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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

1991

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Nf91-12 "Living" Trust: Cause For Consumer Concern, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-12 "Living" Trust: Cause For Consumer Concern, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses warnings about possible scams related to living trusts in Nebraska.


Nf91-21 Cutting Family Living Food Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-21 Cutting Family Living Food Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

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This NebFact discusses reducing family food expenses.


G91-1045 Turfgrass Weed Prevention And Management (Revised December 1994), Roch E. Gaussoin, Alex Martin Jan 1991

G91-1045 Turfgrass Weed Prevention And Management (Revised December 1994), Roch E. Gaussoin, Alex Martin

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This NebGuide discusses control strategies and recommendations for weed control in turf.

Weeds are a major problem in lawns and normally are the most visible of turfgrass pests. Weeds affect the function, health and appearance of the turf as they compete with desirable turfgrass plants for space, light, water and nutrients.


Nf91-44 Ineffectiveness Of Home Remedy Dye Setting Treatments, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-44 Ineffectiveness Of Home Remedy Dye Setting Treatments, Rose Marie Tondl

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This NebFact discusses methods for setting dyes in fabrics.


Nf91-45 Ramie, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-45 Ramie, Rose Marie Tondl

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This NebFact discusses ramie.


Ec91-269 Domestic Poultry Feed Formulation Guide, Earl W. Gleaves, Thomas W. Sullivan, F. John Struwe Jan 1991

Ec91-269 Domestic Poultry Feed Formulation Guide, Earl W. Gleaves, Thomas W. Sullivan, F. John Struwe

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This publication provides basic, practical information about nturition and diet requirements for poultry. Nutrient requirements, diet formulations, feed ingredient analyses, and feeding methods are ever changing. Feed cost is the largest single item of expense in producing poultry meat or eggs. Poultry producers should adopt a comprehensive feeding program based on sound nutrition principles tailored to a specific production purpose. This publication provides the basis for such a feeding program.


G91-1028 Preparing Fabric For Use, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

G91-1028 Preparing Fabric For Use, Rose Marie Tondl

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Grain perfection is the goal for people who sew.

Smart styling and a professional look in clothing construction require correct use of the grain of the fabric. No formula or method can conceal a poorly cut garment.

Garment pieces cut or pulled off grain will not fit correctly and will hang poorly when worn. Whether simple or elaborate in design, the fabric shows whether or not it has been cut on the exact grain.


G91-1101 Peach Leaf Curl And Related Diseases, L.V. Coziahr, David S. Wysong Jan 1991

G91-1101 Peach Leaf Curl And Related Diseases, L.V. Coziahr, David S. Wysong

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The identification, causes and control of peach leaf curl and related diseases are discussed.

Peach leaf curl is a common and widespread disease of peaches. In Nebraska it is found wherever peaches are grown, but it is usually not severe in the drier areas of western Nebraska. The disease is favored by the milder, wetter climate of eastern Nebraska.


G91-1039 Respiratory Infections In Domestic Poultry Flocks, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Dale Webb Jan 1991

G91-1039 Respiratory Infections In Domestic Poultry Flocks, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Dale Webb

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This NebGuide discusses the most common respiratory infections in poultry, and includes steps to diagnose, prevent, and treat each.

Small poultry flocks are susceptible to a number of respiratory infections. Some of these produce extremely mild illness while others may result in a high number of deaths.

Regardless of whether birds are raised for meat, eggs, breeding or show purposes, respiratory infections result in decreased performance. They may also disqualify a bird for show, and pose disease hazards for other poultry on the same premises.


Nf91-48 Sewing With Micro-Fibers, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-48 Sewing With Micro-Fibers, Rose Marie Tondl

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This NebFact offers suggestions for working with micro-fibers.


G91-1049 Controlling Internal Parasites In Swine, B.E. Straw Jan 1991

G91-1049 Controlling Internal Parasites In Swine, B.E. Straw

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication addresses the identification, prevention and control of internal parasites in swine and lists characteristics of principle dewormers.

Whether pigs are raised in confinement or on pasture, controlling internal parasites is essential to the overall herd health program. Recent studies by Tom Kennedy of A.E.F. Research, Inc, Waunakee, WI, have shown that worm infestation is prevalent on both a farm and individual pig basis. Of the farms examined, 91 percent raised pigs on concrete, wire or slotted floors, but more than 90 percent of all farms were infested with one or more kinds of worms.


Nf91-17 How To Minimize Mildew Damage To Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-17 How To Minimize Mildew Damage To Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses mildew removal and prevention in clothing.


Nf91-16 Removing Smoke Odors From Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-16 Removing Smoke Odors From Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses proper removal of smoke odors from clothing.


Nf91-14 Moth Protection For Woolen Apparel, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-14 Moth Protection For Woolen Apparel, Rose Marie Tondl

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This NebFact discusses methods for protecting woolen apparel from moth damage.


G91-1043 Water Runoff Control Practices For Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, William L. Kranz, David P. Shelton, Elbert C. Dickey, John A. Smith Jan 1991

G91-1043 Water Runoff Control Practices For Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, William L. Kranz, David P. Shelton, Elbert C. Dickey, John A. Smith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes techniques to help reduce water runoff from fields irrigationd with sprinkler irrigation systems.

Water runoff is often a problem associated with sprinkler irrigation systems operated on sloping terrain. Soil particles, fertilizers and pesticides can become part of runoff waters and can be moved from their target locations, causing degradation of surface water quality.

