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Ec01-797 Filtration And Maintenance: Considerations For Subsurface Drip Irrigation (Sdi), Brian Benham, Jose O. Payero Jan 2001

Ec01-797 Filtration And Maintenance: Considerations For Subsurface Drip Irrigation (Sdi), Brian Benham, Jose O. Payero

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

When using Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) systems, it is important to prevent clogging problems before they occur. The best prevention plan includes an effective filtration and water treatment strategy. Depending on the water source and its quality, various combinations of sand separation, filtration and chemical treatments may be required and are discussed here in this extension circular.


Ec01-150 Range Judging Handbook And Contest Guide For Nebraska, James T. Nichols, Peter N. Jensen Jan 2001

Ec01-150 Range Judging Handbook And Contest Guide For Nebraska, James T. Nichols, Peter N. Jensen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Range judging contests can be a challenging and effective learning tool for everyone - youth, adults, beginners, professionals - whether from rural or urban areas. This circular provides information about Nebraska's rangelands and grasslands. It is designed to help individuals and teams prepare for range judging contests and to learn more about rangeland and its management. Each of the nine sections that follow corresponds to a section on the range judging scorecard used in contests.


Ec01-872 Nebraska Crop Budgets 2001, Roger Selley, Tina N. Barrett, Richard T. Clark, Robert N. Klein, Steve Melvin Jan 2001

Ec01-872 Nebraska Crop Budgets 2001, Roger Selley, Tina N. Barrett, Richard T. Clark, Robert N. Klein, Steve Melvin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2001 Crop Budgets contains a list of representative field operations and materials that provides a reminder of items typically invovled in producing the crop. The budgets are presented in a worksheet format with a "Your Estimate" column for recording modifications in costs.

This publication covers the following crops: Forages -- alfalfa, annual hay, corn silage, grass, grass hay, and pasture. Grain -- corn, dry beans, grain sorghum, proso millet, oats, soybeans, sugar beets, sunflower, wheat.


Ec01-158 Integrating Management Objectives And Grazing Strategies On Semi-Arid Rangeland, Patrick E. Reece, Jerry D. Volesky, Walter H. Schacht Jan 2001

Ec01-158 Integrating Management Objectives And Grazing Strategies On Semi-Arid Rangeland, Patrick E. Reece, Jerry D. Volesky, Walter H. Schacht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Rangelands account for about half of Nebraska's total land area or about 24 million acres. Much of these expansive natural resource areas are in the semi-arid climatic region of Nebraska where grazing management decisions have a profound effect on ranch survival.

The educational object of this circular is to explain management practices that optimize the sustainability of rangeland-based enterprises. Additionally a decision-support tool is provided for selecting grazing systems best suited to livestock production and natural resource management objectives.


Ec01-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests 2001, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, Todd Campbell, James Krall Jan 2001

Ec01-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests 2001, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, Todd Campbell, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department and the South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboratories. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Sersvice.


Ec01-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests 2001, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2001

Ec01-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests 2001, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of corn hybrid performance tests conducted by the Agronomy Department and the Northeast, South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers of Nebraska and University of Wyoming at Torrington. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec01-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Pulse Crop, Amaranth, Oat And Spring Wheat Variety Tests 2001, David D. Baltensperger, Glen E. Frickel, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, Jack Cecil, James Hain, Clair Stymiest, John Rickertson, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, B. Todd Campbell Jan 2001

Ec01-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Pulse Crop, Amaranth, Oat And Spring Wheat Variety Tests 2001, David D. Baltensperger, Glen E. Frickel, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, Jack Cecil, James Hain, Clair Stymiest, John Rickertson, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, B. Todd Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of spring small grain trials grown throughout Nebraska, and proso, amaranth, sunflower, and pulse crop variety trials conducted by the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff, and the High Plains Agricultural Laboratory, Sidney. Conduct of the experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricutlural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec00-1207 Growing Onions, Shallots, And Chives, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges, Loren J. Giesler Jan 2000

Ec00-1207 Growing Onions, Shallots, And Chives, Susan Schoneweis, Laurie Hodges, Loren J. Giesler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The common onion (Allium cepa) is the most popular and widely grown Allium in Nebraska home gardens. Many members of the onion family (Alliaceae) are used in flower gardens because of their interesting flowers and foliage, but here we're going to focus on the onion as a vegetable crop.

