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Nf04-595 Surveillance For Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, David R. Smith, Dicky D. Griffin Jan 2004

Nf04-595 Surveillance For Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, David R. Smith, Dicky D. Griffin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Veterinarians should consider BSE in their list of diagnostic differentials when cattle exhibit signs of behavioral changes, ataxia, or recumbency.


Nf03-578 How Can I Help An Older Person Who May Have A Mental Illness?, Kathy Bosch Jan 2003

Nf03-578 How Can I Help An Older Person Who May Have A Mental Illness?, Kathy Bosch

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

Even though many persons suffer with a mental illness or disease at some point in their lives, these problems are treatable.


Ec03-1569 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Cropland Grasshoppers: Summer Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, Gary L. Hein, John B. Campbell, James A. Kalisch Jan 2003

Ec03-1569 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Cropland Grasshoppers: Summer Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, Gary L. Hein, John B. Campbell, James A. Kalisch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Summer feeding grasshoppers can cause severe damage to nearly all crops when they are abundant in field borders. Identification of the grasshoppers present is important because only four species are likely to cause significant crop damage. These four species are spur-throated grasshoppers that have a rounded head and a spur between their front legs. They are more common in weed-infested field borders and weedy adjacent pastures, but will move to cropland after consuming most of the weeds. Summer feeding grasshoppers overwinter as eggs and hatch through much of May and June.


Ec03-1568 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Rangeland And Pasture Summer Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, John B. Campbell, Gary L. Hein, James A. Kalisch Jan 2003

Ec03-1568 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Rangeland And Pasture Summer Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, John B. Campbell, Gary L. Hein, James A. Kalisch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Many kinds of summer-feeding grasshoppers are found in Nebraska rangeland and pastures. Of these, the six species listed in this guide are most likely to be numerous during outbreak years. These species overwinter as eggs and hatch through much of May and June. When abundant they can cause severe damage to rangeland and pastures, especially when dry conditions limit grass growth. Identification of the species present is important because some have greater potential for damage than others.


Ec03-1567 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Rangeland Grasshoppers: Fall/Spring Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, John B. Campbell, Gary L. Hein Jan 2003

Ec03-1567 Grasshopper Identification Guide For Rangeland Grasshoppers: Fall/Spring Feeding Species, Ronald C. Seymour, John B. Campbell, Gary L. Hein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

On rare occasions, high population of early season range grasshoppers coincide with slow growth of spring grass, causing economic loss. Most early season range grasshoppers overwinter in the nymphal stage. These grasshoppers survive by hiding under debris and organic matter.


G03-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde L. Ogg Jan 2003

G03-1523 Low Toxic Cockroach Control, Barbara P. Ogg, Clyde L. Ogg

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes how to identify common cockroach species, what they need to survive, and effective, low-toxic alternatives to traditional chemical control options.

Some people see a cockroach and immediately grab a can of bug spray, but a quick spray from an aerosol can won't provide long-term control. Ingredients in most aerosol and "bomb" treatments repel cockroaches. Using these products can cause the cockroaches to hide deeper inside walls and be more difficult to control later. To make the most of your efforts to control cockroaches, use a multiple tactic approach. First, you need to understand a little about ...


Nf03-573 Handling Used Oil A Guide For Small Businesses, Gabe Hodill, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Bruce I. Dvorak Jan 2003

Nf03-573 Handling Used Oil A Guide For Small Businesses, Gabe Hodill, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Bruce I. Dvorak

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about handling used oil for small businesses and gives references to used oil collection sites.


Nf03-588 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 11: Management Program For Ascochyta Leaf Blight, John E. Watkins Jan 2003

Nf03-588 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 11: Management Program For Ascochyta Leaf Blight, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact explains a management program for wheat streak mosaic and high plains diseases of wheat.


Nf02-542 West Nile Virus Guidelines For Horse Owners, Kathleen P. Anderson Jan 2002

Nf02-542 West Nile Virus Guidelines For Horse Owners, Kathleen P. Anderson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord) in humans and horses. Mosquitoes that acquire it from infected birds transmit the virus.


Nf02-494 Creating A Strong Family: Talking About Religion And Spirituality In Families, John Defrain Jan 2002

Nf02-494 Creating A Strong Family: Talking About Religion And Spirituality In Families, John Defrain

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about creating a strong family by talking about religion and other spiritualy things with your family.


Nf02-493 Creating A Strong Family: Looking At Life From A Family Strengths Perspective, John Defrain Jan 2002

Nf02-493 Creating A Strong Family: Looking At Life From A Family Strengths Perspective, John Defrain

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives inside advice on how to grow into a strong family.


Nf02-538 Protect Your Credit And Identity, Debra E. Schroeder, Rebecca L. Versch Jan 2002

Nf02-538 Protect Your Credit And Identity, Debra E. Schroeder, Rebecca L. Versch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact includes information on how you can protect your credit and your identity.


Nf02-544 Agencies And Organizations Serving Older Nebraskans, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 2002

Nf02-544 Agencies And Organizations Serving Older Nebraskans, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Toll-free numbers and Web site addresses change. Agency responsibilities change over time. Refer to the phone directory or contact information. This is not a complete listing of all agencies and services. It is intended only to create awareness. No endorsement of services is intended, nor is any criticism intended of those omitted.


