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1979

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G79-474 Understanding Wind Erosion And Its Control, William A. Hayes, C.R. Fenster Jan 1979

G79-474 Understanding Wind Erosion And Its Control, William A. Hayes, C.R. Fenster

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Wind erosion is a serious hazard on millions of acres of land in the United States, most of which are in the Great Plains.

There are a number of things an individual can do control wind erosion but basically they all point to accomplishing one or more of the following objectives:

1. Reduce the wind velocity at the soil surface. This is done with windbreaks, crop residues, cover crops, surface roughness, and wind stripcropping.

2. Trap soil particles. This is accomplished by ridging or roughening the soil surface to trap moving soil particles.

3. Increase size of soil aggregates. This ...


G79-432 Creep Feeding Lambs, Ted Doane Jan 1979

G79-432 Creep Feeding Lambs, Ted Doane

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses creep feeding for lambs, making supplemental feed available only to nursing lambs.

Creep feeding is a management practice of making supplemental feed available only to nursing lambs. Creep feeding is desirable because: (1) lambs gain as much as a third to half a pound per day more when their milk diet is supplemented with grain, (2) the lambs are ready for market 1 to 2 months earlier, thus earlier marketing is adapted to a higher market for spring lambs, and (3) the lambs are not allowed to go to spring pasture, thus permitting more ewes on the ...