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2007

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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.


G07-1753 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, R. M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1753 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, R. M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The symptoms, factors favoring infection, prediction and control measures for Cercospora leaf spot of sugar beet is described in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1714 Drinking Water: Iron And Manganese, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Gyanendra Prasai Jan 2007

G07-1714 Drinking Water: Iron And Manganese, Bruce I. Dvorak, Sharon Skipton, Wayne Woldt, Gyanendra Prasai

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Common water contaminants iron and manganese are not health hazards but can cause offensive taste, appearance and staining. Testing and treatment options are available for public and private water supplies and are discussed here in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1704 Chloramines Water Disinfection: Omaha Metropolitan Utilities District And Lincoln Water System, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak Jan 2007

G07-1704 Chloramines Water Disinfection: Omaha Metropolitan Utilities District And Lincoln Water System, Sharon Skipton, Bruce I. Dvorak

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Bacteria and other disease-causing organisms in drinking water can cause intestinal infections, dysentery and a variety of other illnesses. Water disinfection reduces disease-causing organisms and prevents the transmission of disease. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the disinfection process used by the Omaha Metropolitan Utilities District and Lincoln Water System.


G07-1678 The Relationship Of Dry Bean And Sugar Beet Pathogens With Common Weeds In Nebraska Production Fields, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2007

G07-1678 The Relationship Of Dry Bean And Sugar Beet Pathogens With Common Weeds In Nebraska Production Fields, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Certain weeds in the Nebraska Panhandle can serve as hosts for pathogens that cause disease in dry edible beans and sugar beets. Properly managing weed populations and rotating with nonhost crops can help control the spread of disease. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the symptoms, results and control of these pathogens.


G07-1770 Cleaning Pesticide Application Equipment, Clyde Ogg, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Burr Jan 2007

G07-1770 Cleaning Pesticide Application Equipment, Clyde Ogg, Robert N. Klein, Charles A. Burr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Important steps in completely and carefully cleaning and rinsing pesticide application equipment are covered in this 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1773 Spray Drift Of Pesticides, Robert N. Klein, Larry D. Schulze, Clyde Ogg Jan 2007

G07-1773 Spray Drift Of Pesticides, Robert N. Klein, Larry D. Schulze, Clyde Ogg

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses conditions that cause particle drift, and methods private and commercial applicators may employ to reduce drift potential from pesticide spray applications.


G07-1769 Dealing With Skunks, Stephen Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro Jan 2007

G07-1769 Dealing With Skunks, Stephen Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide describes the most common skunks found in Nebraska, how to remove them, and prevent or manage the damage they can cause.


G07-1766 Rust Of Dry Bean, Robert M. Harveson, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz Jan 2007

G07-1766 Rust Of Dry Bean, Robert M. Harveson, James R. Steadman, Howard F. Schwartz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Rust is a disease that affects dry beans and can dramatically reduce yields. Integrating cultural, host resistance, and chemical management practices can help protect crops and discusses here in the 2007 NebGuide.


G07-1756 Fine-Tuning A Sprayer With The "Ounce" Calibration Method, Robert N. Klein Jan 2007

G07-1756 Fine-Tuning A Sprayer With The "Ounce" Calibration Method, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This 2007 NebGuide discusses guidelines to quickly evaluate the performance of a spryayer. Sprayer calibration, nozzle discharge and speed checks are evaluated with minimal calculations.


G07-1783 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright Jan 2007

G07-1783 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The decision to treat for European corn borer is complex and affected by many variables, such as weather, plant maturity, borer survival and development, anticipated corn prices, insecticide efficacy, and costs versus anticipated returns. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the factors growers need to consider when assessing the need for control of second generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


G07-1782 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, R. J. Wright, Robert J. Wright Jan 2007

G07-1782 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, R. J. Wright, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The decision to treat for European corn borer is complex and affected by many variables such as weather, plant maturity, borer survival and development, anticipated corn prices, insecticide efficacy, and costs versus anticipated returns. This 2007 NebGuide discusses the factors growers need to consider when assessing the need for control of first generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


Ec07-846 Nebraska Cash Corn Prices And Basis Patterns, Darrell R. Mark, Andrew J. Kabes Jan 2007

Ec07-846 Nebraska Cash Corn Prices And Basis Patterns, Darrell R. Mark, Andrew J. Kabes

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The basis data in this 2007 publication are a valuable tool for producers across the state to use in marketing their grain. Basis is the difference between the local cash grain price in Nebraska and the nearby futures prices. A good understanding of local basis trends can help producers make grain marketing decisions and forecast basis when evaluating futures hedges.