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Board Of Trustees July 27, 1981, University Of Maine System Jul 1981

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G81-542 The Home Laying Flock, Part Ii Management, Earl W. Gleaves Jan 1981

G81-542 The Home Laying Flock, Part Ii Management, Earl W. Gleaves

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide contains management suggestions pertinent to the home laying flock.

NebGuide G81-541, The Home Laying Flock, Part I: Getting Started, provides information on the early decisions, housing, equipment and some management procedures related to these topics. This NebGuide covers other management suggestions pertinent to the home laying flock.


G81-538 Brooding And Rearing The Home Meat Flock, Earl W. Gleaves Jan 1981

G81-538 Brooding And Rearing The Home Meat Flock, Earl W. Gleaves

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses raising chickens for meat.

The objective of owning and raising a home flock should be to satisfy needs other than income production. For example, many people prefer fryer-type chickens of heavier weights to the lighter weight ranges available in many stores. Product freshness is the objective of some home flock owners; others are interested in the small flock in much the same way that some people are interested in a garden. A well-managed home flock can be a good source of fresh poultry meat. However, home flock producers should not plan to raise more birds than their ...


G81-543 Establishing Dryland Forage Grasses, Bruce Anderson Jan 1981

G81-543 Establishing Dryland Forage Grasses, Bruce Anderson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Preparation, seed selection, seedbed preparation, fertilization, methods of seeding, time and rate of seeding, weed control and more are covered in this NebGuide.

Grass pastures provide more total nutrients to the cattle and sheep industry in Nebraska than any other feedstuff. However, many areas often face a shortage of pasture during certain seasons of the year.

In eastern Nebraska abundant cool-season pasture usually is available during spring and fail, but during July and August there is little or no grass growth. Conversely, warm-season native range provides much forage during summer in central and western Nebraska, but not in spring and ...


G81-578 Fuel Use For Field Operations, Leonard L. Bashford, David P. Shelton Jan 1981

G81-578 Fuel Use For Field Operations, Leonard L. Bashford, David P. Shelton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses common grazing problems and offers solutions.

The amount of fuel used for field operations depends on many factors, including correct tractor-implement matching, proper tractor ballasting, condition of the tractor and implements, depth of tillage, idle time, and soil type and condition. The tillage practices used for a particular crop will be a major factor in the fuel needed for a complete production cycle.

Good estimates of fuel requirements are necessary for planning purposes. If fuel use records are available and reflect the soil conditions and management practice for a particular farmstead, they should be used. However, if ...


G81-579 Nebraska Tractor Tests, Leonard L. Bashford, Kenneth Von Bargen Jan 1981

G81-579 Nebraska Tractor Tests, Leonard L. Bashford, Kenneth Von Bargen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska tractor tests provide agricultural tractor users with unbiased information on machine performance.

Purpose of the Tests

Nebraska tractor tests are made to provide agricultural tractor users with unbiased information about tractor performance. The test data allows the user to make meaningful comparisons between tractors.


Heg81-147 Seam Finishes, Linda K. Biles Jan 1981

Heg81-147 Seam Finishes, Linda K. Biles

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Learn to recognize different types of seam finishes, their advantages, and how to sew them.

A seam finish is a treatment applied to the raw edge of a seam allowance to prevent the fabric from fraying. It may also add a touch of beauty to the inside of an unlined garment.


G81-541 The Home Laying Flock, Part I Getting Started, Earl W. Gleaves Jan 1981

G81-541 The Home Laying Flock, Part I Getting Started, Earl W. Gleaves

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide tells what is involved in starting a home laying flock.

Home egg operations have maintained popularity in Nebraska. These small flocks provide a means for producing high quality food at home. They also provide the opportunity for young people to learn the responsibility of caring for animals. A well planned, well managed home flock can be a source of personal pleasure and sometimes a source of low-cost eggs.


Heg81-137 Sewing For Children (Revised November 1984), Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1981

Heg81-137 Sewing For Children (Revised November 1984), Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses issues that should be considered when sewing for children.

Sewing for children can be great fun and a real opportunity to express your creativity. Before you decide to sew, however, ask yourself these questions:

Do I have enough skill to make the garment satisfactorily?

Do I own a sewing machine that is in good operating condition?

Do I have time to sew?

Do I enjoy sewing?

Will the finished garment be a source of pride for me and my child?

Am I able to determine which garments can be made at home at a real savings, and ...