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G13-425 2013 Nebraska Beef Report Summaries, Richard J. Rasby, Karla Jenkins, Galen Erickson Jan 2013

G13-425 2013 Nebraska Beef Report Summaries, Richard J. Rasby, Karla Jenkins, Galen Erickson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Brief synopsis of recent UNL beef research. Each year the UNL Department of Animal Science reports its current beef cattle research. This 2013 NebGuide discusses the research topics of Cow/Calf, Growing, Finishing and Beef Products.


Ec13-872 Nebraska 2013 Crop Budgets, Robert N. Klein, Roger K. Wilson Jan 2013

Ec13-872 Nebraska 2013 Crop Budgets, Robert N. Klein, Roger K. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication contains crop production budgets for 13 crops and 51 cropping systems, as well as tables of power, machinery, labor, and input costs used to develop these budgets. Each budget consists of five sections:

  • Heading
  • List of representative field operations
  • List of materials and services used
  • Operations and interest tabulations
  • Overhead costs including real estate taxes and opportunity­ charges

The budgets are presented in a worksheet format with a “Your Estimate’’ column for recording cost modifications.


G12-425 Nebraska Beef Report Summaries 2012, Richard J. Rasby, Dennis Brink, Galen E. Erickson Jan 2012

G12-425 Nebraska Beef Report Summaries 2012, Richard J. Rasby, Dennis Brink, Galen E. Erickson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Brief synopsis of recent UNL beef research. Each year the UNL Department of Animal Science reports its current beef cattle research. This 2012 NebGuide discusses the research topics of Cow/Calf, Growing, Finishing and Beef Products.


Ec12-101 Spring Seed Guide 2012, Teshome H. Regassa, Greg R. Kruger, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Charles A. Shapiro, Bruce Anderson, Dipak K. Santra, Jim Krall Jan 2012

Ec12-101 Spring Seed Guide 2012, Teshome H. Regassa, Greg R. Kruger, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Charles A. Shapiro, Bruce Anderson, Dipak K. Santra, Jim Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Welcome to the 2012 Spring Seed Guide. Corn, soybean, sorghum, sunflower, and alfalfa are included in this seed guide. This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department, West Central, and Northeast Extension Centers, and their associated agricultural laboratories and the associates of the University of Wyoming at SAREC.


Ec12-103 Fall Seed Guide 2012, Teshome H. Regassa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Greg R. Kruger, Dipak K. Santra Jan 2012

Ec12-103 Fall Seed Guide 2012, Teshome H. Regassa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Greg R. Kruger, Dipak K. Santra

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Welcome to the 2012 Fall Seed Guide. Crops included in this guide are winter wheat, winter barley, triticale, and alfalfa. This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department, West Central, and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboratories. This circular reports data from winter wheat trials conducted throughout Nebraska.


Ec12-823 2012 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part I, Roger K. Wilson Jan 2012

Ec12-823 2012 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part I, Roger K. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into Part I (EC12-823) and Part II (EC12-826). Part I includes the spring and summer operations such as planting and small grains harvest, and Part II includes information about fall and miscellaneous operations.

The information presented here should be used only as a guide. Rates change from year to year due to cost changes and the availability of custom operators.


Ec12-826 2012 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, Roger K. Wilson Jan 2012

Ec12-826 2012 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part Ii, Roger K. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into Part I (EC12-823) and Part II (EC12-826). Part I includes the spring and summer operations such as planting and small grains harvest, and Part II includes information about fall and miscellaneous operations.

The information presented here should be used only as a guide. Rates change from year to year due to cost changes and the availability of custom operators.


Ec11-101 Spring Seed Guide, Teshome H. Regassa, Greg R. Kruger, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Charles A. Shapiro, Bruce Anderson, Dipak K. Santra, Jim Krall Jan 2011

Ec11-101 Spring Seed Guide, Teshome H. Regassa, Greg R. Kruger, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Charles A. Shapiro, Bruce Anderson, Dipak K. Santra, Jim Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Welcome to the 2011 Spring Seed Guide. Corn, soybean, sorghum, and alfalfa are included in this seed guide. This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department, West Central, and Northeast Extension Centers, and their associated agricultural laboratories and the associates of the University of Wyoming at SAREC.