Other potential problems associated with runoff include a lack of soil moisture in localized areas of the field, crop nutrient deficiencies, washed-out seeds or plants, and increased irrigation water pumping costs.


Ec91-1771 Windbreaks And Wildlife, Ron J. Johnson, James R. Brandle, Mary M. Beck Jan 1991

Ec91-1771 Windbreaks And Wildlife, Ron J. Johnson, James R. Brandle, Mary M. Beck

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Windbreaks can support wildlife that add beauty and pleasure to our lives. They also sustain birds that eat insect pests, improve hunting opportunities, and provide a focal point for family outdoor activities. The world around us would be less appealing without the stimulation--the color, sounds, tracks, and mystery--of wild creatures; windbreaks help wildlife and in some areas are essential to survival of the wildlife we enjoy. You can add wildlife benefits to windbreak plantings whether your main goal is to shelter crops, livestock, roads, or a home or farmstead. This publication provides an overview of windbreaks and wildlife, and gives ...


G91-1036 Environmental Stresses And Tree Health, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell Jan 1991

G91-1036 Environmental Stresses And Tree Health, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide is intended to help tree owners identify tree health problems caused by environmental factors, and ways to prevent or reduce damage.

Environmental stresses cause many health problems of Nebraska trees. Hot and cold temperatures, drying winds, poor soil and root conditions and man's activities can cause direct damage to leaves, bark and roots, and can predispose trees to secondary insect and disease attack. Maintaining a tree in good condition through proper maintenance can prevent many environmentally related health problems.


G91-1035 Tree Injuries -- Prevention And Care (Revised July 2002), Dave Mooter, Mike Kuhns Jan 1991

G91-1035 Tree Injuries -- Prevention And Care (Revised July 2002), Dave Mooter, Mike Kuhns

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

It takes proper care and maintenance to keep trees healthy and safe. This is a guide toward that objective.

It has been said that a tree is not planted until it has been in the ground five years. This is especially true in Nebraska, where trees are sometimes difficult to grow.


Nf91-40 Insulation Information For Nebraska Homeowners, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1991

Nf91-40 Insulation Information For Nebraska Homeowners, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses insulation.


Nf91-27 A Discussion Of 'Greenhouse' Gases, Steve Meyer, Ken Hubbard Jan 1991

Nf91-27 A Discussion Of 'Greenhouse' Gases, Steve Meyer, Ken Hubbard

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses greenhouse gasses.


Nf91-37 Thread Facts, Rose Marie Tondl, Wendy Rich Jan 1991

Nf91-37 Thread Facts, Rose Marie Tondl, Wendy Rich

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses types of threads and their uses.


Nf91-8 Individual Vs. Group Health Insurance, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-8 Individual Vs. Group Health Insurance, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines the pros and cons of individual and group health insurance.


G91-1020 Plumbing Systems Of Agricultural Sprayers, Robert D. Grisso, David L. Varner, Robert N. Klein Jan 1991

G91-1020 Plumbing Systems Of Agricultural Sprayers, Robert D. Grisso, David L. Varner, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Properly adjusting and maintaining the plumbing systems of agricultural sprayers can improve the efficiency and uniformity of chemical applications. The plumbing systems of agricultural sprayers are usually considered foolproof. Sprayer problems may occur however, when plumbing and/or modifications are improperly done or maintenance is ignored. Retrofitting, addition of electrical control systems, and replacement of pumps or nozzles require knowledge of the plumbing system and how changes will affect sprayer performance. Routine maintenance of the plumbing systems is essential.


Nf91-36 Growing Safflower In Nebraska, Drew J. Lyon, David D. Baltensperger, Ray Sall, Eric Kerr Jan 1991

Nf91-36 Growing Safflower In Nebraska, Drew J. Lyon, David D. Baltensperger, Ray Sall, Eric Kerr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses safflower production in the Nebraska Panhandle.


Nf91-34 Food Safety For Farmers' Market Vendors, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1991

Nf91-34 Food Safety For Farmers' Market Vendors, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses food safety issues for farmers' market vendors.


Nf91-32 A Quick Consumer Guide To Safe Food Handling, Dennis Burson, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1991

Nf91-32 A Quick Consumer Guide To Safe Food Handling, Dennis Burson, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides strategies to avoid foodborne illnesses.


Nf91-2 Acquiring Credit, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-2 Acquiring Credit, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Acquiring credit means you can use someone else's money for a certain period of time to expand your immediate purchasing power. Being aware of the types of consumer credit and the ways in which you are protected by law will help you get the most out of your money.


Nf91-24 A Cash Flow Technique To Use In Household Budgeting, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-24 A Cash Flow Technique To Use In Household Budgeting, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family food expenses.


Nf91-22 Cutting Family Living Recreation, Health Care, Gifts And Contributions, Education, And Other Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-22 Cutting Family Living Recreation, Health Care, Gifts And Contributions, Education, And Other Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family living, recreation, health care, gift and education expenses.


Ec91-1556 Subterranean Termites And Their Control, Shripat T. Kamble Jan 1991

Ec91-1556 Subterranean Termites And Their Control, Shripat T. Kamble

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Termite damage to residential and commercial buildings in the U.S. costs more than $1 billion annually. Subterranean termites, the most destructive of all termite species, account for 95% of the damage. Subterranean termites occur in every state except Alaska. Two subterranean termite species, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) and R. tibialis Banks, are found in Nebraska. Control of these termites costs more than $1 million each year.