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Preparing Fabric For Use, Rose Marie Tondl Apr 1991

Preparing Fabric For Use, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Grain perfection is the goal for people who sew. Smart styling and a professional look in clothing construction require correct use of the grain of the fabric. No formula or method can conceal a poorly cut garment.


Nf91-42 Farm Lease Termination, J. David Aiken Jan 1991

Nf91-42 Farm Lease Termination, J. David Aiken

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact examines the types of farm leases available and the necessary steps to termination.


A Comparative Analysis Of Two Educational Reform Movements In America : The Eight Year Study And A Nation At Risk, Leoni M. Padilha Henning Jan 1991

A Comparative Analysis Of Two Educational Reform Movements In America : The Eight Year Study And A Nation At Risk, Leoni M. Padilha Henning

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/24307997


G91-1034 Evaluating The Feeding Value Of Fibrous Feeds For Dairy Cattle, Rick J. Grant Jan 1991

G91-1034 Evaluating The Feeding Value Of Fibrous Feeds For Dairy Cattle, Rick J. Grant

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes what makes fiber unique as a nutrient, how it's measured, and the impact different dietary fiber levels have on milk production and feed intake.

Fiber content of feed or forage affects its feeding value. Understanding fiber and how it is used is necessary to properly feed dairy cows. Each of the following topics will be addressed to better understand fiber nutrition in the dairy cow:

1. What is fiber?

2. How will too little or too much fiber in the diet affect the cow's metabolism and subsequent production?

3. What are optimal levels of fiber ...


The Call Of The Wild: Investigating The Relationship Between Adventure Education, Character Development, And The College Curriculum, Barbara Ann Klingman Jan 1991

The Call Of The Wild: Investigating The Relationship Between Adventure Education, Character Development, And The College Curriculum, Barbara Ann Klingman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this research was to investigate the potential utilization of adventure education programs to provide an effective and innovative alternative for enhancing the college undergraduate experience. Initial research consisted of performing an indepth study of higher education's curriculum reform literature and studies and literature on adventure education programs. Specific components of the curriculum reform literature regarding character development were then correlated with attributes discovered in the adventure education literature. The interrelationship that developed provided a theoretical rationale from which to propose that adventure education programs could indeed address many of the objectives of the recommended curriculum.;The ...


Ec91-1764 Windbreak Establishment, James R. Brandle, Patricia Boehner, Sherman Finch Jan 1991

Ec91-1764 Windbreak Establishment, James R. Brandle, Patricia Boehner, Sherman Finch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

successful windbreak planting depends on proper establishment and care during the first few years after planting. Time spent in site preparation, weed control, and replanting is repaid many times during the lifetime of the windbreak. Take no shortcuts in the planning and establishment of your windbreak.

Windbreaks are investments in the future value of your property. Each windbreak system is unique and your windbreak should be designed for your site and objectives. Your local conservation office can provide help in designing and installing your windbreak. These organizations can also help with recommendations on where to buy planting stock and how ...


G91-1022 Guide To Growing Houseplants, Don Steinegger, Frederick P. Baxendale, John E. Watkins Jan 1991

G91-1022 Guide To Growing Houseplants, Don Steinegger, Frederick P. Baxendale, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Proper care can extend houseplants' lives. This NebGuide offers hints on conditioning, light, fertilizing and more.

Many people enjoy houseplants; in fact, raising them is one of the fastest growing indoor hobbies. Caring for houseplants offers opportunities for people who like to work with living things and watch them develop. Today, houseplants are an integral part of indoor decor -- especially in winter.

An artificial indoor environment often hinders plant development. High temperatures, low humidity, lack of sunlight, poor soil conditions, and improper watering contribute to most houseplant problems. In addition, insects or plant diseases occasionally damage houseplants.

While plants last ...


G91-1047 Acidosis, Rick Stock, Robert Britton Jan 1991

G91-1047 Acidosis, Rick Stock, Robert Britton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses why acidosis occurs, its economic considerations, and methods to prevent and treat acidosis.

Acidosis is the most important nutritional disorder in feedlots today. Caused by a rapid production and absorption of acids from the rumen when cattle consume too much starch (primarily grain) or sugar in a short period of time, acidosis causes cattle to be stressed. As long as cattle are finished on grain, cows are grazed on cornstalk fields (grain consumption) or high energy (grain) diets are fed to dairy cows, acidosis will be an important problem.

