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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.


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 ...


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.


Nf91-8 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.


Nf91-37 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.


G91-1020 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.


Nf91-13 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.


Nf91-51 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.


Nf91-45 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.


Nf91-32 A Quick Consumer Guide To Safe Food Handling, Dennis Burson, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1991

Nf91-32 A Quick Consumer Guide To Safe Food Handling, Dennis Burson, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides strategies to avoid foodborne illnesses.


Nf91-12 "Living" Trust: Cause For Consumer Concern, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-12 "Living" Trust: Cause For Consumer Concern, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses warnings about possible scams related to living trusts in Nebraska.


Nf91-24 A Cash Flow Technique To Use In Household Budgeting, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-24 A Cash Flow Technique To Use In Household Budgeting, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses reducing family food expenses.


G91-1056 Support And Resistance Areas, And Will The Market Give Us A Second Chance?, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1056 Support And Resistance Areas, And Will The Market Give Us A Second Chance?, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is the sixth of nine NebGuides designed to aid producers in starting to use technical analysis in their marketing plan.

Among the most frustrating aspects of marketing are missed opportunities for good prices. These occur because producers becoming overly optimistic. This optimism stems from the belief that a bull market will keep going up.

Ultimately, the market does change direction -- it does so many times before the producer has priced his crop. This NebGuide examines where to draw additional support and resistance lines beyond the support and resistance trend lines explained in the second NebGuide in this series. Some ...


Nf91-43 Blossom End Rot In Tomatoes, Laurie Hodges, Don Steinegger Jan 1991

Nf91-43 Blossom End Rot In Tomatoes, Laurie Hodges, Don Steinegger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the causes, prevention and treatment of blossom end rot in tomatoes.


G91-1035 Tree Injuries -- Prevention And Care (Revised July 2002), Dave Mooter, Mike Kuhns Jan 1991

G91-1035 Tree Injuries -- Prevention And Care (Revised July 2002), Dave Mooter, Mike Kuhns

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

It takes proper care and maintenance to keep trees healthy and safe. This is a guide toward that objective.

It has been said that a tree is not planted until it has been in the ground five years. This is especially true in Nebraska, where trees are sometimes difficult to grow.


Nf91-40 Insulation Information For Nebraska Homeowners, Ann Ziebarth Jan 1991

Nf91-40 Insulation Information For Nebraska Homeowners, Ann Ziebarth

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses insulation.


Nf91-39 Precipitation And Sprinkler Irrigation Monitoring For Managing Irrigation Scheduling, Steve Meyer, Kenneth Hubbard Jan 1991

Nf91-39 Precipitation And Sprinkler Irrigation Monitoring For Managing Irrigation Scheduling, Steve Meyer, Kenneth Hubbard

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses precipitation and sprinkler irrigation monitoring for managing irrigation scheduling.


G91-1029 Preventing Fruiting In Woody Plants, Don Steinegger Jan 1991

G91-1029 Preventing Fruiting In Woody Plants, Don Steinegger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide covers what to use to prevent fruiting or remove fruit from ornamental landscape trees and shrubs.

The ideal shrub or tree for a home landscape is one that is aesthetically pleasing, architecturally suitable, and adapted to its site. Aesthetically, plants with season-long foliage and fall color are desirable. The landscape value of these plants increase if they also produce flowers and fruits.

Despite the increased value of a flowering plant, some people consider spent flowers and fruits undesirable litter, especially when they fall on driveways and sidewalks. Also, plants producing edible fruit and serving as landscape plants require ...


G91-1015 Perennials, Don Steinegger, Anne Streich Jan 1991

G91-1015 Perennials, Don Steinegger, Anne Streich

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes perennial flowers that will withstand Nebraska's winters outdoors and that will bloom within the growing season.

Herbaceous perennials normally live for many years under local growing conditions, dying back to the ground each winter. They vary in height, leaf texture and flower color, and are the backbone of the flower garden for many home gardeners.