceptable changes take time and consideration and should focus on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

This Extension Circular provides tips to help make the Dietary Guidelines work for you by adjusting recipes for some of the foods you prepare at home.


Ec04-103 Fall Seed Guide, 2004, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall Jan 2004

Ec04-103 Fall Seed Guide, 2004, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

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


Ec04-1759 Nebraska Register Of Champion Trees 2004, Scott J. Josiah, Christine Meyer Jan 2004

Ec04-1759 Nebraska Register Of Champion Trees 2004, Scott J. Josiah, Christine Meyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska is famous for its sports champions, but how about Champion Trees? While Nebraska is considered a "prairie state," trees have always played a prominent role in the quality of life in Nebraska. Native trees were used to build the first pioneer homes, to heat them and protect them from wind. They provide beauty, wildlife, habitat, protection from wind and blowing snow, cleaner air and water and many other benefits.

The Nebraska Champion Tree Register helps to remind us of the contribution trees make to the quality of our lives, and to celebrate the beauty, mystery, inspiration and sense of ...


Ec03-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests, 2003, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall Jan 2003

Ec03-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests, 2003, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department and the South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboratories. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service. Tests were supported in part by fees paid by commercial seed companies and the Nebraska Wheat Board.


Ec03-1889 Wheat Disease Profiles Ii, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1889 Wheat Disease Profiles Ii, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular cover the diseases and symptoms of wheat in Nebraska. The listed diseases include: loose smut, common bunt, stinking smut, erot, black point, take-all, cephalosporium stripe, black chaff, powdery mildew, high plains disease.


Ec03-1888 Ear Rots And Grain Molds Of Corn, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1888 Ear Rots And Grain Molds Of Corn, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular covers the ear rots and grain molds of corn in Nebraska. The diseases listed include: grain molds, Gibberella ear rot, Fusarium kernel or ear rot, red streak, Penicillium ear rot, Aspergillus ear or kernel rot, blue eye, Diplodia ear rot, and Nigrospora ear rot.


Ec03-1884 Wheat Disease Profiles I, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1884 Wheat Disease Profiles I, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular covers the disease and symptoms of wheat in Nebraska. The diseases listed are: barley yellow dwarf, soil-borne wheat mosaic, wheat streak mosaic, leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, tan spot, septoria leaf blotch, common root rot, crown rot, Fusarium head blight (scab).


Ec03-883 Crop And Livestock Prices For Nebraska Producers, 1960-2003, Darrell R. Mark, Dillon Feuz, Roger Selley, Tina N. Barrett Jan 2003

Ec03-883 Crop And Livestock Prices For Nebraska Producers, 1960-2003, Darrell R. Mark, Dillon Feuz, Roger Selley, Tina N. Barrett

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This report contains historical price data for the major crops and livestock commodities produced in Nebraska. Prices received by producers are reported for 1960-2002 for most of the commodities.

The data was compiled from Nebraska Agricultural Statistics Services and Agricultural Prices, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA; Oil Crops Situation and Outlook, Economic Research Service, USDA; Cotton and Wool Outlook, Economic Research Service, USDA; and Livestock and Grain Market News, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. Sources of prices for each commodity are indicated on the tables.


Ec03-1885 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles I: Fungal Root Rots, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1885 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles I: Fungal Root Rots, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color discusses the disease and symptoms of sugarbeet. These diseases include: seedling diseases (Phoma betae, Pythium ultimum, P. aphanidermatum, Rhizoctonia solani, Aphanomyces cochlioides), Aphanomyces root rot (A. cochlioides), Rhizoctonia root rot (R. solani), Pytihum root rot (P. aphanidermatum) and Fusarium yellows (F. oxysporum f. sp. betae).


Ec03-1887 Alfalfa Disease Profiles, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, James P. Stack, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1887 Alfalfa Disease Profiles, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, James P. Stack, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the diseases and symptoms of alfalfa. The diseases discussed here include: rust, anthracnose, stemphylium leaf spot, downy mildew, common leaf spot, spring black stem, summer black stem, stem nematode, seedling blights, phytophthora root rot, alfalfa mosaic, crown rot, verticillium wilt, and violet root rot.


Ec03-1886 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles Ii: Foliar, Viral, And Nematode Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1886 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles Ii: Foliar, Viral, And Nematode Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publication profiles the foliar, viral, and nematode diseases of sugar beet. Diseases and their symptoms discussed are: Rhizomania; Foliar -- Cercospora Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew, Phoma Leaf Spot, Bacteral Leaf Spot; Beet Curly Top; Beet Soilborne Mosaic; Nematodse; False Root-Knot; Cyst; and Root-Knot.


Ec03-101 Nebraska Seed Guide, 2004, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2003

Ec03-101 Nebraska Seed Guide, 2004, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of corn hybrid performance tests conducted by the Agronomy/Horticulture Department and the Northeast, South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers of Nebraska and University of Wyoming at Torrington. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.