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Nf96-291 Intestate Succession As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken Jan 1996

Nf96-291 Intestate Succession As An Estate Planning Tool, Paul H. Gessaman, J. David Aiken

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

What happens if you die without a will? This NebFact has information on intestate succession.


G96-1307 Bioengineering For Hillslope, Streambank And Lakeshore Erosion Control, Thomas G. Franti Jan 1996

G96-1307 Bioengineering For Hillslope, Streambank And Lakeshore Erosion Control, Thomas G. Franti

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes bioengineering techniques for hillslope, streambank and lakeshore erosion control. Tips for a successful bioengineering installation and demonstration project are described. Soil erosion occurs whenever water meets land with enough force to move soil. Often this occurs along streambanks and lakeshores or where excess water flows over hillslopes. While streambank and hillslope erosion can be dramatic, especially after large rainfalls or floods, normal streamflows, excess runoff from urbanized areas and wave action along lakeshores continually erode soil. Erosion can be severe, as is the case in many man-made lakes, where shorelines are composed of easily erodible soil. Traditional ...


G96-1302 Managing Varroa In The Midwest, Marion D. Ellis, Frederick P. Baxendale Jan 1996

G96-1302 Managing Varroa In The Midwest, Marion D. Ellis, Frederick P. Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

There are important regional differences in varroa population dynamics and control. This NebGuide offers recommendations on varroa management for beekeepers in the Midwest.

Varroa management has become an essential aspect of successful beekeeping since the mite was first discovered in the United States in 1987. Unlike most parasites which coexist with their host, varroa eventually destroy honey bee colonies of European descent. A good understanding of this important bee parasite is essential for successful beekeeping.


Nf96-280 Hog Cash Contracts Advantages And Disadvantages, Allen C. Wellman Jan 1996

Nf96-280 Hog Cash Contracts Advantages And Disadvantages, Allen C. Wellman

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact has information on different types of hog cash contracts.


Nf96-267 Hog Cash Contracts, Allen C. Wellman Jan 1996

Nf96-267 Hog Cash Contracts, Allen C. Wellman

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact has information on the traditional provisions of a fixed price forward cash contract for a seller of livestock.


Nf96-269 Chiggers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith Jan 1996

Nf96-269 Chiggers, Frederick P. Baxendale, Shripat T. Kamble, David L. Keith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on chiggers.


G96-1310 Ornamental Grasses In Nebraska Landscapes (Revised May 1999), Don Steinegger, John C. Fech, Dale T. Lindgren, Anne Streich Jan 1996

G96-1310 Ornamental Grasses In Nebraska Landscapes (Revised May 1999), Don Steinegger, John C. Fech, Dale T. Lindgren, Anne Streich

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the selection of and care for ornamental grasses.

Although grasses are an important component of Great Plains flora, Midwesterners have only recently incorporated them into landscape plantings. Many homeowners are acquiring plants such as ornamental grasses because they tolerate or even benefit from lower application rates of nitrogen and pesticides. Ornamental grasses tolerate drought, wetness, and fluctuating winter temperatures. They are resistant to most diseases and insect pests and require minimum inputs of fertilizer. Because of these characteristics they are useful to gardeners interested in a low-input or sustainable landscape.


Nf96-303 Millipedes And Centipedes, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale Jan 1996

Nf96-303 Millipedes And Centipedes, David L. Keith, Frederick P. Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on millipedes and centipedes.


Nf96-307 Managing The Russian Wheat Aphid With Resistant Wheat Varieties, John Thomas, Gary Hein, David D. Baltensperger, Lenis Alton Nelson, Scott Haley Jan 1996

Nf96-307 Managing The Russian Wheat Aphid With Resistant Wheat Varieties, John Thomas, Gary Hein, David D. Baltensperger, Lenis Alton Nelson, Scott Haley

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on using resistant wheat varieties to control Russian wheat aphids.


Nf96-290 Irrigation Management Practices In Nebraska, William Miller, Ray Supalla, Benedict Juliano Jan 1996

Nf96-290 Irrigation Management Practices In Nebraska, William Miller, Ray Supalla, Benedict Juliano

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on a variety of new irrigation practices.


Ec96-1555 Insect Pest Management Strategies For Yards And Gardens, Frederick P. Baxendale, Robert J. Wright Jan 1996

Ec96-1555 Insect Pest Management Strategies For Yards And Gardens, Frederick P. Baxendale, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

A growing awareness of problems associated with overusing pesticides has prompted many home gardeners and landscape managers to seek alternative methods of insect control. Integrated pest management (IPM) uses suitable methods in a compatible manner to maintain pest densities below levels of unacceptable injury.

IPM principles can be applied to all pest groups (insects, mites, weeds, plant diseases and vertebrates), and urban as well as agricultural settings. This publication will discuss how integrated pest management can be applied to insect and mite management in yards and gardens.


Nf96-268 Conducting A Prescribed Burn On Warm-Season Grass Crp Sites, Robert Stritzke Jan 1996

Nf96-268 Conducting A Prescribed Burn On Warm-Season Grass Crp Sites, Robert Stritzke

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has guidelines for prescribed burns on CRP sites.


Nf96-266 Lightning Safety, Steven J. Meyer, Robert D. Grisso Jan 1996

Nf96-266 Lightning Safety, Steven J. Meyer, Robert D. Grisso

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Lightning is the most frequent weather threat to personal safety during the thunderstorm season. This NebFact has information you should know about.


Nf96-281 Soil Fertility Considerations For Land Coming Out Of Crp, Charles A. Shapiro, Gary W. Hergert, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey Jan 1996

Nf96-281 Soil Fertility Considerations For Land Coming Out Of Crp, Charles A. Shapiro, Gary W. Hergert, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses soil nutrients and fertility for CRP farmland.


