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Our Relationship....And Parenting Through Conflict, Kathy Bosch Jan 2002

Our Relationship....And Parenting Through Conflict, Kathy Bosch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Even the most compatible, passionate, energetic and loving couple will have conflict at times. Conflict itself is not bad.


Our Relationship....Making It Stronger, Kathy Bosch Jan 2002

Our Relationship....Making It Stronger, Kathy Bosch

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Today, most individuals want respect, commitment, passion, friendship, companionship, sexual gratification and probably more from their marriage partner.


Nf539 Yield Suppressions Of Glyphosate-Resistant (Roundup Ready) Soybeans, Roger Wesley Elmore, Fred W. Roeth, Charles A. Shapiro, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alex Martin, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Robert N. Klein Jan 2002

Nf539 Yield Suppressions Of Glyphosate-Resistant (Roundup Ready) Soybeans, Roger Wesley Elmore, Fred W. Roeth, Charles A. Shapiro, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alex Martin, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Robert N. Klein

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Research description and results of testing for effect of glyphosate herbicide application and the effect of the glyphosate-resistant gene in soybean production. Glyphosate is a popular postemergence herbicide. Glyphosate-resistant soybean technology is gaining acceptance in Nebraska and in U.S. cropping systems; however, potential yield suppression from either genetic differences among varieties, the glyphosate-resistant gene/gene insertion process, or glyphosate is a concern. The first of these could contribute to a yield lag; the latter two could contribute to a yield drag. Research Goals We designed experiments to test for both elements of yield drag: the effect of glyphosate herbicide ...


Ec02-1565 Biology And Management Of Potato Insects, Robert J. Wright, Gary L. Hein, W. Wyatt Hoback, Alexander D. Pavlista Jan 2002

Ec02-1565 Biology And Management Of Potato Insects, Robert J. Wright, Gary L. Hein, W. Wyatt Hoback, Alexander D. Pavlista

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A variety of insects can damage potatoes in Nebraska. Insects may feed directly on the tubers and damage the harvestable crop, or they may indirectly damage the crop by feeding on leaves or stems. If severe enough, indirect damage may reduce harvestable yield and quality. Insect feeding also may be important because some insects (e.g., aphids) may transmit plant diseases such as viruses when they feed, or others (e.g., psyllids) may inject toxins. This publication reviews the identification, biology, and management of common insect pests of potatoes in Nebraska. The basis for a successful integrated pest management (IPM ...


Nf543 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2002

Nf543 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas, Robert M. Harveson

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The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) ranks among the world’s three most important pulse (legume) crops. It is an important source of protein in many parts of central Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean and among the food legumes, is the most effective in reducing blood cholesterol levels.


2002 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane E. Reese Jan 2002

2002 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane E. Reese

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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, economics and housing of swine.


Ec02-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2002

Ec02-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall

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This circular is a progress report of corn hybrid performance tests conducted by the Agronomy Department and the Northeast, South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research 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. Tests were supported in part by fees paid by hybrid seed corn producers.


G02-1463 Indoor Air Qualitiy: Know The Asthma Triggers In The Home, Shirley Niemeyer, Sharon Skipton Jan 2002

G02-1463 Indoor Air Qualitiy: Know The Asthma Triggers In The Home, Shirley Niemeyer, Sharon Skipton

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This publication discusses asthma triggers sometimes found in the home and possible solutions. It is intended to help manage and reduce possible indoor triggers. Medical professionals should be consulted first and their recommendations followed.

Asthma, a serious lung disease, is the leading cause of long-term illness in children. Asthma affects 112,100 Nebraskans, of whom 75,000 are adults, and 37,100 are youth (1998), and is on the rise. While the U.S. death rate has decreased since 1993, Nebraska's rate has increased to second highest in the nation. The highest death rate is among blacks, females and ...


