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Nf98-378 Juvenile Diversion, Stephen T. Russell, Susan Wood Jan 1998

Nf98-378 Juvenile Diversion, Stephen T. Russell, Susan Wood

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

This NebFact discusses the opportunities juvenile diversion programs offer at-risk youth.


Nf98-377 Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Production Management In Western Nebraska And Eastern Wyoming, Rebecca L. Harms, David D. Baltensperger, Robert C. Shearman, Dan Laursen, Roger Hammons, Tony Merrigan, Jim Krall, C. Dean Yonts Jan 1998

Nf98-377 Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Production Management In Western Nebraska And Eastern Wyoming, Rebecca L. Harms, David D. Baltensperger, Robert C. Shearman, Dan Laursen, Roger Hammons, Tony Merrigan, Jim Krall, C. Dean Yonts

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses management practicies related to Kentucky Bluegrass seed production.


Nf98-374 Corn Blotch Leafminer, Robert J. Wright Jan 1998

Nf98-374 Corn Blotch Leafminer, Robert J. Wright

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact describes what is known about the biology of the Corn Blotch Leafminer, in preparation for the possibility of highter numbers in future years.


G98-1343 Fall Vegetable Gardening, Dale T. Lindgren, Susan D. Schoneweis Jan 1998

G98-1343 Fall Vegetable Gardening, Dale T. Lindgren, Susan D. Schoneweis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the possibilities for and needs of a fall garden.

Though often overlooked by the gardener, planting vegetables in July and August for fall production is an excellent practice. Late plantings of cool- and warm-season vegetables can extend the harvest long after spring-planted crops have ceased production. Most cool-season vegetables grow as well as or better than those planted in the spring as they mature during shorter, cooler days. Flavors of vegetables maturing in the cool, crisp days of autumn are often sweeter and milder than those grown during hot summer weather. This is especially true for cole ...


Nf98-380 Where Am I Going To Find $2,000 To Save?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1998

Nf98-380 Where Am I Going To Find $2,000 To Save?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides an estimation for retirement financial planning.


Ec98-1562 Corn Insects: Quick Reference, Robert J. Wright, J. F. Witkowski Jan 1998

Ec98-1562 Corn Insects: Quick Reference, Robert J. Wright, J. F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This Extension Circular provides abbreviated information on the economically important corn insect pests found in Nebraska. It provides a brief description of the insect, damage symptoms, incidence, sampling scheme, economic thresholds and available references for each pest.


Nf98-385 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions For Land Released In Winter Or Early Spring, Charles A. Shapiro, Mari Lubberstedt, Lisa Lunz, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, David P. Shelton, Keith J. Jarvi, John F. Witkowski, Robert Frerichs, Ray Brentlinger, Pat Bathke, Terry Gompert, Alex Martin, Paul J. Jasa, Robert N. Klein Jan 1998

Nf98-385 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions For Land Released In Winter Or Early Spring, Charles A. Shapiro, Mari Lubberstedt, Lisa Lunz, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, David P. Shelton, Keith J. Jarvi, John F. Witkowski, Robert Frerichs, Ray Brentlinger, Pat Bathke, Terry Gompert, Alex Martin, Paul J. Jasa, Robert N. Klein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact gives grass control and planting recommendations for producers who learn in January that their Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land applications have been denied and who wish to put the land into production the upcoming spring.


Nf98-383 Improve Communication For Better Understanding, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-383 Improve Communication For Better Understanding, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers some advice on family communication.


Nf98-388 How To Manage Daily Stress, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-388 How To Manage Daily Stress, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Purpose: To learn about stress and coping, and to develop a stress management plan..


Nf98-384 Making Relationships Work In Difficult Times, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-384 Making Relationships Work In Difficult Times, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers some advice to help guide couples in difficult situations.


Nf98-394 Blame: A Human Response To Threat, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-394 Blame: A Human Response To Threat, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the role of blame in relationships.