This publication will discuss the different types of onions and how to grow onions from onion sets, plants, transplants, and seed. It will cover the different cultivars found here in Nebraska, the nutrition, fertilizing, harvesting, curing and storing of onions.


Ec00-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Patrick E. Reece Jan 2000

Ec00-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Patrick E. Reece

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Yield potential, pest resistance and seed price should be considered when selecting alfalfa varieties in Nebraska.

The most important variety decision on many farms and ranches is the selection of alfalfa. The choice of alfalfa variety affects production for three to 10 or more years, whereas varieties of annual crops can be change every year.

This extension circular lists the alfalfa varieties that have been tested in Nebraska with commercial seed for two or more years since 1997 and marketed in the state. These are the 2000 results.


Ec00-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell Jan 2000

Ec00-103 Nebraska Fall-Sown Small Grain Variety Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department and the South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboraties. The 2000 estimated winter wheat yield for Nebraska was a 36 bushels per acre from 1,750,000 harvested acres. The total production of winter wheat for the state was 63,000,000 bushels. This circular reports data from winter wheat trials conducted throughout Nebraska. Entries included varieties or hybrids and promising experimental strains from Nebraska and surrounding states and private breeders. This was the ninetenth year ...


Ec00-1564 A Guide To Identifying Nebraska Bumble Bee Species, Marion D. Ellis, Doug Golick Jan 2000

Ec00-1564 A Guide To Identifying Nebraska Bumble Bee Species, Marion D. Ellis, Doug Golick

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

For more people, pollen means allergies and bees mean stings. However, you should thank a bee, butterfly, bat, bird, or other pollinator for one out of every three bites of food you eat. There are 95 crops grown in the United States that require insect pollinators. In addition, many bee-pollinated plants provide food for wildlife, increase soil fertility, and beautify our landscapes.

This extension circular discusses the importance of bees, capturing bees, making a reference collection, identification guide, and glossary.


Ec00-279 Synchronizing Esetrus In Beef Cattle, Richard J. Rasby, Gene H. Deutscher Jan 2000

Ec00-279 Synchronizing Esetrus In Beef Cattle, Richard J. Rasby, Gene H. Deutscher

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Synchronization of estrus (heat) involves manipulating the estrous cycle of beef females in a herd so they can be bred at approximately the same time. There are several traditional protocols available for synchronizing estrus among beef females.

This extension circular discusses the programs and protocols used in synchronizing estrus in the beef cow.


Ec00-281 Body Condition Scoring Beef Cows: A Tool For Managing The Nutrition Program For Beef Herds, Richard J. Rasby, James A. Gosey, Don C. Adams Jan 2000

Ec00-281 Body Condition Scoring Beef Cows: A Tool For Managing The Nutrition Program For Beef Herds, Richard J. Rasby, James A. Gosey, Don C. Adams

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Body condition scores (BCS) describe the relative fatness of a cow through the use of a nine-point scale and is an effective management tool to evaluate nutrition status of the herd.

This extension circular describes the nine-point body condition scoring system, relationship between body condition and productivity of the cow herd, and use of body condition as a management tool to develop and monitor nutritional programs. Incorporation of body condition scoring as a management tool can increase the profit potential of the cow/calf enterprise.


