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Ec96-219 1996 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 1996

Ec96-219 1996 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 1996 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.


G96-279 Setting Up Your Own Business: Glossary Of Financial Management Terms (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

G96-279 Setting Up Your Own Business: Glossary Of Financial Management Terms (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

If you have ever sat down with an accountant or banker, you quickly learn that they have a language all their own. This glossary is designed to help you understand some frequently used words in what sometimes is called "the language of business." Being familiar with the terminology can help you become more comfortable and effective in communicating with accountants, lenders, suppliers, and others in the business community.


Nf96-286 Settting Up Your Own Business: Monitoring The Health And Growth Of Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-286 Settting Up Your Own Business: Monitoring The Health And Growth Of Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

If you are an entrepreneur and business proprietor, it's likely that you are, or you soon will be, compiling financial statements for your business. Doing so is part of being the owner and manager of a business unit. It's important to regularly compile financial statements that are fully accurate, even if you may not enjoy the investment of time, effort, and number crunching.

This NebFact provides information on the use of easily calculated financial ratios and performance indicators derived from financial statements for your business.


Nf96-278 Setting Up Your Own Business: Financing Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-278 Setting Up Your Own Business: Financing Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Financing the start-up, development, and growth of your business may be one of the most important challenges you'll face in setting up your own business. Many potential business owners do not have personal funds in the amount needed. And, regardless of how good your business idea or product is, those who could lend you the needed funds may be unwilling to do so.

This NebFacts identifies and describes the primary sources of financing and their use in funding your business.


Nf96-236 Nebraska Inheritance And Estate Taxes, J. David Aiken Jan 1996

Nf96-236 Nebraska Inheritance And Estate Taxes, J. David Aiken

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses intestate succession. It is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on farm and ranch estate planning.


Nf96-251 A Comparative Study Of Fiber Digestion And Subsequent Nutrient Absorption In The Ostrich Versus The Ruminant, Sheila E. Scheideler Jan 1996

Nf96-251 A Comparative Study Of Fiber Digestion And Subsequent Nutrient Absorption In The Ostrich Versus The Ruminant, Sheila E. Scheideler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact compares the digestive systems of the ruminant and the ostrich.


Nf96-250 What You Ought To Know About Sewing Machine Needles, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1996

Nf96-250 What You Ought To Know About Sewing Machine Needles, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on different types of sewing machine needles.


Nf96-296 Gifting As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-296 Gifting As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses gifting as an aspect of estate planning.


Nf96-253 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Sole Proprietorship, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-253 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Sole Proprietorship, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principal forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed at the end of each NebFact.


Nf96-254 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Partnership, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-254 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Partnership, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principal forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed at the end of each NebFact.


Nf96-256 Setting Up Your Own Business: The C Corporation, Paul H. Gesssaman Jan 1996

Nf96-256 Setting Up Your Own Business: The C Corporation, Paul H. Gesssaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the C Corporation and its advantages, limitations, and tax implications.


Nf96-271 Setting Up Your Own Business: Balancing Business And Personal Life, Carol Thayer Jan 1996

Nf96-271 Setting Up Your Own Business: Balancing Business And Personal Life, Carol Thayer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on how starting a business affects your life.


Nf96-282 Setting Up Your Own Business: Public Relations And Advertising, Carol Thayer Jan 1996

Nf96-282 Setting Up Your Own Business: Public Relations And Advertising, Carol Thayer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has some useful checklists for public relations and advertising for small businesses.


G96-1286 Porcine Reproductive And Respiratory Syndrome (Prrs) Virus, Angela Baysinger, V. L. Cooper Jan 1996

G96-1286 Porcine Reproductive And Respiratory Syndrome (Prrs) Virus, Angela Baysinger, V. L. Cooper

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide explains Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome--its symptoms, transmission and diagnosis; and it discusses methods of prevention, management and control.

History

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) was first observed in 1986 in the United States and in 1990 in Europe. The syndrome was initially called Mystery Pig Disease in the United States since no known swine pathogens could be implicated. A number of titles have been used to describe this disease syndrome: swine infertility and respiratory syndrome (SIRS), porcine epidemic abortions and respiratory syndrome (PEARS), blue-eared pig disease as well as others. Since 1992, PRRS has been the ...


Ec96-142 Crp Land Use Guide (Conservation Reserve Program), Douglas Anderson Jan 1996

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

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

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 ...


Ec96-779 Lagoons For Management Of Livestock Manure, Gerald R. Bodman Jan 1996

Ec96-779 Lagoons For Management Of Livestock Manure, Gerald R. Bodman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

A lagoon is a specifically designed manure storage facility. A properly designed lagoon also functions as a treatment system. Manure in any storage facility undergoes some biological decomposition. However, any decomposition of organic matter which occurs in a conventional storage is coincidental and not part of the design procedure or considerations.

The proper design of a lagoon gives special consideration to biological decomposition of organic matter. In fact, the design is intended to promote or enhance the breakdown of organic matter.

This publication discusses the types of lagoons. It covers the design, construction, and guidelines of maintaining a lagoon.


Ec96-802 Soybean Basis Patterns, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1996

Ec96-802 Soybean Basis Patterns, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following publication contains soybean basis patterns for several towns in Western Nebraska. The basic price information was collected through surveys, newspaper, electronic media, etc. The listing includes towns that are representative of different geographic locations in Western Nebraska. The amount of data varies among locations. This publication will be updated each year by adding a year's data to each location which will allow the user to observe the changes in the basis patterns over time.