G02-1482 Guidelines For A Non-Fasting Feeding Program For The Molting Of Laying Hens, Sheila E. Scheideler, Mary M. Beck Jan 2002

G02-1482 Guidelines For A Non-Fasting Feeding Program For The Molting Of Laying Hens, Sheila E. Scheideler, Mary M. Beck

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Laying hens are molted at the end of one laying cycle (i.e. one year) to induce a cessation of lay and rejuvenation of the reproductive tract and skeleton for a second cycle of egg production. This is based on the natural molting process that wild birds undergo annually and traditionally it has been induced by fasting the hens for a short period of time. This NebGuide offers guidance on non-fasting feeding program for the molting of laying hens.


Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox

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When disciplining children, focusing on "Do" is more effective than focusing on "Don't." This publications gives examples how negative statements can be turned into positive ones.


Ec02-178 Precision Agriculture: On-The-Go Vehicle-Based Soil Sensors, Viacheslav I. Adamchuk, Paul J. Jasa Jan 2002

Ec02-178 Precision Agriculture: On-The-Go Vehicle-Based Soil Sensors, Viacheslav I. Adamchuk, Paul J. Jasa

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Imagine that you are entering an unknown field and would like to estimate the productivity of the unfamiliar soil. You may pick up a handful of soil to evaluate its color and texture. You also can feel how difficult it is to break a clod apart, roll it into a ball or press out a ribbon. After repeating this procedure at different field locations, soil depths and times, you get a feeling of both spatial and temporal soil variability. Some of this variability can explain the non-uniformity of crop yield. If you collect soil samples and send them to a ...


G02-1464 West Nile Virus - Getting Prepared, Grasso M. Ebako, Sheila Scheideler, Wayne Kramer, Ron J. Johnson, David R. Smith, Del Wilmot, David J. Steffen Jan 2002

G02-1464 West Nile Virus - Getting Prepared, Grasso M. Ebako, Sheila Scheideler, Wayne Kramer, Ron J. Johnson, David R. Smith, Del Wilmot, David J. Steffen

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This NebGuide provides background information and answers to commonly asked questions about this disease. West Nile Virus is spread by mosquitoes and affects birds (mostly Corvidae such as crows, blue jays and magpies), horses, and people. As West Nile Virus appears in neighboring states, the threat of diagnosing a case in Nebraska becomes more likely.


G02-1465 Crop Water Use In Western Nebraska, C. Dean Yonts Jan 2002

G02-1465 Crop Water Use In Western Nebraska, C. Dean Yonts

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Whether your water originates from the ground or the river, water for irrigation is becoming limited due to diminishing supplies and increasing environmental needs. In many areas of the Nebraska Panhandle, groundwater levels are dropping due to over development of the aquifers. In river valleys, water shortages occur during periods of drought.

This NebGuide provides information on average weekly crop water use values for the major crops grown in western Nebraska. The information is best used for planning decisions before the season begins or for long term irrigation system planning.


Ec02-179 Managing Livestock Manure To Protect Environmental Quality, Michael A. Reynolds, Brian L. Benham, Richard B. Ferguson, Christopher G. Henry, Charles A. Shapiro, James P. Stack, Charles S. Wortmann Jan 2002

Ec02-179 Managing Livestock Manure To Protect Environmental Quality, Michael A. Reynolds, Brian L. Benham, Richard B. Ferguson, Christopher G. Henry, Charles A. Shapiro, James P. Stack, Charles S. Wortmann

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This book covers the land application part of manure management. With increasing regulations, the livestock producer needs to understand the scientific principles that affect manure transformations and how to use these principles to manage the manure for maximum fertilizer value with minimal environmental impact. Improved land application of manure is one part of the solution, but we suggest that the producer evaluate the quantity of nutrients arriving on the farm as feed, animals, and fertilizer compared to the total that is exported. Achieving a nutrient balance will reduce potential environmental hazards often associated with animal agriculture.


