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G08-1333 Drinking Water: Lead, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda Jan 2008

G08-1333 Drinking Water: Lead, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Small quantities of lead can be a serious health concern, especially for infants, children, and developing fetuses. This 2008 NebGuide discusses how to safely manage lead in a domestic water supply.


G08-1360 Drinking Water: Copper, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda Jan 2008

G08-1360 Drinking Water: Copper, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Too much copper in the human body can cause stomach and intestinal distress such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. This 2008 NebGuide discusses practices to manage copper in a domestic water supply such as one for a home or business.


G08-1376 Drinking Water: Fluoride, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Andy Kahle Jan 2008

G08-1376 Drinking Water: Fluoride, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Andy Kahle

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

At optimal levels, fluoride in drinking water can be beneficial to dental health. Learn more about fluoride concentration and potential health effects in this 2008 NebGuide.


G08-1614 Drinking Water: Certified Water Testing Laboratories In Nebraska, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt Jan 2008

G08-1614 Drinking Water: Certified Water Testing Laboratories In Nebraska, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2008 NebGuide explains the certification process water testing laboratories follow, and lists certified government and commercial operated laboratories.


G08-1492 Drinking Water Treatment: Sediment Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton Jan 2008

G08-1492 Drinking Water Treatment: Sediment Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sediment filters remove suspended matter such as sand, silt, loose scale, clay or organic material from the water. Untreated water passes through a filter medium which traps suspended matter on the surface or within the filter. This 2008 NebGuide discusses the principles, processes, and requirements of cartridge sediment filtration systems for the household user.


G08-1489 Drinking Water Treatment: Activated Carbon Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton Jan 2008

G08-1489 Drinking Water Treatment: Activated Carbon Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Activated carbon filtration can effectively reduce certain organic compounds and chlorine in drinking water. It can also reduce the quantity of lead, dissolved radon, and harmless taste- and odor-causing compounds. This 2008 NebGuide discusses the principles, processes, and requirements of activated carbon filtration systems for the domestic (household) user.


G08-1680 Rust Diseases Of Corn In Nebraska, Tamra A. Jackson Jan 2008

G08-1680 Rust Diseases Of Corn In Nebraska, Tamra A. Jackson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Two rust diseases of corn occur in Nebraska. Common rust of corn occurs every year to some extent, and is caused by the fungus Puccinia sorghi. The other rust disease, southern rust, is caused by Puccinia polysora and occurs less frequently in Nebraska. Identification and management of these rust diseases of corn are discussed in this 2008 NebGuide.


Ballot Issues Education For The 2008 General Election - Initiative 424: Constitutional Amendment To Prohibit Discrimination Or Preferential Treatment, J. David Aiken, Bradley D. Lubben Jan 2008

Ballot Issues Education For The 2008 General Election - Initiative 424: Constitutional Amendment To Prohibit Discrimination Or Preferential Treatment, J. David Aiken, Bradley D. Lubben

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

On November 4, 2008, Nebraska voters will consider an amendment to the state constitution to ban many state or local government affirmative action programs (unless pending court challenges nullify the vote). The proposed constitutional amendment was brought forth by petition initiative and is modeled after similar language approved by voters in California (1996), Washington (1998), and Michigan (2006). Voters in Colorado will also face the same question this year on election day while similar efforts in Arizona, Missouri, and Oklahoma failed to reach the ballot.


2008 Beef Cattle Report, Dennis R. Brink Jan 2008

2008 Beef Cattle Report, Dennis R. Brink

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

2008 compilation of articles on University of Nebraska–Lincoln beef cattle research in four areas: cow/calf, growing, beef feedlot, beef products and analytical methods.


2008 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report Summaries, Richard J. Rasby, Galen E. Erickson, Dennis R. Brink Jan 2008

2008 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report Summaries, Richard J. Rasby, Galen E. Erickson, Dennis R. Brink

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 2008 Beef Report appear here. Topics include cow-calf, growing, finishing and beef products.


G07-1766 Rust Of Dry Bean, Robert M. Harveson, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz Jan 2007

G07-1766 Rust Of Dry Bean, Robert M. Harveson, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Rust is a disease that affects dry beans and can dramatically reduce yields. Integrating cultural, host resistance, and chemical management practices can help protect crops and discusses here in the 2007 NebGuide.


Ec07-281 Body Condition Scoring Beef Cows: A Tool For Managing The Nutrition Program For Beef Herds, Richard J. Rasby, Leslie Aaron Stalker, Richard N. Funston Jan 2007

Ec07-281 Body Condition Scoring Beef Cows: A Tool For Managing The Nutrition Program For Beef Herds, Richard J. Rasby, Leslie Aaron Stalker, Richard N. Funston

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 Extension Circular describes the nine-point body condition scoring system, relationship between body condition and the productivity of the cow herd, and the use of body condition as a management tool to develop and monitor nutritional programs. Using body condition scoring as a management tool can increase the profit potential of the cow/calf enterprise.


Ec07-103 2007 Fall Seed Guide, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Bruce Anderson, Jerry D. Volesky, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall Jan 2007

Ec07-103 2007 Fall Seed Guide, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Bruce Anderson, Jerry D. Volesky, P. Stephen Baenziger, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2006 wheat crop has faced more than the usual number of challenges. Western Nebraska was again faced with shortages of rainfall as well as wheat streak mosaic. Eastern Nebraska fared better, but some places had soil borne mosaic problems. Overall, the state yield was down but becasue of similar problems throughout the Great Plains, the price of wheat has remained strong. 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 Lab. Conduct of experiments ...