G96-1300 Insects That Feed On Corn Ears, David L. Keith, J. F. Witkowski Jan 1996

G96-1300 Insects That Feed On Corn Ears, David L. Keith, J. F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

How to identify mature and immature insects that infest and damage ears of corn.

Several kinds of insects infest the developing ears of corn, raising farmers' concerns and sometimes causing economic damage. Some of these insects can reduce both yield and quality of seed corn, pop corn, sweet corn and field corn. Control decisions depend in part on the economics of the corn crop produced. In many cases, particularly in field corn where the value of the crop per acre is somewhat lower, the insects may not be sufficiently damaging to require control. The higher value of seed corn compared ...


G96-1277 Pine Moths, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale, J. Ackland Jones Jan 1996

G96-1277 Pine Moths, Mark O. Harrell, Frederick P. Baxendale, J. Ackland Jones

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Pine moths can seriously damage pine trees. This NebGuide helps you recognize damage and symptoms, identify the pest, and choose a control.

Pine moths are serious pests of pines in Nebraska. Larvae (caterpillars) damage trees by tunneling just beneath the bark of the trunk and branches (Figure 1), most commonly on the trunk just below a branch. The tunnels they make can girdle the trunk or branches or physically weaken them so they are easily broken by wind or snow (Figure 2). Heavily infested trees are often deformed and are sometimes killed.


Nf96-250 What You Ought To Know About Sewing Machine Needles, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1996

Nf96-250 What You Ought To Know About Sewing Machine Needles, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on different types of sewing machine needles.


Nf96-270 Handling Feed Moisture In Ration Formulation And Inventory Control, Richard J. Rasby, Rick Grant Jan 1996

Nf96-270 Handling Feed Moisture In Ration Formulation And Inventory Control, Richard J. Rasby, Rick Grant

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on livestock feed moisture.


Nf96-263 How To Form Insurance Purchasing Pools In Nebraska, Mary Ellen Rider, John Rink, Angela Parato Jan 1996

Nf96-263 How To Form Insurance Purchasing Pools In Nebraska, Mary Ellen Rider, John Rink, Angela Parato

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on how to begin, types of coverage, what providers to include, is the plan portable, and when to evaluate the plan.


Nf96-274 Seed Sources For Commercial Vegetable Production, Laurie Hodges Jan 1996

Nf96-274 Seed Sources For Commercial Vegetable Production, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has addresses of distributors of seeds for commercial vegetable production.


Nf96-273 Establishment Of Kentucky Bluegrass For Seed Production In The Nebraska Panhandle And Southeastern Wyoming, Ray E. Weed, David D. Baltensperger, Robert C. Shearman, Roger Hammons, Jim Krall Jan 1996

Nf96-273 Establishment Of Kentucky Bluegrass For Seed Production In The Nebraska Panhandle And Southeastern Wyoming, Ray E. Weed, David D. Baltensperger, Robert C. Shearman, Roger Hammons, Jim Krall

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact contains information on selecting turfgrass seed fields, preparation of the fields for seeding, fertilizing for grass establishment, seeding, certification of seed quality, cultivar selection and quality maintenance, and suggested additional readings and resources.


Nf96-313 Guides For Development Of A Farmers Market, Laurie Hodges Jan 1996

Nf96-313 Guides For Development Of A Farmers Market, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact contains a list of resources for starting and running a farmers' market.


G96-1304 Windbreak Design (Revised March 2004), Scott J. Josiah, Jon S. Wilson Jan 1996

G96-1304 Windbreak Design (Revised March 2004), Scott J. Josiah, Jon S. Wilson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide provides general information for designing a tree and shrub windbreak. Landowners should work with a natural resource professional to develop site-specific tree planting plans.

What is the best design for a windbreak? The answer depends on the purpose of the windbreak, the benefits desired and the characteristics of the site where the windbreak will be located. The optimum windbreak will include enough trees to provide both wind and snow protection.


Nf96-310 Costs Of Harvesting And Hauling Corn Stalks In Large Round Bales, H. Douglas Jose, Lance L. Brown Jan 1996

Nf96-310 Costs Of Harvesting And Hauling Corn Stalks In Large Round Bales, H. Douglas Jose, Lance L. Brown

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact calculates the costs of harvesting corn stalks for either livestock fodder or industrial uses.


Nf96-261 Highlights Of The New Chicago Mercantile Exchange Lean Hogs Futures Contract, Al Wellman Jan 1996

Nf96-261 Highlights Of The New Chicago Mercantile Exchange Lean Hogs Futures Contract, Al Wellman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on the lean hog index, other contract specifications, and price conversion.


Nf96-288 Using Life Insurance In Farm And Ranch Estate Planning, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-288 Using Life Insurance In Farm And Ranch Estate Planning, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact contains information on using life insurance in estate planning.


Nf96-236 Nebraska Inheritance And Estate Taxes, J. David Aiken Jan 1996

Nf96-236 Nebraska Inheritance And Estate Taxes, J. David Aiken

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses intestate succession. It is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on farm and ranch estate planning.


Nf96-253 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Sole Proprietorship, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-253 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Sole Proprietorship, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principal forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed at the end of each NebFact.


Nf96-254 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Partnership, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-254 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Partnership, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principal forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed at the end of each NebFact.


Nf96-255 Setting Up Your Own Business: The "S" Corporation, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-255 Setting Up Your Own Business: The "S" Corporation, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principal forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed at the end of the each NebFact.