Ec10-103 Fall Seed Guide 2010, Teshome H. Regassa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Greg R. Kruger, Dipak K. Santra, Charles A. Shapiro, Jim Krall Jan 2010

Ec10-103 Fall Seed Guide 2010, Teshome H. Regassa, P. Stephen Baenziger, Greg R. Kruger, Dipak K. Santra, Charles A. Shapiro, Jim Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Welcome to the 2010 Fall Seed Guide. Crops included in this guide are winter wheat, winter barley, and triticale. This circular is a progress report of variety trials conducted by personnel of the Agronomy Department, West Central, Northeast, and Panhandle Research and Extension Centers and their associated agricultural laboratories. This circular reports data from winter wheat trials conducted through Nebraska.


G09-1856 Commercially Available Dna Tests For Genetic Improvement Of Beef Cattle, Matthew L. Spangler Jan 2009

G09-1856 Commercially Available Dna Tests For Genetic Improvement Of Beef Cattle, Matthew L. Spangler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Misinterpreting DNA tests can cost beef cattle producers time and money. This 2009 NebGuide discusses how to interpret commercial DNA marker tests.


G09-1975 Nebraska - An Opportunity For Dairy Expansion And Relocation, Jeffrey F. Keown Jan 2009

G09-1975 Nebraska - An Opportunity For Dairy Expansion And Relocation, Jeffrey F. Keown

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2009 NebGuide discusses why dairy producers might choose Nebraska in order to expand and/or relocate their dairy. It looks at several areas important to dairy producers, and emphasizes the availability of feed and other natural resources of utmost importance to the dairy industry. While this NebGuide is not expansive and does not list feed prices, utility rates, etc., it does list the reasons why Nebraska is a good place to look at for a dairy operation.


G08-1680 Rust Diseases Of Corn In Nebraska, Tamra A. Jackson Jan 2008

G08-1680 Rust Diseases Of Corn In Nebraska, Tamra A. Jackson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Two rust diseases of corn occur in Nebraska. Common rust of corn occurs every year to some extent, and is caused by the fungus Puccinia sorghi. The other rust disease, southern rust, is caused by Puccinia polysora and occurs less frequently in Nebraska. Identification and management of these rust diseases of corn are discussed in this 2008 NebGuide.


G08-1376 Drinking Water: Fluoride, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Andy Kahle Jan 2008

G08-1376 Drinking Water: Fluoride, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Andy Kahle

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

At optimal levels, fluoride in drinking water can be beneficial to dental health. Learn more about fluoride concentration and potential health effects in this 2008 NebGuide.


G08-1614 Drinking Water: Certified Water Testing Laboratories In Nebraska, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt Jan 2008

G08-1614 Drinking Water: Certified Water Testing Laboratories In Nebraska, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2008 NebGuide explains the certification process water testing laboratories follow, and lists certified government and commercial operated laboratories.


G08-1493 Drinking Water Treatment: Distillation, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton Jan 2008

G08-1493 Drinking Water Treatment: Distillation, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Homeowners are increasingly concerned about contaminants in their water supply that may affect health or cause taste, odor, or nuisance problems. Distillation, one of the oldest methods of water treatment, is an effective method for reducing many impurities found in water. This 2008 NebGuide discusses the process and related equipment used for household drinking water treatment by distillation.


G08-1492 Drinking Water Treatment: Sediment Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton Jan 2008

G08-1492 Drinking Water Treatment: Sediment Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sediment filters remove suspended matter such as sand, silt, loose scale, clay or organic material from the water. Untreated water passes through a filter medium which traps suspended matter on the surface or within the filter. This 2008 NebGuide discusses the principles, processes, and requirements of cartridge sediment filtration systems for the household user.


G08-1489 Drinking Water Treatment: Activated Carbon Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton Jan 2008

G08-1489 Drinking Water Treatment: Activated Carbon Filtration, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Activated carbon filtration can effectively reduce certain organic compounds and chlorine in drinking water. It can also reduce the quantity of lead, dissolved radon, and harmless taste- and odor-causing compounds. This 2008 NebGuide discusses the principles, processes, and requirements of activated carbon filtration systems for the domestic (household) user.


G08-1333 Drinking Water: Lead, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda Jan 2008

G08-1333 Drinking Water: Lead, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Small quantities of lead can be a serious health concern, especially for infants, children, and developing fetuses. This 2008 NebGuide discusses how to safely manage lead in a domestic water supply.


