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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

1991

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Nf91-50 Bee Pollination Of Cucurbit Crops, Laurie Hodges, Fred Baxendale Jan 1991

Nf91-50 Bee Pollination Of Cucurbit Crops, Laurie Hodges, Fred Baxendale

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses bee pollination of cucurbit crops.


Ec91-1767 Windbreaks For Rural Living, James R. Brandle, Teresa K. Boes, Bruce Wight Jan 1991

Ec91-1767 Windbreaks For Rural Living, James R. Brandle, Teresa K. Boes, Bruce Wight

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

In many parts of the United States, the constant force of the wind exaggerates daily weather conditions and can make living in these areas seem unbearable. A well-designed windbreak around the home, ranch, or farmstead slows the wind and improves the overall environment. Farm and ranch windbreaks conserve energy, provide snow control, improve working and recreational environments, enhance wildlife populations, provide visual screening and dust control, and increase the production of various wood and food products.

Ranch and farmstead windbreaks provide the greatest benefits in areas with high winds, large amounts of snow, extreme temperature fluctuations, or minimal natural forest ...


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 ...


G91-1036 Environmental Stresses And Tree Health, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell Jan 1991

G91-1036 Environmental Stresses And Tree Health, Jon S. Wilson, Mark O. Harrell

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide is intended to help tree owners identify tree health problems caused by environmental factors, and ways to prevent or reduce damage.

Environmental stresses cause many health problems of Nebraska trees. Hot and cold temperatures, drying winds, poor soil and root conditions and man's activities can cause direct damage to leaves, bark and roots, and can predispose trees to secondary insect and disease attack. Maintaining a tree in good condition through proper maintenance can prevent many environmentally related health problems.


Nf91-7 Communicating About Money, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-7 Communicating About Money, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers suggestions for communicating about money.


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.


Nf91-9 Financial Planning When Called To Active Military Duty, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-9 Financial Planning When Called To Active Military Duty, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact lists important financial management considerations for persons on active military duty.


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.


Nf91-6 Solving Financial Problems, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-6 Solving Financial Problems, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact outlines some options for solving financial problems.


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.


Nf91-26 Cutting Housing, Utilities, Telephone, Furnishings, Cleaning Supply Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue, Shirley Niemeyer, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1991

Nf91-26 Cutting Housing, Utilities, Telephone, Furnishings, Cleaning Supply Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue, Shirley Niemeyer, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family food expenses.


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.


G91-1019 Set Up Of Tillage, Planting And Directed Spray Equipment, Elbert C. Dickey, Robert Grisso, Alex Martin Jan 1991

G91-1019 Set Up Of Tillage, Planting And Directed Spray Equipment, Elbert C. Dickey, Robert Grisso, Alex Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses how to set up and operate liquid herbicide application equipment on tillage, planting and directed spray equipment.

Some herbicides require incorporation to obtain consistent weed control. Maintaining residue cover to reduce soil loss on erodible soils makes it necessary to incorporate herbicide while minimizing tillage. This need, combined with many row crop producers' preference for band application to reduce herbicide costs, creates some application challenges.


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.


Nf91-5 Money Management Recordkeeping, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-5 Money Management Recordkeeping, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses options for personal money management recordkeeping systems.


Nf91-1 Bankruptcy: Debtor's Last Resort, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-1 Bankruptcy: Debtor's Last Resort, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact outlines the options provided by bankruptcy.


Nf91-20 Cutting Family Living Transportation Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-20 Cutting Family Living Transportation Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers suggestions for cutting family transportation costs.


Nf91-13 Winter Home Shutdown, Monica Braun, Anne Ziebarth Jan 1991

Nf91-13 Winter Home Shutdown, Monica Braun, Anne Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers suggestions for winterizing homes that will be vacant.


Nf91-22 Cutting Family Living Recreation, Health Care, Gifts And Contributions, Education, And Other Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-22 Cutting Family Living Recreation, Health Care, Gifts And Contributions, Education, And Other Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family living, recreation, health care, gift and education expenses.


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.


Nf91-17 How To Minimize Mildew Damage To Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-17 How To Minimize Mildew Damage To Clothing, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses mildew removal and prevention in clothing.


G91-1043 Water Runoff Control Practices For Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, William L. Kranz, David P. Shelton, Elbert C. Dickey, John A. Smith Jan 1991

G91-1043 Water Runoff Control Practices For Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, William L. Kranz, David P. Shelton, Elbert C. Dickey, John A. Smith

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes techniques to help reduce water runoff from fields irrigationd with sprinkler irrigation systems.

Water runoff is often a problem associated with sprinkler irrigation systems operated on sloping terrain. Soil particles, fertilizers and pesticides can become part of runoff waters and can be moved from their target locations, causing degradation of surface water quality.

Other potential problems associated with runoff include a lack of soil moisture in localized areas of the field, crop nutrient deficiencies, washed-out seeds or plants, and increased irrigation water pumping costs.


Nf91-45 Ramie, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1991

Nf91-45 Ramie, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses ramie.


Nf91-35 Amaranth Grain Production In Nebraska, David D. Baltensperger, Drew J. Lyon, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alan J. Corr Jan 1991

Nf91-35 Amaranth Grain Production In Nebraska, David D. Baltensperger, Drew J. Lyon, Lenis Alton Nelson, Alan J. Corr

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses amaranth grain production in Nebraska.


Nf91-34 Food Safety For Farmers' Market Vendors, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1991

Nf91-34 Food Safety For Farmers' Market Vendors, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses food safety issues for farmers' market vendors.