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Board Of Trustees Public Meeting December 1, 1976, University Of Maine System Dec 1976

Board Of Trustees Public Meeting December 1, 1976, University Of Maine System

Corporate Records

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Board Of Trustees Educational Policy Committee October 27, 1976, University Of Maine System Oct 1976

Board Of Trustees Educational Policy Committee October 27, 1976, University Of Maine System

Corporate Records

No abstract provided.


Heg76-36 Sewing With Plaids (Revised January 1987), Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1976

Heg76-36 Sewing With Plaids (Revised January 1987), Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide contains useful suggestions for sewing with plaids.

Plaids remain popular and have no season. They can create dramatic effects, be dainty, gay, subtle or forceful. Their coloring may be rich, subdued or bizarre, depending upon the spacing combination and intensity of colors. Whatever the desired effect, perfection in matching plaids can make an inexpensive dress look expensive.


Heg76-42 Wool And Wool Blends (Revised January 1985), Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1976

Heg76-42 Wool And Wool Blends (Revised January 1985), Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide contains information about buying and sewing wool and wool blends.

Wool is a unique fiber. It is a natural fiber made from the fleece of sheep. Wool fabrics are not all alike. They come in a variety of textures and weights. Wool can be sheer, thin, soft, thick, stiff or anything in between. Wool fabrics are constructed by weaving, knitting or felting.


G76-315 Establishing Black Walnut, Rick Hamilton, Neal E. Jennings Jan 1976

G76-315 Establishing Black Walnut, Rick Hamilton, Neal E. Jennings

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication contains information on establishing a black walnut plantation.

Based on current market conditions, $20,000 to $30,000 worth of black walnut timber can be harvested from a managed acre within 50 years. The total cost of establishing an acre rarely exceeds $100, including site preparation, cost of seedlings, planting, and weed control. The decision to invest in a walnut plantation can be based on:

1. The rate of return on $100 per acre invested is 11.3 percent to 11.9 percent, yielding $20,000 to $30,000 within 50 years. The same investment at 6 percent ...


Ec76-1741 Christmas Trees: A Management Guide, Donald E. Janssen, Neal E. Jennings Jan 1976

Ec76-1741 Christmas Trees: A Management Guide, Donald E. Janssen, Neal E. Jennings

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

In America the decorated Christmas tree has become an accepted tradition. Christmas would seem barren to most people without it. Raising Christmas trees is a growing industry and has proven to be a profitable use of land if high-quality, salable trees are produced.

Planting, managing, and harvesting Christmas trees is a high labor, high risk endeavor. Here is a list of questions. If you can answer "yes" to every one, you will be a successful Christmas tree grower.

Are you willing to plant trees every April?

Are you willing to shear or prune every tree, every year (mid-June to mid-July ...


G76-314 Native Wood Fence Posts (Revised February 1990), Thomas L. Schmidt, Michael R. Kuhns Jan 1976

G76-314 Native Wood Fence Posts (Revised February 1990), Thomas L. Schmidt, Michael R. Kuhns

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This guide evaluates native Nebraska tree species for use as wooden fence posts.

Fencing is a major part of most farming and ranching operations. Fences are costly and require regular repair and maintenance. Wood fence posts cut from native Nebraska trees can be less expensive than steel posts or wood posts imported from other states. When deciding whether to use native wood fence posts, consider durability, availability and ease of handling.


G76-284 Hand Signals For Agriculture, Rollin D. Schnieder Jan 1976

G76-284 Hand Signals For Agriculture, Rollin D. Schnieder

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide contains hand signals useful for communicating around noisy equipment and from a distance.

Throughout history, man has devised methods of contacting others who were out of voice range or who could not be heard because of excess noise. The Indians were skilled at using smoke signals or by imitating some form of wildlife such as the owl or coyote.

The early explorers used other signs to guide them. The slashing of bark on trees or sticks pointed in a certain direction were keys for keeping the persons from getting lost or for others to follow.

The railroad used ...


G76-279 Processing Deer, Glenn W. Froning, P. S. Gipson Jan 1976

G76-279 Processing Deer, Glenn W. Froning, P. S. Gipson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

It is important to process game properly to obtain maximum flavor and storage stability.

It is a pleasure to hunt game, but perhaps an even greater satisfaction comes from eating the meat. In order to have a flavorful experience, the game animal must be handled, processed and prepared properly. If the game is improperly processed or handled, one may lose much of the desirable flavor and storage stability.