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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Cooperative Extension

1992

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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.


G92-1112 Lice Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell Jan 1992

G92-1112 Lice Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Identifying and controlling lice on cattle both are covered here.

Cattle lice may be the most underestimated livestock insect in terms of economic losses. The USDA estimates that U.S. livestock producers lose $125 million a year to cattle lice.

Heavy louse populations cause lowered milk production, loss of flesh, stunted growth, general unthriftiness and anemia. "Chronic" or "carrier" cows may abort due to louse-induced anemia. During severe winters, louse-infested animals are more susceptible to respiratory diseases.


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.


Nf92-63 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.


Nf92-71 Nutrition And The Athlete: Vitamin And Mineral Supplements, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-71 Nutrition And The Athlete: Vitamin And Mineral Supplements, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

For the public as well as for athletes, vitamin/mineral supplements are frequently used nutritional supplements. Much of this use represents an expensive and wasted effort. Well-planned diets can meet most of the vitamin and mineral needs of people.


G92-1098 Cultivators For Conservation Tillage, Robert D. Grisso, Paul J. Jasa Jan 1992

G92-1098 Cultivators For Conservation Tillage, Robert D. Grisso, Paul J. Jasa

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Cultivating residue-covered fields and ridge-till considerations are among the topics covered here.

In any conventional, conservation or no-tillage planting system, crop cultivation can be an excellent method of weed control. Cultivators used in residue-covered fields must allow residue to flow through the implement without clogging.

Extra penetration force may be required to cultivate no-till fields as compared to tilled fields. While many high-clearance cultivators are designed to handle conservation tillage conditions, some older cultivators can be modified to work in residue-covered fields when residue flow and soil penetration are maintained.

Combining mechanical and chemical weed control is economical and effective ...


Nf92-91 Color And Fabric To Slenderize, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-91 Color And Fabric To Slenderize, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses colors and fabrics that slenderize.


Nf92-83 Older People: Where Should They Go For Clothes?, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-83 Older People: Where Should They Go For Clothes?, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers suppliers of clothing, health aids and supplies for older persons.


Nf92-95 Design Lines To Slenderize, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-95 Design Lines To Slenderize, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses design line choices for slimmer dressing.


Nf92-92 Selecting Adjustable Clothes, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1992

Nf92-92 Selecting Adjustable Clothes, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers clothing suggestions for persons changing sizes.


G92-1110 The Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel: Controlling Damage, Dallas R. Virchow, Scott E. Hygnstrom Jan 1992

G92-1110 The Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel: Controlling Damage, Dallas R. Virchow, Scott E. Hygnstrom

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes the physical characteristics, habits and management of the thirteen-lined ground squirrel.

Description

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) are common throughout the Great Plains. They have many common names such as "thirteen-liner" or "striped gopher." "Gopher" is a misnomer because true (pocket) gophers (Geomys bursarius and Thomomys talpoides) belong to another family of rodents.


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.


Nf92-56 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.


Nf92-82 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.


Nf92-66 Nutrition And The Athlete: General Guidelines, Pre- And Post-Game Advice, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-66 Nutrition And The Athlete: General Guidelines, Pre- And Post-Game Advice, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following information porvides a quick look at what works best in nutritional care for the athlete. For more information consult a professional who is trained in sports nutrition.


Nf92-96 Nebraska Master Mix, Harriet Kohn Jan 1992

Nf92-96 Nebraska Master Mix, Harriet Kohn

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers a master mix and many recipies for quick breads.


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.


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.


G92-1097 Root And Crown Rot: Winterkill Complex Of Winter Wheat, John E. Watkins, Ben Doupnik, Jr., Eric D. Kerr, Robert N. Klein Jan 1992

G92-1097 Root And Crown Rot: Winterkill Complex Of Winter Wheat, John E. Watkins, Ben Doupnik, Jr., Eric D. Kerr, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Root and crown rot--winterkill complex is discussed, including nature of the complex, symptoms, control, and management rationale. Root and crown rot of winter wheat is an interrelated disease complex caused by the interaction of infection of roots and crowns by Bipolaris sorokiniana and/or Fusarium graminearum and harsh winter conditions. It is an insidious, persistent and inconspicuous disease complex that reduces wheat yields each year. In extreme cases, entire fields or large areas within fields are killed. The ultimate effect is loss of stands, poor plant vigor, reduced yield and lower grain quality.


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.


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 ...


G92-1089 Control Of Pollurum And Typhoid Through Participation In The National And Nebraska Poultry Improvement Plans (Revised July 2002), Grasso M. Ebako, Del Wilmont Jan 1992

G92-1089 Control Of Pollurum And Typhoid Through Participation In The National And Nebraska Poultry Improvement Plans (Revised July 2002), Grasso M. Ebako, Del Wilmont

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Participation in the National Poultry Improvement Plan to prevent egg-transmitted diseases to small flocks, game birds, hobby, and exhibition flock owners is explained in this NebGuide.

The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) is a cooperative state/federal program that was established in 1935 to reduce and eventually eliminate several diseases transmitted primarily through infected breeder flocks and theirs eggs. The plan's widespread acceptance among the commercial industry has almost completely eliminated Salmonella pullorum and Salmonella gallinarum from commercial breeding stocks. Participation in the plan has saved the commercial industry and small flock owners millions of dollars due to improved ...


Nf92-79 Equipment Rental Rates In Nebraska Panhandle, Thomas L. Holman Jan 1992

Nf92-79 Equipment Rental Rates In Nebraska Panhandle, Thomas L. Holman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Increasing financial pressure on area farmers and ranchers has made ownership of some farm equipment and implements uneconomical. Producer and implement dealer inquiries have generated the interest in this subject.


Nf92-62 Dietary Fiber, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-62 Dietary Fiber, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses dietary fiber.


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.


Nf92-75 Iron, H. Darlene Martin, Harriet Kohn Jan 1992

Nf92-75 Iron, H. Darlene Martin, Harriet Kohn

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses iron in the diet.


Nf92-73 Nutrition And The Athlete: Fueling Your Sport, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1992

Nf92-73 Nutrition And The Athlete: Fueling Your Sport, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Increased activity brought on by participating in workouts, training or competition requires extra energy intake. Dietary plans that provide the most efficient energy sources will help to fuel the athlete for success. A diet built around high levels of complex carbohydrates protein intake is the best approach.


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.