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Nf95-222 Nutrition Resources For Modified Or Prescribed Diets, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1995

Nf95-222 Nutrition Resources For Modified Or Prescribed Diets, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This list of books is only a beginning resource list if you have been recommended to follow a modified diet for therapeutic or preventive purposes.


Ec92-718 Caution Look Up! Power Lines May Be Overhead, Rollin D. Schnieder Jan 1992

Ec92-718 Caution Look Up! Power Lines May Be Overhead, Rollin D. Schnieder

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Accidents are caused by carelessness. Always be careful, avoid accidents and don't become a statistic when working around power lines.

This publication discusses how to avoid accidents such as kite flying; working with irrigation pipe, augers, cranes and booms; stacking hay; TV antennas; tree pruning and spraying; and fallen wires. It also discusses what should be done in case a person comes in contact with power lines.


Ec92-736 Safety With Center Pivot Irrigation, Rollin D. Schnieder Jan 1992

Ec92-736 Safety With Center Pivot Irrigation, Rollin D. Schnieder

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Center pivot irrigation has proven to be an effective and low labor method of applying water and agricultural chemicals, such as fertilizers and pesticides, to cropland. It is a young industry in terms of use. Consequently, manufacturers and users of the equipment have an opportunity keep it a safe method of water application. This publication gives pointers on how to use your center pivot irrigation system.


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.


Nf92-106 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.


Nf92-101 Marriage Burnout, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1992

Nf92-101 Marriage Burnout, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Marriage burnout, while painful, can give a couple the chance to examine their marriage and provide a trigger for growth. The couple who learns to cope with it often emerges with an even better, richer, more exciting marriage.


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.


Edc90-2501 Pesticide Safety Telephone Hotlines Jan 1990

Edc90-2501 Pesticide Safety Telephone Hotlines

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

EC90-2501 Pesticide Safety Telephone Hotlines is a plastic card that fits in your wallet with the emergency telephone numbers of the following: National Pesticide Telecommunications Network, Chemical Referral Center, The Poison Center, Pesticide Accident Hotline (CHEMTREC), and the Nebraska State Patrol. On the other side is your emergency contact information.


G87-852 Growing Gladiolus, Amy J. Greving Jan 1987

G87-852 Growing Gladiolus, Amy J. Greving

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The gladiolus is as beautiful as it is easy to grow. Planting, culture, care, insects, and disease are discussed in this NebGuide.

Gladiolus are one of the most popular flowers for garden use, and are easy to grow. The plants, ranging from two to six feet in height, have sturdy sword-shaped leaves and produce flower spikes with trumpet-shaped florets borne in double rows.

A member of the iris family, gladiolus have great diversity of flower color and shape. Flower shapes range from those with plain petals to those that are deeply ruffled and cut. The colors cover the spectrum and ...


Ec86-1548 Common Insect Pests Of Trees In The Great Plains, Mary Ellen Dix, Judith E. Pasek, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale Jan 1986

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

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

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.


Ec84-1757 Who's Who In Great Plains Songbirds, Ron J. Johnson Jan 1984

Ec84-1757 Who's Who In Great Plains Songbirds, Ron J. Johnson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Habitat is where wildlife live. It contains all things needed for survival, such as shelter, food, water, and space. There are different types of habitat, each supporting different kinds of wildlife. Examples of habitat types include woodlands or areas with trees, grasslands, old fields, brushy areas, or wetlands.

This publication describes several favorite birds and includes information on their special habitat needs, unique characteristics, nesting sites, where they are found, and their habits or behavior. If you want to help the feathered wildlife described in this publication - or just about any wildlife for that matter - think habitat. You can provide ...


Ec17-11-80 Nebraska Outdoor Education Series: Plant A Tree, Joe Range, John D. Orr Jan 1980

Ec17-11-80 Nebraska Outdoor Education Series: Plant A Tree, Joe Range, John D. Orr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Not all trees or shrubs can find a home in your yard or apartment. Help your child to discover a home for the tree or shrub he or she grows or receives. The greatest benefit of this Plant-A-Tree project is being close to a living plant. This project will: introduce five tree planters - one from each area of Nebraska, discuss the parts of tree seeds, give examples of how tree seeds travel, discuss preparation of soil, demonstrate how to grow a seedling tree from seed, demonstrate how to transplant a tree, and offer suggestions for activities and exhibits.