Nf98-361 The Female Athlete Triad, Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1998

Nf98-361 The Female Athlete Triad, Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

As more and more females become active in sports, physicians, coaches, trainers, parents and athletes need to be aware of a potential condition termed the Female Athlete Triad.


Nf98-363 Chemical Weed Control In Tree Planting Projects: Part Ii - Post-Emergence Herbicides, John Duplissis Jan 1998

Nf98-363 Chemical Weed Control In Tree Planting Projects: Part Ii - Post-Emergence Herbicides, John Duplissis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines weed control in tree planting projects.


Nf98-362 Chemical Weed Control In Tree Planting Projects: Part I - Pre-Emergence Herbicides, John Duplissis Jan 1998

Nf98-362 Chemical Weed Control In Tree Planting Projects: Part I - Pre-Emergence Herbicides, John Duplissis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines weed control in tree planting projects.


Nf98-381 So Where Do I Put That $2,000?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1998

Nf98-381 So Where Do I Put That $2,000?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides an estimation for retirement financial planning.


Nf98-379 Ballpark Estimate Of Retirement Financial Needs, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1998

Nf98-379 Ballpark Estimate Of Retirement Financial Needs, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides an estimation for retirement financial planning.


Nf98-386 Get Rid Of Anger For A Healthy Life, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-386 Get Rid Of Anger For A Healthy Life, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers some advice to help reduce anger in one's life.


Nf98-358 Winter Injury In Evergreen Trees, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell Jan 1998

Nf98-358 Winter Injury In Evergreen Trees, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines two major causes of winter injury to evergreen trees: winter desiccation and damage from an early frost.


Nf98-365 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright, John F. Witkowski Jan 1998

Nf98-365 Second Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright, John F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the factors growers need to consider when assessing the need for control of second generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


Nf98-364 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright, John F. Witkowski Jan 1998

Nf98-364 First Generation European Corn Borer Scouting And Treatment Decisions, Robert J. Wright, John F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses how to control first generation European corn borers in non-Bt corn.


G98-1344 Basics Of Feeding Horses: Feeding Management, Kathleen P. Anderson Jan 1998

G98-1344 Basics Of Feeding Horses: Feeding Management, Kathleen P. Anderson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide outlines appropriate practices for feeding horses.

Often, nutritional management of the equine is a misunderstood topic. Successful nutritional management depends upon combining information on the nutrient requirements of different horses and their eating behaviors with the knowledge of how to best meet those requirements. Proper nutritional management is extremely critical in the horse due to the unique arrangement and anatomy of its digestive tract. Often, it is the feeding method, not feed composition, which leads to digestive disorders in horses. This NebGuide includes information on the basic, daily feeding management for horses.


Nf98-381 So Where Do I Put That $2,000?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1998

Nf98-381 So Where Do I Put That $2,000?, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides an estimation for retirement financial planning.


G98-1370 Abandonment Planning For Earthen Manure Storages, Holding Ponds And Anaerobic Lagoons, Richard K. Koelsch Jan 1998

G98-1370 Abandonment Planning For Earthen Manure Storages, Holding Ponds And Anaerobic Lagoons, Richard K. Koelsch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The purpose of this NebGuide is to define some critical issues to be addressed by an abandonment plan of an earthen manure storage, anaerobic lagoon or runoff holding pond.

A Nebraska construction permit for a Livestock Waste Control Facility (LWCF) requires a written plan defining possible abandonment procedures in the event the operation (and associated LWCF) is discontinued. The plan must be approved by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) prior to permit issuance.


G98-1356 Polyacrylamide – A Method To Reduce Soil Erosion, C. Dean Yonts, Brian Benham Jan 1998

G98-1356 Polyacrylamide – A Method To Reduce Soil Erosion, C. Dean Yonts, Brian Benham

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes polyacrylamide, what it is, how it can be used to reduce soil erosion due to, irrigation and what water management changes must be considered.