Ec00-104 Nebraska Soybean Variety Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, Roger Wesley Elmore, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic Jan 2000

Ec00-104 Nebraska Soybean Variety Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, Roger Wesley Elmore, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of soybean variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department and the Northeast, South Central and West Central Research and Extension Centers. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Nf00-435 Consumer Responsibility In Health Care: Selecting Mental Health Care, Paul Flack, Mary Ellen Rider Jan 2000

Nf00-435 Consumer Responsibility In Health Care: Selecting Mental Health Care, Paul Flack, Mary Ellen Rider

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers guidance for persons in need of mental health care for themselves or a loved one.


Ec00-106 Nebraska Grain Sorghum Hybrid Tests 2000, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger Jan 2000

Ec00-106 Nebraska Grain Sorghum Hybrid Tests 2000, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, Lenis Alton Nelson, David D. Baltensperger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of grain sorghum trials conducted to obtain yield and other information for some of the hybrids being marketed. The 2000 season was the 43rd year that private hybrids were included in these trials.


Ec00-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Bean, Pea, Oat, And Spring Wheat Variety Tests 2000, David D. Baltensperger, Glen E. Frickel, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, James Hain, Clair Stymiest, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell Jan 2000

Ec00-107 Nebraska Proso, Sunflower, Bean, Pea, Oat, And Spring Wheat Variety Tests 2000, David D. Baltensperger, Glen E. Frickel, Robert N. Klein, James Krall, James Hain, Clair Stymiest, Jerry Nachtman, Lenis Alton Nelson, P. Stephen Baenziger, Todd Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of spring small grain trials grown throughout Nebraska, and proso, amaranth, sunflower, and field pea variety trials conducted by the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff, and the High Plains Agricultural Laboratory, Sidney. Conduct of the experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Ec00-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall Jan 2000

Ec00-105 Nebraska Corn Hybrid Tests 2000, Lenis Alton Nelson, Robert N. Klein, Roger Wesley Elmore, David D. Baltensperger, Charles A. Shapiro, Stevan Z. Knezevic, James Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This circular is a progress report of corn hybrid performance tests conducted by the Agronomy Department and the Northeast, South Central, West Central and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers of Nebraska and University of Wyoming at Torrington. Conduct of experiments and publication of results is a joint effort of the Agricultural Research Division and the Cooperative Extension Service.


Rp97-75 Fixed And Flexible Cash Rental Arrangements For Your Farm, Larry N. Langemeier Jan 1997

Rp97-75 Fixed And Flexible Cash Rental Arrangements For Your Farm, Larry N. Langemeier

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The kind of rental arrangements for cropland vary widely in each locality and from one geographic area to another. What is desirable for one particular landlord/tenant relationship is not acceptable for others. The purpose of this publication is to help tenants and landlords develop fair cash-rent arrangements and assist them in making sound decisions based on a fair evaluation of resources. The first section addresses whether a fixed cash-rent lease arrangement should be used. Part II discusses how to develop a fair fixed cash rental rate, while Part III provides information on setting rent for other cropland, pasture, and ...


Student Demand For Extended Library Hours, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Sep 1996

Student Demand For Extended Library Hours, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The goal of this brief issue of Focus is.to report our findings concerning the relative student demand for various possible extensions of library hours. Western's libraries have received requests and suggestions concerning the extension of library hours. The need to balance service to Western students against the cost of extending Wilson Library's operating hours called for additional information. At the request of the Acting Director of Libraries, Marian Alexander, the Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing and the Office of Survey Research undertook a brief survey to examine the likely value to students of various possible additions ...


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.


Nf96-294 Tenants In Common Ownership As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-294 Tenants In Common Ownership As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Tenants in common is a way of sharing ownership of property among two or more persons in which each tenant holds an undivided interest in the property, and the tenants may own interests of differing sizes.


Nf95-233 Glossary Of Estate Planning Terms, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken Jan 1995

Nf95-233 Glossary Of Estate Planning Terms, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on forms of business organization used in business and estate planning by farm and ranch families.


Nf95-227 Intestate Succession In Farming And Ranching, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken Jan 1995

Nf95-227 Intestate Succession In Farming And Ranching, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on farm and ranch estate planning.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Nf92-106 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.