Ec07-101 2007 Spring Seed Guide, Lenis Alton Nelson, Bruce Anderson, Robert N. Klein, Richard B. Ferguson, David Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2007

Ec07-101 2007 Spring Seed Guide, Lenis Alton Nelson, Bruce Anderson, Robert N. Klein, Richard B. Ferguson, David 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. The following pages include the results of our variety testing programs for many crop species throughtout the state. We hope you find this information useful as you make hybrid and variety decisions for ...


G07-1678 The Relationship Of Dry Bean And Sugar Beet Pathogens With Common Weeds In Nebraska Production Fields, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1678 The Relationship Of Dry Bean And Sugar Beet Pathogens With Common Weeds In Nebraska Production Fields, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Certain weeds in the Nebraska Panhandle can serve as hosts for pathogens that cause disease in dry edible beans and sugar beets. Properly managing weed populations and rotating with nonhost crops can help control the spread of disease. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the symptoms, results and control of these pathogens.


G07-1773 Spray Drift Of Pesticides, Robert N. Klein, Larry D. Schulze, Clyde Ogg Jan 2007

G07-1773 Spray Drift Of Pesticides, Robert N. Klein, Larry D. Schulze, Clyde Ogg

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses conditions that cause particle drift, and methods private and commercial applicators may employ to reduce drift potential from pesticide spray applications.


G07-1770 Cleaning Pesticide Application Equipment, Clyde Ogg, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Burr Jan 2007

G07-1770 Cleaning Pesticide Application Equipment, Clyde Ogg, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Burr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Important steps in completely and carefully cleaning and rinsing pesticide application equipment are covered in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde Ogg Jan 2007

G07-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde Ogg

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide describes how to identify common cockroach species, what they need to survive, and effective, low-toxic alternatives to traditional chemical control options.


2007 Guide For Weed Management In Nebraska, Mark L. Bernards Jan 2007

2007 Guide For Weed Management In Nebraska, Mark L. Bernards

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

2007 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, classification of 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.


Ec07-846 Nebraska Cash Corn Prices And Basis Patterns, Darrell R. Mark, Andrew J. Kabes Jan 2007

Ec07-846 Nebraska Cash Corn Prices And Basis Patterns, Darrell R. Mark, Andrew J. Kabes

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The basis data in this 2007 publication are a valuable tool for producers across the state to use in marketing their grain. Basis is the difference between the local cash grain price in Nebraska and the nearby futures prices. A good understanding of local basis trends can help producers make grain marketing decisions and forecast basis when evaluating futures hedges.


G07-1756 Fine-Tuning A Sprayer With The "Ounce" Calibration Method, Robert N. Klein Jan 2007

G07-1756 Fine-Tuning A Sprayer With The "Ounce" Calibration Method, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses guidelines to quickly evaluate the performance of a spryayer. Sprayer calibration, nozzle discharge and speed checks are evaluated with minimal calculations.


G07-1783 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright Jan 2007

G07-1783 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The decision to treat for European corn borer is complex and affected by many variables, such as weather, plant maturity, borer survival and development, anticipated corn prices, insecticide efficacy, and costs versus anticipated returns. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the factors growers need to consider when assessing the need for control of second generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


G07-1782 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, R. J. Wright, Robert J. Wright Jan 2007

G07-1782 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, R. J. Wright, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The decision to treat for European corn borer is complex and affected by many variables such as weather, plant maturity, borer survival and development, anticipated corn prices, insecticide efficacy, and costs versus anticipated returns. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the factors growers need to consider when assessing the need for control of first generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


G07-1434 Controlling Beaver Damage, Stephen M. Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro, Sam Wilson, Ron Fryda Jan 2007

G07-1434 Controlling Beaver Damage, Stephen M. Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro, Sam Wilson, Ron Fryda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide describes beaver biology and behavior and characterizes the types of damage caused by them. It suggests control methods and equipment and describes legal restrictions.


G07-1153 Corn Cutworms, Robert J. Wright, Thomas E. Hunt, Keith J. Jarvi Jan 2007

G07-1153 Corn Cutworms, Robert J. Wright, Thomas E. Hunt, Keith J. Jarvi

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses cutworms in corn -- identification, conditions that favor infestations, damage they cause and control.


G07-479 Pesticide Laws And Regulations, Clyde Ogg, Larry D. Schulze, Shripat T. Kamble Jan 2007

G07-479 Pesticide Laws And Regulations, Clyde Ogg, Larry D. Schulze, Shripat T. Kamble

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide provides general information on federal and state laws and regulations regarding pesticide applicator certification, licensing, and pesticide use in Nebraska.


G07-1677 Rhizopus Head Rot Of Sunflower In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1677 Rhizopus Head Rot Of Sunflower In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sunflower crops grown in Nebraska are susceptible to diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and nematodes, but the most economically damaging is head rot, caused by the fungal pathogen Rhizopus. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the pathogen, disease history, symptoms, and management.


G07-1676 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1676 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Ascochyta blight is the most serious chickpea disease worldwide. Integrating genetic resistance, crop rotation, and fungicide application is the best way to manage the disease and is discussed in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1753 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, R. M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1753 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, R. M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The symptoms, factors favoring infection, prediction and control measures for Cercospora leaf spot of sugar beet is described in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1714 Drinking Water: Iron And Manganese, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Gyanendra Prasai Jan 2007

G07-1714 Drinking Water: Iron And Manganese, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Gyanendra Prasai

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Common water contaminants iron and manganese are not health hazards but can cause offensive taste, appearance and staining. Testing and treatment options are available for public and private water supplies and are discussed here in this 2007 NebGuide.