Topsoil loss can mean a long-term reduction in soil productivity, crop yield and the life expectancy of downstream storage reservoirs. In the short term, producers are faced with reuse pits to clean or a buildup of soil at the lower ends of fields which must be redistributed. Measures must be taken to reduce or eliminate soil erosion and sustain Nebraska's soil resource.


G98-1369 Drinking Water: Nitrate And Methemoglobinemia ("Blue Baby" Syndrome), Sharon Skipton, Delynn Hay Jan 1998

G98-1369 Drinking Water: Nitrate And Methemoglobinemia ("Blue Baby" Syndrome), Sharon Skipton, Delynn Hay

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the blood disorder methemoglobinemia, its effect on infants and prevention methods. Methemoglobinemia is a blood disorder caused when nitrite interacts with the hemoglobin in red blood cells. Unlike hemoglobin, the methemoglobin formed in this interaction cannot carry sufficient oxygen to the body's cells and tissues. Although methemoglobinemia is rare among adults, cases have been reported among infants, where nitrate-contaminated well water was used to prepare formula and other baby foods. Nitrate in well water may result from point sources such as sewage disposal systems and livestock facilities, from nonpoint sources such as fertilized cropland, parks, golf ...


G98-1372 Management Recommendations For Blocked-End Furrow Irrigation, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Brian L. Benham Jan 1998

G98-1372 Management Recommendations For Blocked-End Furrow Irrigation, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Brian L. Benham

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Proper blocked-end furrow irrigation management practices can minimize water application, irrigation costs and the leaching of agri-chemicals below the root zone.

The goal of every irrigator should be to apply the right amount of water uniformly to meet crop needs. To do this, irrigators need to know how much water is applied and where it goes. In other words, they need to know how uniformly the irrigation water infiltrates into the soil profile. Achieving a uniform water application is not easy when using furrow irrigation. However, with a better understanding of how irrigation system management affects water distribution and a ...


Nf98-392 Nebraska's Nutrient Standard Menu Planning Requirements For School Lunches, Darlene Martin Jan 1998

Nf98-392 Nebraska's Nutrient Standard Menu Planning Requirements For School Lunches, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides information about the requirements for student lunches menu planning according to the USDA.


Nf98-391 Nebraska's Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern For Infants, Darlene Martin Jan 1998

Nf98-391 Nebraska's Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern For Infants, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides meal information regarding dietary recommendations for infants by the Nebraska Child and Adult Food Care Program.


Nf98-375 What Is The "Cooperative Agreement" For Endangered Species Habitat Along The Central Platte River?, Gary R. Lingle, Thomas G. Franti Jan 1998

Nf98-375 What Is The "Cooperative Agreement" For Endangered Species Habitat Along The Central Platte River?, Gary R. Lingle, Thomas G. Franti

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The governors of Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming and the Secretary of the Interior signed a historic agreement on July 1, 1997. This agreement addresses endangered species issues affecting the Platte River Basin upstream of its confluence with the Loup River. The Cooperative Agreement for Platte River Research and Other Efforts Relating to Endangered Species Habitats Along the Central Platte River, Nebraska provides funding and an administrative structure to allow the states and the federal government to work together in enhancing water and land resources for endangered species. The agreement has two main objectives: 1. To develop and implement a "recovery ...


G98-1348 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, Eric D. Kerr, Albert Weiss Jan 1998

G98-1348 Cercospora Leaf Spot Of Sugar Beet, Eric D. Kerr, Albert Weiss

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes the symptoms, factors favoring infection, prediction and control measures for Cercospora leaf spot of sugar beet.

Cercospora leaf spot, caused by the fungus Cercospora beticola, is the most serious leaf disease of sugar beet in western Nebraska. This disease has significantly reduced root and sugar yield in several production areas in the North Platte River Valley and was a major reason for the shift of sugar beet production from eastern Nebraska to other regions in the 1960s. Many vegetable and field crops and a wide range of weed species can serve as hosts for this fungus.