G08-1360 Drinking Water: Copper, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda Jan 2008

G08-1360 Drinking Water: Copper, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Wayne Woldt, Steve Drda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Too much copper in the human body can cause stomach and intestinal distress such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. This 2008 NebGuide discusses practices to manage copper in a domestic water supply such as one for a home or business.


G08-1784 Drinking Water: Nitrate-Nitrogen, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Bruce I. Dvorak, Ralph Pulte Jan 2008

G08-1784 Drinking Water: Nitrate-Nitrogen, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Bruce I. Dvorak, Ralph Pulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nitrate-nitrogen is sometimes present in drinking water. At certain levels it can present a health risk. Properly locating and constructing wells along with regularly testing can help manage risk and are discussed in this 2008 NebGuide.


G08-1844 Stormwater Management: Pesticide Use In The Lawn And Garden, Clyde Ogg, Erin Bauer Jan 2008

G08-1844 Stormwater Management: Pesticide Use In The Lawn And Garden, Clyde Ogg, Erin Bauer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2008 NebGuide explains how the proper use and application of lawn and garden pesticides can prevent potential water contamination from stormwater runoff.


G08-1847 Economic Indexes For Beef Sire Selection, Matthew L. Spangler Jan 2008

G08-1847 Economic Indexes For Beef Sire Selection, Matthew L. Spangler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Selecting a beef sire can be made easier with economic indexes. This 2008 NebGuide illustrates the various beef sire selection indexes available.


G08-1823 Barley Yellow Dwarf Of Wheat, Barley, And Oats, Stephen N. Wegulo, Gary L. Hein, Roy C. French Jan 2008

G08-1823 Barley Yellow Dwarf Of Wheat, Barley, And Oats, Stephen N. Wegulo, Gary L. Hein, Roy C. French

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The symptom's, impacts and management of Barley Yellow Dwarf (BYD), a virus disease affecting small grains, are discussed in this 2008 NebGuide. This information is based on observations of BYD in Nebraska wheat and oat fields in 2007 and on published research conducted elsewhere.


Ec08-1488 Drinking Water Treatment: What You Need To Know When Selecting Water Treatment Equipment, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 2008

Ec08-1488 Drinking Water Treatment: What You Need To Know When Selecting Water Treatment Equipment, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2008 NebGuide explores household water quality and treatment options and can help consumers select a treatment system suited to a particular situation.


G07-1153 Corn Cutworms, Robert J. Wright, Thomas E. Hunt, Keith J. Jarvi Jan 2007

G07-1153 Corn Cutworms, Robert J. Wright, Thomas E. Hunt, Keith J. Jarvi

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses cutworms in corn -- identification, conditions that favor infestations, damage they cause and control.


G07-479 Pesticide Laws And Regulations, Clyde Ogg, Larry D. Schulze, Shripat T. Kamble Jan 2007

G07-479 Pesticide Laws And Regulations, Clyde Ogg, Larry D. Schulze, Shripat T. Kamble

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide provides general information on federal and state laws and regulations regarding pesticide applicator certification, licensing, and pesticide use in Nebraska.


G07-1677 Rhizopus Head Rot Of Sunflower In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1677 Rhizopus Head Rot Of Sunflower In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sunflower crops grown in Nebraska are susceptible to diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and nematodes, but the most economically damaging is head rot, caused by the fungal pathogen Rhizopus. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the pathogen, disease history, symptoms, and management.


G07-1676 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1676 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas In Nebraska, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Ascochyta blight is the most serious chickpea disease worldwide. Integrating genetic resistance, crop rotation, and fungicide application is the best way to manage the disease and is discussed in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde Ogg Jan 2007

G07-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde Ogg

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide describes how to identify common cockroach species, what they need to survive, and effective, low-toxic alternatives to traditional chemical control options.


G07-1434 Controlling Beaver Damage, Stephen M. Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro, Sam Wilson, Ron Fryda Jan 2007

G07-1434 Controlling Beaver Damage, Stephen M. Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro, Sam Wilson, Ron Fryda

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide describes beaver biology and behavior and characterizes the types of damage caused by them. It suggests control methods and equipment and describes legal restrictions.