Cattle evolved digesting roughages that ferment slowly in ...


G91-1039 Respiratory Infections In Domestic Poultry Flocks, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Dale Webb Jan 1991

G91-1039 Respiratory Infections In Domestic Poultry Flocks, Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Dale Webb

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the most common respiratory infections in poultry, and includes steps to diagnose, prevent, and treat each.

Small poultry flocks are susceptible to a number of respiratory infections. Some of these produce extremely mild illness while others may result in a high number of deaths.

Regardless of whether birds are raised for meat, eggs, breeding or show purposes, respiratory infections result in decreased performance. They may also disqualify a bird for show, and pose disease hazards for other poultry on the same premises.

Respiratory infections in poultry have several causes, but outward signs may appear similar to the ...


G91-1027 Protein And Carbohydrate Nutrition Of High Producing Dairy Cows, Rick J. Grant Jan 1991

G91-1027 Protein And Carbohydrate Nutrition Of High Producing Dairy Cows, Rick J. Grant

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the protein and carbohydrate requirements for milk production by dairy cows, and feeding guidelines to meet those requirements.

Crude protein makes up 14 to 19 percent, and carbohydrates 65 to 75 percent of the total ration dry matter in common dairy cow diets. As milk production per cow increases above 19,000 to 20,000 pounds per year, understanding how these nutrients are used by the dairy cow for milk production allows the formulation of diets that optimize solids-corrected milk production.


Nf91-33 Handling Eggs Safely At Home, Julie A. Albrecht, Alice Henneman Jan 1991

Nf91-33 Handling Eggs Safely At Home, Julie A. Albrecht, Alice Henneman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses egg handling safely.


Nf91-27 A Discussion Of 'Greenhouse' Gases, Steve Meyer, Ken Hubbard Jan 1991

Nf91-27 A Discussion Of 'Greenhouse' Gases, Steve Meyer, Ken Hubbard

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses greenhouse gasses.


Nf91-8 Individual Vs. Group Health Insurance, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-8 Individual Vs. Group Health Insurance, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines the pros and cons of individual and group health insurance.


Nf91-4 How To Balance Your Checkbook, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-4 How To Balance Your Checkbook, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This Nebfact has steps for balancing a checkbook.


Nf91-21 Cutting Family Living Food Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-21 Cutting Family Living Food Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family food expenses.


Nf91-25 Cutting Family Living Clothing And Personal Care Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-25 Cutting Family Living Clothing And Personal Care Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family living expenses.


Ec91-733 Wanted Alive Jan 1991

Ec91-733 Wanted Alive

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Wanted Alive is an extension circular pamphlet that draws awareness to parents and guardians about the safety of children in and around the home, school, playgrounds, parks, and stores. It is sponsored by parents, school officials, the Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska Farm Safety Council, Nebraska Sheriff's Department and the local police of the towns and cities across Nebraska.


Nf91-37 Thread Facts, Rose Marie Tondl, Wendy Rich Jan 1991

Nf91-37 Thread Facts, Rose Marie Tondl, Wendy Rich

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses types of threads and their uses.


G91-1059 Point-And-Figure Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1059 Point-And-Figure Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is the ninth and final NebGuide providing an overview for producers using technical analysis in marketing decisions. It covers point-and-figure analysis.

The point-and-figure chart is one kind of chart commonly used by people tracking prices in the futures market.

To construct this type of chart you need graph paper, a pencil, price information, and a little time to learn the technique. Charting services also offer point-and-figure charts for a fee.


G91-1057 Elements Of Technical Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1057 Elements Of Technical Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This seventh in a series of nine NebGuides on technical analysis in marketing centers on daily volume and open interest.

Volume and open interest are used to substantiate primary signals developed by technical analysis. They help investors find clues to market movement and bolster the chances of enhancing their financial position.

In the futures market, a new contract becomes a reality only when a new buyer and a new seller complete a transaction.


G91-1058 Using The Rsi And Other Oscillators To Analyze The Markete, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1058 Using The Rsi And Other Oscillators To Analyze The Markete, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This eighth of nine NebGuides on effective use of technical indicators in market analysis explains Relative Strength Index (RSI) and Stochastic oscillators.