Ec02-174 Leafy Spurge, Robert A. Masters, Brady F. Kappler Jan 2002

Ec02-174 Leafy Spurge, Robert A. Masters, Brady F. Kappler

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Leafy spurge is an invasive weed that infests over three million acres in the northern Great Plains and the prairie provinces of Canada. It is commonly found in rangelands, pastures, roadsides, rights-of-way, and woodlands. Leafy spurge can reduce rangeland and pasture carrying capacity by as much as 75 percent because it competes with forages and cattle avoid grazing areas infested with this weed. In North Dakota where leafy spurge infests about 900,000 acres, estimates of direct and indirect losses exceed $100 million each year. In Nebraska, the direct loss in forage value attributed to leafy spurge has been estimated ...


Ec02-171 Canada Thistle, Robert G. Wilson Jan 2002

Ec02-171 Canada Thistle, Robert G. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Canada thistle [Cirsium arvense (L) Scop.] is one of the seven species defined by Nebraska law as a noxious weed. At least 35 other states also have determined by law that Canada thistle poses a threat to the economic, social, and aesthetic well-being of the residents of their state. Canada thistle is probably the most widespread of all the thistle species and many land managers consider it the most difficult thistle to control. In Nebraska, Canada thistle is estimated to infest 460,000 acres.


Ec02-177 Purple Loosestrife, Stevan Z. Knezevic Jan 2002

Ec02-177 Purple Loosestrife, Stevan Z. Knezevic

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Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) is an introduced invasive weed that isover running thousands of acres of wetlands and waterways in the Midwest. Once purple loosestrife invades a wetland, natural habitat is lost and the productivity of native plant and animal communities is severely reduced. These losses in turn interfere with various levels of the ecosystem and area recreational activities such as fishing, boating and hunting, diminishing revenue from tourism and impairing the social and economic well being of local communities. A single control measure cannot provide long-term, sustainable control of this weed. An integrated approach, using a variety of mechanical ...


Ec02-219 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2002

Ec02-219 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2002 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.


Ec02-826 2002 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, H. Douglas Jose, Lydee Jo Brown Jan 2002

Ec02-826 2002 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, H. Douglas Jose, Lydee Jo Brown

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


G02-1445 Understanding Vaccines, Dicky D. Griffin, Steve Ensley, David R. Smith, Grant Dewell Jan 2002

G02-1445 Understanding Vaccines, Dicky D. Griffin, Steve Ensley, David R. Smith, Grant Dewell

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This NebGuide explains the basics of vaccine value, the differences between types of vaccines used in animals, and discusses vaccine selection and vaccination program development.

Vaccines are an important part of disease prevention and control. Like insurance, vaccines come at a cost, including the price of the vaccine, labor to administer the vaccine, localized tissue damage from vaccine injections, and increased metabolic demand of the animal causing potential performance loss during the time the animal is developing a proper immune response. The increased metabolic demand can cause the animal to look depressed and therefore may be confused with illness. This ...


G02-1443 Care Of Veterinary Vaccine Syringes, Dicky D. Griffin, Steve Ensley, David R. Smith, Grant Dewell, Marilyn Buhman Jan 2002

G02-1443 Care Of Veterinary Vaccine Syringes, Dicky D. Griffin, Steve Ensley, David R. Smith, Grant Dewell, Marilyn Buhman

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This NebGuide explains the basics of veterinary vaccine syringe cleaning and care.

Inadequately cleaned vaccine syringes are often responsible for localized infections associated with vaccination. Swellings around the injection site is common, especially when killed vaccines such as clostridial bacterins are given subcutaneously. Generally, these swellings can be considered good evidence that the animal is developing a proper immune response, but if the injection site swelling is greater than a small hen's egg, the swelling may be due to infection and should be examined.