Ec96-143 Pesticide Runoff And Water Quality In Nebraska, Steven Comfort, Thomas G. Franti, S.K. Smith Jan 1996

Ec96-143 Pesticide Runoff And Water Quality In Nebraska, Steven Comfort, Thomas G. Franti, S.K. Smith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska's natural resources provide its residents with an abundance of wildlife, recreation, and agricultural opportunities. Some of the state's most important resources are its lakes, rivers and streams. These surface waters provide year-round habitat for aquatic and terrestrial wildlife, rest stops for migratory birds, and countless hours of enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts. In addition, surface waters provide a source of drinking water for many Nebraska residents, and are vital for some farming and industrial operations. To better understand how surface waters become contaminated from pesticide runoff, the various factors and processes influencing runoff must be understood. With this ...


Ec96-764 Teaching Farm & Ranch Safety: Multi-Disciplinary Activities For Elementary Students Jan 1996

Ec96-764 Teaching Farm & Ranch Safety: Multi-Disciplinary Activities For Elementary Students

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

You've heard the stories. Perhaps you've even experienced one first-hand. Each year in the United States, about 300 kids are killed in agricultural accidents, and at least 5,000 more are seriously injured. Education is a valuable tool in reducing these frightening numbers.

This Teacher's Guide is targeted toward elementary students (Grades 4-6), and contains background information to help you implement the accompanying student activities. If you do not have an agricultural background, some of this information will be new to you. Even if you live or have grown up on a farm or ranch, you may ...


Nf96-300 Selecting And Sizing Combine Drive Tires, Robert D. Grisso, Paul J. Jasa, Alice J. Jones Jan 1996

Nf96-300 Selecting And Sizing Combine Drive Tires, Robert D. Grisso, Paul J. Jasa, Alice J. Jones

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact assists in selecting and sizing combine drive tires for proper load carrying capacity as well as selecting tire widths for controlled traffic systems.


Nf96-305 Precision Farming In Nebraska: A Status Report, William Miller, Ray Supalla Jan 1996

Nf96-305 Precision Farming In Nebraska: A Status Report, William Miller, Ray Supalla

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Precision farming is a term applied to a broad array of topics that relate to the precise management of small units of land in contrast to the more traditional management of an entire field in a uniform manner.


Nf96-306 Olestra — Fat Substitute Approved By Fda In January 1996, Linda S. Boeckner, Jan Massey Jan 1996

Nf96-306 Olestra — Fat Substitute Approved By Fda In January 1996, Linda S. Boeckner, Jan Massey

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

On January 24, 1996, after $200 million and 25 years of study by Procter & Gamble, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved another fat substitute called Olestra. At this time, the product is approved for use only in snack foods such as potato, corn and tortilla chips, and crackers. The company plans to use the fat substitute under the trade name Olean. This publication discusses the facts of this fat substitute.


Rp96-11 The Farm Corporation: What It Is, How It Works, How It Is Taxed, Neil E. Harl Jan 1996

Rp96-11 The Farm Corporation: What It Is, How It Works, How It Is Taxed, Neil E. Harl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

A corporation is an artificial person that is created and operated according to state corporation statutes. It is a separate taxpayer subject to specific and detailed federal, state, and local tax laws. The advice and service of your lawyer are indispensable in organizing and operating a farm corporation.

There are three basic forms of farm business organization, the sole proprietorship, the partnership, and the corporation. Variations of these forms have resulted in the limited partnership and the "tax option" corporation. These three basic forms are discussed in this research publication.


G96-1275 Drinking Water: Sulfates And Hydrogen Sulfide, David L. Varner, Sharon Skipton, Paul J. Jasa, Bruce I. Dvorak Jan 1996

G96-1275 Drinking Water: Sulfates And Hydrogen Sulfide, David L. Varner, Sharon Skipton, Paul J. Jasa, Bruce I. Dvorak

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses recommended practices to manage sulfur in a domestic water supply. Two forms of sulfur are commonly found in drinking water supplies: sulfate and hydrogen sulfide. Both forms are nuisances that usually do not pose a health risk at the concentrations found in domestic water supplies.


Nf96-249 Nitrogen Application Practices In Nebraska, William Miller, Ray Supalla, Benedict Juliano Jan 1996

Nf96-249 Nitrogen Application Practices In Nebraska, William Miller, Ray Supalla, Benedict Juliano

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses nitrogen application among Nebraska farmers.


G96-1297 Buffalograss: An Alternative Native Grass For Turf (Revised October 1998), Terrance P. Riordan, Frederick P. Baxendale, Roch E. Gaussoin, John E. Watkins Jan 1996

G96-1297 Buffalograss: An Alternative Native Grass For Turf (Revised October 1998), Terrance P. Riordan, Frederick P. Baxendale, Roch E. Gaussoin, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the benefits of buffalograss turf plantings.

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


Nf96-303 Millipedes And Centipedes, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale Jan 1996

Nf96-303 Millipedes And Centipedes, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on millipedes and centipedes.


Nf96-269 Chiggers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith Jan 1996

Nf96-269 Chiggers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on chiggers.


Nf96-264 Bagworms, Frederick P. Baxendale, David L. Keith Jan 1996

Nf96-264 Bagworms, Frederick P. Baxendale, David L. Keith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the bagworm — its life cycle and damage symptoms — as well as strategies for managing this insect pest.


Nf96-307 Managing The Russian Wheat Aphid With Resistant Wheat Varieties, John Thomas, Gary Hein, David Baltensperger, Lenis Alton Nelson, Scott Haley Jan 1996

Nf96-307 Managing The Russian Wheat Aphid With Resistant Wheat Varieties, John Thomas, Gary Hein, David Baltensperger, Lenis Alton Nelson, Scott Haley

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on using resistant wheat varieties to control Russian wheat aphids.