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Nf93-149 Helping The Hurting Guidelines For The Helping Professional, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1993

Nf93-149 Helping The Hurting Guidelines For The Helping Professional, Herbert G. Lingren

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact offers suggestions for helping persons dealing with emotional stress.


Nf93-123 Dating: The Benefits And Risks, George P. Rowe Jan 1993

Nf93-123 Dating: The Benefits And Risks, George P. Rowe

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The purpose of this NebFact is to examine the benefits and risks of dating in the United States.


Nf93-130 Food Guide Pyramid For Older Adults, Lisa M. Beretta, Wanda M. Koszewski Jan 1993

Nf93-130 Food Guide Pyramid For Older Adults, Lisa M. Beretta, Wanda M. Koszewski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed the pyramid. It outlines what foods should be eaten each day to promote health.


Nf93-144 Determining Property Basis, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner Jan 1993

Nf93-144 Determining Property Basis, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact aids in determining property basis.


Nf96-143 Federal Estate And Gift Taxes, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner Jan 1993

Nf96-143 Federal Estate And Gift Taxes, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses federal estate and gift taxes.


Nf93-147 Tax Considerations In Selling Farm Property, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner Jan 1993

Nf93-147 Tax Considerations In Selling Farm Property, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses various ways of selling business and personal assets from an estate planning viewpoint.


Nf93-140 Water Management For Irrigation In Nebraska, Norman L. Klocke, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Delynn R. Hay, Glenn J. Hoffman, William L. Kranz, Derrel L. Martin, Darrell Watts, C. Dean Yonts Jan 1993

Nf93-140 Water Management For Irrigation In Nebraska, Norman L. Klocke, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Delynn R. Hay, Glenn J. Hoffman, William L. Kranz, Derrel L. Martin, Darrell Watts, C. Dean Yonts

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses water management for irrigation.


Nf93-121 Practices That Reduce Risk Of Spreading Rhizomania, John A. Smith, Eric D. Kerr Jan 1993

Nf93-121 Practices That Reduce Risk Of Spreading Rhizomania, John A. Smith, Eric D. Kerr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the rhizomania virus in sugar beets.


G93-1169 Coalitions For Building Community Understanding (Revised April 1994), Georgia L. Stevens Jan 1993

G93-1169 Coalitions For Building Community Understanding (Revised April 1994), Georgia L. Stevens

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide identifies eight steps for coalitions involved in building community understanding and applies them to the issue of school-age child care.

The process of building community understanding is an important one, regardless of the area of concern. As more and more citizens recognize a particular problem, that problem moves from the private to the public domain and requires the involvement of a larger segment of the community. Though this NebGuide deals specifically with the example of school-age child care, the process of involving the whole community is relevant to any area of policy-making.


G93-1166 Budgeting: The Basics And Beyond, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue Jan 1993

G93-1166 Budgeting: The Basics And Beyond, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Budgeting is a word which usually gets negative reactions from people. But, a budget can help you use the money you have more effectively. A budget is a financial plan for spending; not a bookkeeping chore of keeping track of every penny.


Nf93-120 The 1993 Atrazine Label Revision, Fred W. Roeth Jan 1993

Nf93-120 The 1993 Atrazine Label Revision, Fred W. Roeth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the 1993 label revision of Atrazine.


G93-1149 Stripe Smut Disease Of Turfgrass, John E. Watkins, Roch E. Gaussoin Jan 1993

G93-1149 Stripe Smut Disease Of Turfgrass, John E. Watkins, Roch E. Gaussoin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Ways to identify and treat smut fungi are given here.

Smut fungi infect various grasses, either cultivated or found naturally in the wild. In turfgrass, one of the most common smut diseases is stripe smut caused by Ustilago striiformis.

Stripe smut occurs most commonly on Kentucky bluegrass, occasionally on bentgrass and rarely on fine fescues and perennial ryegrass; it has not been reported to occur on zoysia. The widespread use of susceptible Kentucky bluegrass cultivars has contributed to the common occurrence of stripe smut.

Stripe smut should not be taken lightly by turfgrass managers. Infection causes a general decline, and ...


G93-1147 Preventing Bacterial Contamination, Medication And Other Chemical Residues In Poultry Meat And Eggs, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Norman Schneider, Susan Sumner Jan 1993

G93-1147 Preventing Bacterial Contamination, Medication And Other Chemical Residues In Poultry Meat And Eggs, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Norman Schneider, Susan Sumner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide deals with food safety in home broiler or table egg production flocks.

Food safety issues such as drug and pesticide residues and bacterial contamination have received a lot of attention from the media lately. While this attention has focused predominantly on practices by the large commercial livestock and poultry industries, procedures to assure food safety and quality should be practiced by home flock producers as well.


G93-1180 Horn Fly Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell Jan 1993

G93-1180 Horn Fly Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide identifies ways to control horn flies on cattle.

The horn fly is a blood-feeder that feeds 20 to 30 times per day. A population of several thousand horn flies may be present on one animal. When large numbers of these flies are on cattle, the cattle bunch and expend considerable effort fighting the flies. They will often stand in water or seek shade trying to get relief from the flies. When they do this, they fail to graze normally.

Studies in the United States and Canada show that during the grazing season yearling cattle free from horn flies ...


