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1986

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G86-823 Rock Retaining Wall Construction, Richard K. Sutton, Don Steinegger Jan 1986

G86-823 Rock Retaining Wall Construction, Richard K. Sutton, Don Steinegger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Things to consider when constructing a rock retaining wall.

Each building site has terrain that lends itself to individualized design. Natural slopes, with changes of grade or planned changes in the overall grade may lead to more interesting and pleasing landscapes.

Straight lines or lines lending themselves to square, rectangular, or circular areas tend to develop into a formal landscape. Curved, sweeping lines are less formal and more relaxed. Home landscaping often attempts to develop an informal appearance.

A rock wall can increase the beauty of the site as well as add to the area's utility. Uneven terrain can ...


G86-802 Banvel And 2,4-D Damge To Fieldbeans And Soybeans, Roger G. Wilson, Drew J. Lyon Jan 1986

G86-802 Banvel And 2,4-D Damge To Fieldbeans And Soybeans, Roger G. Wilson, Drew J. Lyon

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the effects of Banvel and 2,4-D on soybean and fieldbean growth and yield. Banvel and 2,4-D are two herbicides commonly used for postemergence control of broadleaf weeds in corn, wheat, sorghum, pastures, and around field margins. Both herbicides can be moved off target by windy conditions at the time of spraying, or they can volatilize after spraying at temperatures above 85°F and drift off target. Fieldbeans and soybeans are both sensitive to Banvel and 2,4-D, and even rates as low as 0.001 lb/acre (1/100th of the use rate) can cause ...