Ec02-179 Managing Livestock Manure To Protect Environmental Quality, Michael A. Reynolds, Brian L. Benham, Richard B. Ferguson, Christopher G. Henry, Charles A. Shapiro, James P. Stack, Charles S. Wortmann Jan 2002

Ec02-179 Managing Livestock Manure To Protect Environmental Quality, Michael A. Reynolds, Brian L. Benham, Richard B. Ferguson, Christopher G. Henry, Charles A. Shapiro, James P. Stack, Charles S. Wortmann

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This book covers the land application part of manure management. With increasing regulations, the livestock producer needs to understand the scientific principles that affect manure transformations and how to use these principles to manage the manure for maximum fertilizer value with minimal environmental impact. Improved land application of manure is one part of the solution, but we suggest that the producer evaluate the quantity of nutrients arriving on the farm as feed, animals, and fertilizer compared to the total that is exported. Achieving a nutrient balance will reduce potential environmental hazards often associated with animal agriculture.


Nf02-539 Yield Suppressions Of Glyphosate-Resistant (Roundup Ready) Soybeans, Roger Wesley Elmore, Charles A. Shapiro, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alex Martin, Robert N. Klein Jan 2002

Nf02-539 Yield Suppressions Of Glyphosate-Resistant (Roundup Ready) Soybeans, Roger Wesley Elmore, Charles A. Shapiro, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alex Martin, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about glyphosate which is a popular postemergence herbicide.


Ec02-1565 Biology And Management Of Potato Insects, Robert J. Wright, Gary L. Hein, W. Wyatt Hoback, Alexander D. Pavlista Jan 2002

Ec02-1565 Biology And Management Of Potato Insects, Robert J. Wright, Gary L. Hein, W. Wyatt Hoback, Alexander D. Pavlista

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

A variety of insects can damage potatoes in Nebraska. Insects may feed directly on the tubers and damage the harvestable crop, or they may indirectly damage the crop by feeding on leaves or stems. If severe enough, indirect damage may reduce harvestable yield and quality. Insect feeding also may be important because some insects (e.g., aphids) may transmit plant diseases such as viruses when they feed, or others (e.g., psyllids) may inject toxins. This publication reviews the identification, biology, and management of common insect pests of potatoes in Nebraska. The basis for a successful integrated pest management (IPM ...


Nf01-449 An Introduction To Agricultural Production And Marketing Contracts, Tom Holman, Dillon Feuz, David D. Baltensperger Jan 2001

Nf01-449 An Introduction To Agricultural Production And Marketing Contracts, Tom Holman, Dillon Feuz, David D. Baltensperger

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact provides information on Agricultural Contracts.


Nf01-450 Daylily Rust: A New Disease In The United States, Loren J. Giesler, Jay B. Fitzgerald, Stephen V. Johnson Jan 2001

Nf01-450 Daylily Rust: A New Disease In The United States, Loren J. Giesler, Jay B. Fitzgerald, Stephen V. Johnson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This particular rust is very aggressive and destroys daylily foliage. So far all infections have been on the foliage; it is not known whether tuber infections occur.


Nf01-491 The Corn Stalk Nitrate Test, Charles A. Shapiro, Richard L. Deloughery Jan 2001

Nf01-491 The Corn Stalk Nitrate Test, Charles A. Shapiro, Richard L. Deloughery

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about several soil and plant nitrogen tests that have been developed for use, before planting or mid-season, to help farmers decide how much nitrogen to apply to their corn.


Nf01-455 Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy In The United States, David R. Smith Jan 2001

Nf01-455 Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy In The United States, David R. Smith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The USDA announced on December 23, 2003 the first diagnosis in the United States of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in a dairy cow. BSE is not contagious. It is unlikely that an outbreak of BSE will occur in North American cattle because the United States and Canada took action in 1997 to prevent transmission via contaminated feed. The risk to human health from BSE is minuscule. However, the diagnosis may seriously affect beef exports from the U.S.


Nf01-499 Tips For Eating Out, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 2001

Nf01-499 Tips For Eating Out, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

To make healthy choices when you eat out, use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to pick up some tips on ordering foods at a restaurant.


Nf01-452 Bacterial Blight On Geranium, Loren J. Giesler, Jay B. Fitzgerald Jan 2001

Nf01-452 Bacterial Blight On Geranium, Loren J. Giesler, Jay B. Fitzgerald

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The focus of this Nebfact is to help producers diagnose suspected bacterial blight problems and appropriately manage the situation.


Nf01-463 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 3: Management Program For Brown Patch, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-463 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 3: Management Program For Brown Patch, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about managing Brown Patch turf disease.


Nf01-462 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 2: Management Program For Dollar Spot, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-462 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 2: Management Program For Dollar Spot, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf disease and includes information about managing Dollar Spot.


Nf01-469 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 9: Management Program For Pink And Gray Snow Molds, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-469 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 9: Management Program For Pink And Gray Snow Molds, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf diseases and includes information about managing pink and gray snow molds.


Nf01-468 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 8: Management Program For Powdery Mildew, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-468 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 8: Management Program For Powdery Mildew, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf disease and includes information dealing with the management of powdery mildew.


Nf01-467 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 7: Management Program For Anthracnose, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-467 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 7: Management Program For Anthracnose, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf disease and includes information about managing anthracnose.


Nf01-464 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 4: Management Program For Leaf Spot And Melting Out, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-464 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 4: Management Program For Leaf Spot And Melting Out, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf disease and includes information on managing leaf spot and melting out.


Nf01-497 Creating A Strong Family: Universal Values, Family Strengths And The Quest For A Peaceful World, John Defrain Jan 2001

Nf01-497 Creating A Strong Family: Universal Values, Family Strengths And The Quest For A Peaceful World, John Defrain

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about the universal values, family strengths and the quest for a peaceful world.


Nf01-470 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 10: Management Program For Rust Diseases, John E. Watkins Jan 2001

Nf01-470 Turf Disease Fact Sheet No. 10: Management Program For Rust Diseases, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about turf disease and contains information about managing rust diseases.