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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.


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.


Nf93-116 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.


Nf93-113 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.


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 ...


G93-1153 Stable Fly Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell Jan 1993

G93-1153 Stable Fly Control On Cattle, John B. Campbell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Control of stable flies in feedlots and dairy operations is covered here.

Description

The stable fly is about the size of a house fly but is dark gray and has dark irregular spots on its abdomen. The proboscis (mouthpart) protrudes bayonet-like in front of the head. The larvae are typical whitish fly maggots. The pupae are chestnut brown and about 1/4 inch long.


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.


G93-1131 Clover Mites And Their Management, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith, Robert W. Davis Jan 1993

G93-1131 Clover Mites And Their Management, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith, Robert W. Davis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This guide describes the life cycle of clover mites and offers strategies for controlling them.

Clover mites are common nuisance pests in Nebraska, often invading homes and other properties in enormous numbers. These tiny pests are most troublesome in early spring and again in fall, especially on the east and south sides of buildings. Also, they frequently appear on window sills during the winter months, on relatively warm, calm, sunny days. The clover mite is not an insect but is a relative of spiders and ticks. The full-grown clover mite is slightly smaller than a pin head and has a ...


Nf93-137 Conservation Of Textile Items, Shirley Niemeyer, Patricia Cox Crews Jan 1993

Nf93-137 Conservation Of Textile Items, Shirley Niemeyer, Patricia Cox Crews

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses preservation of textiles.


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.


Nf93-148 Checklist For Starting A Home-Based Business, Carol Thayer Jan 1993

Nf93-148 Checklist For Starting A Home-Based Business, Carol Thayer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers a checklist for starting a home-based business.


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.


Nf93-115 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.


Nf93-156 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.


Nf93-159 Staphylococcus Aureus, Julie A. Albrecht, Susan S. Sumner Jan 1993

Nf93-159 Staphylococcus Aureus, Julie A. Albrecht, Susan S. Sumner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Staphylococcus aureus.


Nf93-154 Effective Ways To Guide Children, Pat Steffens Jan 1993

Nf93-154 Effective Ways To Guide Children, Pat Steffens

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses effective ways to guide children.


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.


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.


Nf93-114 Charitable Giving In Estate And Retirement Planning, Ray Massey Jan 1993

Nf93-114 Charitable Giving In Estate And Retirement Planning, Ray Massey

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives advice on charitable giving.


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.


Nf93-146 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.


Nf93-112 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.


Nf93-140 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.


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.


Nf93-134 Water Nuisances: Alternatives To Cleaning Deposits On Household Surfaces, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1993

Nf93-134 Water Nuisances: Alternatives To Cleaning Deposits On Household Surfaces, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses many cleaning problems and solutions.


Nf93-132 Hiring A Professional House Cleaner, Shirley Niemeyer, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue Jan 1993

Nf93-132 Hiring A Professional House Cleaner, Shirley Niemeyer, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers guidance for hiring a professional house cleaner.


G93-1125 Lining A Jacket Or Coat, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1993

G93-1125 Lining A Jacket Or Coat, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The purpose of a lining is to add to the comfort of the wearer; preserve the shape of a garment or add body to it; and conceal construction details and raw edges of fabric, thus giving a finished appearance to the inside of the garment. A neatly applied lining usually adds to a garment quality.

The fabric and style of the garment may influence whether a lining should be used. Woven fabrics are more frequently lined (to conceal raw edges) than knit fabrics. If a woven fabric coat or jacket is not lined, give seam allowances and facings a special ...