Stochastic oscillators are called oscillators because they form a band across the bottom of a chart with a line that moves, or oscillates, above and below a midpoint.


G91-1020 Plumbing Systems Of Agricultural Sprayers, Robert D. Grisso, David L. Varner, Robert N. Klein Jan 1991

G91-1020 Plumbing Systems Of Agricultural Sprayers, Robert D. Grisso, David L. Varner, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Properly adjusting and maintaining the plumbing systems of agricultural sprayers can improve the efficiency and uniformity of chemical applications. The plumbing systems of agricultural sprayers are usually considered foolproof. Sprayer problems may occur however, when plumbing and/or modifications are improperly done or maintenance is ignored. Retrofitting, addition of electrical control systems, and replacement of pumps or nozzles require knowledge of the plumbing system and how changes will affect sprayer performance. Routine maintenance of the plumbing systems is essential.


G91-1046 Conservation Tillage And Planting Systems, Paul J. Jasa, David P. Shelton, Alice J. Jones, Elbert C. Dickey Jan 1991

G91-1046 Conservation Tillage And Planting Systems, Paul J. Jasa, David P. Shelton, Alice J. Jones, Elbert C. Dickey

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Tillage system descriptions and comparisons are included here. Moldboard plowing, followed by such secondary tillage operations as disking and harrowing, was once the most common, or traditional, tillage system before planting. Soil erosion potential from rainfall on sloping lands was great and requirements for labor and fuel were high compared to other tillage and planting systems. One of the most commonly used tillage systems in Nebraska today is two diskings followed by field cultivation. Unfortunately, the potential for soil erosion may be great because the number of tillage operations involved may not leave adequate residue cover for erosion control. Today ...


Participant Satisfaction Ratings Of An Employee Wellness Program, Kathleen Elizabeth Hill Jan 1991

Participant Satisfaction Ratings Of An Employee Wellness Program, Kathleen Elizabeth Hill

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/24706219


The Word Processor In A Whole Language Environment, Dale R. Greer Jan 1991

The Word Processor In A Whole Language Environment, Dale R. Greer

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Qualitative Study To Determine The Effect Of The New Maytag Student Center On The Campus Life At Central College In Pella, Iowa, 1991, Elizabeth May Hadler Jan 1991

A Qualitative Study To Determine The Effect Of The New Maytag Student Center On The Campus Life At Central College In Pella, Iowa, 1991, Elizabeth May Hadler

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


G91-1055 Using Moving Averages To Effectively Analyze Trends, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1055 Using Moving Averages To Effectively Analyze Trends, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This fifth of a nine NebGuide series is designed to show how trend lines can assist producers and others in analyzing the market's technical side.

What is the objective in using moving averages?

Technical analysts construct a moving average of price to provide a better market timing indicator than the traditional straight-line method. The idea is to smooth out daily price fluctuation to get a clear view of the market trend. The moving average is a method for averaging near-term prices in relation to long-term prices. This technique should not be confused with the oscillators described in NebGuide No ...


G91-1054 How To Study Gaps In The Technical Side Of Marketing, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1054 How To Study Gaps In The Technical Side Of Marketing, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is the fourth of nine NebGuides laying the foundation for producers who want to study the technical side of market analysis.

Anyone studying technicals or markets is continually looking for trends, ways to measure market movement, and support and resistance areas. Many market analysts say the market "wants to fill a gap." Producers need to understand what this statement means, starting with a definition of the term "gap."

A gap in the market is formed when the trading range (high, low) operates outside the previous day's trading range. This occurs in highly volatile markets, not in slow moving ...


Nf91-51 Kale: The "New" Old Vegetable, Laurie Hodges Jan 1991

Nf91-51 Kale: The "New" Old Vegetable, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses kale.


G91-1014 Ornamental Shrubs For Nebraska, Don Steinegger, Amy J. Greving Jan 1991

G91-1014 Ornamental Shrubs For Nebraska, Don Steinegger, Amy J. Greving

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide outlines the characteristics of the ornamental shrubs that can be grown in Nebraska.

Shrubs play an important role in landscaping. They can be used as hedge borders, focal points, along the foundation of a home to "tie" it to the ground, and to fill large areas. Unlike annual flowers, or even some perennials, shrubs are usually planted with permanence in mind.