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Ignoring Variation: Are We Missing Opportunities?, Behave Jan 2000

Ignoring Variation: Are We Missing Opportunities?, Behave

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This publication discusses the fact that each individual person and animal is so unique from one another and the opportunity to study and learn about the differences rather than the similarities and averages is often passed up.


Ec00-1879 Sorghum Ergot In The Northern Great Plains, Jim Stack Jan 2000

Ec00-1879 Sorghum Ergot In The Northern Great Plains, Jim Stack

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sorghum is grown throughout Nebraska on approximately 0.6 million acres of land. It is grown as a forage crop as well as a grain crop. There is no significant commercial seed production in Nebraska. Grain sorghum is used domestically as livestock feed, in ethanol production, and to a limited extent as a food crop.

Grain sorghum is also exported to several countries. All sorghum hybrids (grain and forage) are susceptible to ergot disease. Ergot is a disease that impacts sorghum production directly by infecting unfertilized flowers and preventing seed development. Ergot also impacts sorghum production indirectly. Affected fields with ...


Ec00-899 Sorghum Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska, Lynn Lutgen Jan 2000

Ec00-899 Sorghum Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska, Lynn Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following publication contains the sorghum basis patterns for several towns in Nebraska. Price information was collected through surveys, newspapers, electronic media, etc. The listing includes towns representative of different geographic locations in Nebraska. The amount of data varies among locations. This publication will be updated each year by adding a year's data to each location. This allows the user to observe the changing of basis patterns over time.


Ec00-898 Wheat Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska, Lynn Lutgen Jan 2000

Ec00-898 Wheat Basis Patterns From Selected Sites In Nebraska, Lynn Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The following publication contains wheat basis patterns for several towns in Nebraska. The basic price information was collected through surveys, newspaper, electronic media, etc. The listing includes towns that are representative of different geographic locations in Nebraska. This publication will be updated each year by adding a year's data to each location which will allow the user to observe the changes in the basis patterns over time.


Ec00-154 Precision Agriculture: Soil Sampling For Precision Agriculture, Richard B. Ferguson, Gary W. Hergert Jan 2000

Ec00-154 Precision Agriculture: Soil Sampling For Precision Agriculture, Richard B. Ferguson, Gary W. Hergert

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

As various aspects of precision agriculture are implemented in Nebraska, some of the most frequent questions asked by producers, fertilizer dealers and crop consultants relate to soil sampling. Should I soil sample this field on a grid? What grid spacing should I use? How often should I sample? Can I use a yield map to tell where to soil sample? All of these are good questions, but often we do not have definitive answers. Site-specific management research conducted in recent years in Nebraska, however, provides some direction on how to implement a soil sampling program for precision agriculture.


G00-1419 Community Supported Agriculture, Paul Swanson Jan 2000

G00-1419 Community Supported Agriculture, Paul Swanson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide explains what community supported agriculture is, how it works and what producers will need to do to participate.

Most Nebraskans have not heard of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) but the concept is about three decades old in Japan and Europe and about 10-15 years old on the east coast of the United States.