G93-1175 Sanitation For Fly And Disease Management At Confined Livestock Facilities, John B. Campbell, Duane Rice Jan 1993

G93-1175 Sanitation For Fly And Disease Management At Confined Livestock Facilities, John B. Campbell, Duane Rice

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes flies found in confined livestock facilities, how they breed, and how they can be controlled.

The stable fly and house fly are the major insect pests at confined livestock units. The stable fly has a piercing-type mouthpart which is used to pierce the skin to obtain a blood meal. House flies do not bite because they have a sponging-type mouthpart with which they feed on semi-liquid material. The life cycles of the two species are similar, consisting of eggs, larvae (maggots), pupae, and the adult. During summer months the stable fly completes its life cycle in about ...


G93-1142 Sheep Insect Management, John B. Campbell Jan 1993

G93-1142 Sheep Insect Management, John B. Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Controlling insects that infest sheep is discussed here.

Most of the insects that infest sheep also infest goats, but very few insecticides are approved for lactating goats.


G93-1141 Dairy Cattle Insect Management, John B. Campbell Jan 1993

G93-1141 Dairy Cattle Insect Management, John B. Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Information on controlling flies, lice, grubs and mange mites on dairy cattle is found here.

House, stable and blow flies may be pests of dairy cattle kept on lots. These flies (filth flies) breed in spilled feed, bedding, decaying organic matter and manure mixed with moisture, dirt and organic matter. Sanitation is the first and most important step in control of filth flies.


Nf93-131 Vegetative Buffalograss Management Calendar, Roch E. Gaussoin, Terrance Riordan Jan 1993

Nf93-131 Vegetative Buffalograss Management Calendar, Roch E. Gaussoin, Terrance Riordan

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses buffalograss management.


Nf93-65 Turfgrass Cultivars For Nebraska, Robert C. Shearman, Roch E. Gaussoin, Steve Westerholt, Terrance P. Riordan Jan 1993

Nf93-65 Turfgrass Cultivars For Nebraska, Robert C. Shearman, Roch E. Gaussoin, Steve Westerholt, Terrance P. Riordan

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This fact sheet will assist in turfgrass cultivar selection for Nebraska. Cultivar lists are not inclusive. Consumers should use them as guides. Use all available information before making a final selection of grasses best adapted for use in your situation.


Nf93-112 Damaged Trees: How To Select An Arborist Or Tree Service, David P. Mooter, John C. Fech, Myrna L. Powell Jan 1993

Nf93-112 Damaged Trees: How To Select An Arborist Or Tree Service, David P. Mooter, John C. Fech, Myrna L. Powell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers advice for selecting an arborist or tree service.


Nf93-113 Proper Way To Ear Notch Pigs, Scott Brady, Doyle R. Wolverton, Donald G. Levis, Michael C. Brumm Jan 1993

Nf93-113 Proper Way To Ear Notch Pigs, Scott Brady, Doyle R. Wolverton, Donald G. Levis, Michael C. Brumm

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers instruction in pig ear notching.


Nf93-126 Health And Safety In The Arts And Crafts, Mary C. Saylor, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1993

Nf93-126 Health And Safety In The Arts And Crafts, Mary C. Saylor, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses safety issues in arts and crafts.


G93-1128 Understanding Groundwater, William L. Kranz, Delynn R. Hay, James W. Goeke Jan 1993

G93-1128 Understanding Groundwater, William L. Kranz, Delynn R. Hay, James W. Goeke

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide provides information on how groundwater exists, where it exists, and how it moves. Key definitions are highlighted. Water is the life blood of every living creature on earth. Approximately 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered with water. Through the wonders of nature, water can take on many different forms, from the water we drink, to the ice we use to chill a glass of lemonade, to the water vapor used to steam clean equipment. It is easy to understand the significance water plays in our lives, but it may be much more difficult to understand ...


Nf93-155 Rural Families Facing Economics And Emotional Stress, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1993

Nf93-155 Rural Families Facing Economics And Emotional Stress, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses rural families facing economics and emotional stress.


Nf93-146 Delayed Payment Of Federal Estate Taxes, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner Jan 1993

Nf93-146 Delayed Payment Of Federal Estate Taxes, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses delayed payment of federal estate taxes.


Nf93-145 Special-Use And Alternate Valuation Of Estate Property, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner Jan 1993

Nf93-145 Special-Use And Alternate Valuation Of Estate Property, Ray Massey, Gary Bredensteiner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses special-use and alternative valuation of estate property.


Nf93-115 The New Food Label, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1993

Nf93-115 The New Food Label, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact explains the food labels introduced in 1993.


Nf93-117 Food Guide Pyramid Vegetable Group, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1993

Nf93-117 Food Guide Pyramid Vegetable Group, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the role of vegetables in the food pyramid.


Nf93-116 Food Guide Pyramid Fruit Group, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1993

Nf93-116 Food Guide Pyramid Fruit Group, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the food group's importance in the food pyramid.


Nf93-156 Nutrition For Tobacco Smokers & Chewers, Judy A. Driskell Jan 1993

Nf93-156 Nutrition For Tobacco Smokers & Chewers, Judy A. Driskell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses nutrition for tobacco smokers and chewers.