Ec02-1883 Corn Disease Profiles, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2002

Ec02-1883 Corn Disease Profiles, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, four-color extension circular covers the many diseases of corn in Nebraska. It list and describes corn diseases such as: anthracnose, common smut, bacterial stalk rot and top rot, holcus spot, Stewart's Wilt, Goss's bacterial wilt and blight, common rust, southern rust, and gray leaf rust.


Ec02-830 Costs Of Cattle Fencing For Grazing Areas, Roger K. Wilson, Richard T. Clark Jan 2002

Ec02-830 Costs Of Cattle Fencing For Grazing Areas, Roger K. Wilson, Richard T. Clark

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This publication is an update to an earlier version: Livestock Fencing Cost and Information. Costs for fencing have increased since that time even though the fencing technology is similar.

This publication addresses only the cost of building fences. There are other considerations that may impact the final cost of a fencing project such as site preparation, removal of old fence, building new fences, new fence boundary surveys, and installation.


Ec02-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Pulse Crop Amaranth, Oat And Barley Variety Tests, 2002, Glen E. Frickel, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, Jack Cecil, James Hain, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Robert Heyduck Jan 2002

Ec02-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Pulse Crop Amaranth, Oat And Barley Variety Tests, 2002, Glen E. Frickel, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, Jack Cecil, James Hain, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Robert Heyduck

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of spring small grain trials grown throughout Nebraska, and proso, amaranth, sunflower, and pulse crop variety trials conducted by the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff, and the High Plains Agricultural Laboratory, Sidney. Conduct of the experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec02-106 Nebraska Grain Sorghum Hybrid Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, Roger Wesley Elmore, Robert N. Klein, David D. Baltensperger Jan 2002

Ec02-106 Nebraska Grain Sorghum Hybrid Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, Roger Wesley Elmore, Robert N. Klein, David D. Baltensperger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of grain sorghum trials conducted to obtain yield land other information for some of the hybrids being marketed. The 2002 season was the 45th year that private hybrids were included in these trials. Seed producers supported test through fee payments. Cooperating were the Agronomy Department and the South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec02-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, David P. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell Jan 2002

Ec02-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests, 2002, Lenis Alton Nelson, David P. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell

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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. The 2002 estimated winter wheat yield for Nebraska was a 32 bushels per acre from 1,450,000 harvested acres. The total production of winter wheat for the state ...


Cc02-428 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Diversified Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2002

Cc02-428 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Diversified Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose

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This publication is a case study of a diversified farm business plan. It covers the business organization; history and overview of operation; operation layout; mission statement and goals; strategic outlook; present business, legal and contractual situation; production, financial marketing, and personnel situations; job description, salary, benefits and labor training; and personnel summary.


Cc02-424 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study To Prepare A Grain Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2002

Cc02-424 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study To Prepare A Grain Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication is a case study on how to prepare a grain farm business plan. It covers the history and overview of the farming operation; the layout, mission statement and goals; strategic outlook; production situation and summary; financial situation and summary; marketing situation and plan; current personnel situation; job description, salary and benefits; labor and training goals; and personnel summary.


G02-1476 Prairie Dogs And Their Control, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Dallas Virchow, John Hobbs Jan 2002

G02-1476 Prairie Dogs And Their Control, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Dallas Virchow, John Hobbs

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Black-tailed prairie dogs are stocky, burrowing rodents that are members of the squirrel family. They are the only species of prairie dog native to Nebraska and they live across the western three-fourths of the state. They cause problems, however, when they conflict with livestock ranching and other land uses, or cause a threat to human health and safety.

This NebGuide provides information on the life history and legal status of black-tailed prairie dogs and prevention and control of the damage they can cause.


Drought-Stressed Corn, Thomas Dorn, Bruce Anderson, Richard J. Rasby Jan 2002

Drought-Stressed Corn, Thomas Dorn, Bruce Anderson, Richard J. Rasby

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This NebFact details how to identify drought stress in corn, its effect on potential yield and how to maximize economic return from drought-damaged corn.