Rb246 Trees And Shrubs For Noise Abatement, David I. Cook, David F. Van Haverbeke Jan 1971

Rb246 Trees And Shrubs For Noise Abatement, David I. Cook, David F. Van Haverbeke

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Excessive noise is a form of environmental pollution. The continual increase in the community noise level during the past two decades indicates a future noise problem comparable to the current air pollution problem of our large industrial centers.

Trees and other forms of vegetation are known to have some effect on the transmission of sound but precise information on their use as noise screens is rather meager. In this study, we attempted to derive accurate, useful information for the above purpose, and to add to knowledge about outdoor sound propagation. Actual plantings of trees and shrubs in the form of ...


Cc56-139 Poultry Profit Pointers: Marketing Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-139 Poultry Profit Pointers: Marketing Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The egg represents the marketable, finished produce from the laying flock. Poultry raisers should be familiar with eggs and do everything possible to maintain egg quality. Eggs are a valuable human food because they are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. Like other important protein foods, eggs should be properly handled to protect their quality.

This campaign circular discusses what to look for in the size eggs and how to handle them before taking them market.


Cc56-136 Poultry Profit Pointers: Health Maintenance, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-136 Poultry Profit Pointers: Health Maintenance, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The health of a poutlry flock can mean the difference between profit and loss. At least 15% of all chickens hatched in the United States die from disease before copmleting a laying year.

This campaign circular discusses the means rules for raising a healthy flock. This includes: sanitation, medication, vaccination, controlling lice, mites, and internal parasites, controlling cannibalism by debeaking.


Cc56-133 Poultry Profit Pointers: Quality Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-133 Poultry Profit Pointers: Quality Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Consumers are learning that eggs are a protective food, high in nutritive value, and essential in a good diet. As a result, they are buying more eggs. At the same time, housewives are becoming more egg-quality conscious. They are demanding better eggs. It is essential, therefore, that every egg producer take particular care of the eggs he produces and markets.

This campaign circulars discusses how a producer can deliver the best quality eggs to the market. It covers housing, feeding, producing clean eggs, cleaning eggs, cooling eggs, packaging eggs, and marketing.


Cc56-127 Profit Pointers For Poultry: A Management Program For Laying Hens, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-127 Profit Pointers For Poultry: A Management Program For Laying Hens, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Building a profitable industry is a joint enterprise of farm producers, feed manufacturers, feed dealers, hatcherymen, educational institutions and allied industries.

This campaign circular discusses the selection, housing, equipment needed, water, feeding, health maintenance, ventilation, litter, lights, culling, record keeping, and marketing for raising poultry.


Cc56-126 Poultry Profit Pointers: Feeding For Egg Production, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-126 Poultry Profit Pointers: Feeding For Egg Production, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Eggs are produced from the feed we give our hens. The number of eggs taht are produced depends upon the amount and quality of the ration. For a hen to lay profitabily she must have a full feed of a properly balanced ration.

This campaign circular discusses what is needed to get the best egg production from your hens.


Cc56-137 Poultry Profit Pointers: Selection And Housing Pullets, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-137 Poultry Profit Pointers: Selection And Housing Pullets, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This campaign circular contains pointers on how the producer can raise the best flock for profit. It discusses what to look for in the selection of the laying flock; how to handle the pullets; what is required in housing the flock; feeding the flock; ventilating and watering the flock; the best type of nests and roosts; and placing litter.


Cc143 Poultry Profit Pointers: Choosing Your Baby Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc143 Poultry Profit Pointers: Choosing Your Baby Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The successful poultryman is very careful in buying chicks, and in selecting birds for his breeding or laying flock. Well-bred stock will do quite well even when conditions are poor, but poor stock will not pay under the best conditions.

This campaign circular discusses what to look for when purchasing chicks for your farm. This includes disease-free chicks, and the types and breeds. It also discusses how many to start with, when to start, keeping records, how to feed them, and preparing the brooder house for the arrival of new chicks.


Cc56-132 Poultry Profit Pointers: Range Management, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-132 Poultry Profit Pointers: Range Management, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This campaign circular discusses range management. The number of birds that can be ranged on an acre will depend upon the type of sod and the fertility of the land. On most land, 250 to 500 pullets can be ranged per acre.

Pullets should be reared on range after geing started in permanent or colony brooder houses. They should be hardened off by letting them run on wire sun porches or gravel yards in front of the brooding houses and then transferred to the shelters on the range.


Cc56-131 Poultry Profit Pointers: Raising Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-131 Poultry Profit Pointers: Raising Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Thie campaign circular discusses the best way for raising chicks. This circular covers housing, preparing, brooding, and feeding the chicks that you have purchased to raise.