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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.


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.


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.


G91-1039 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.


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.


Nf91-34 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.


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.


Nf91-18 Cutting Family Living Insurance Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-18 Cutting Family Living Insurance Expenses, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses methods of cutting household insurance expenses.


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.


Nf91-43 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.


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 ...


Ec91-1771 Windbreaks And Wildlife, Ron J. Johnson, James R. Brandle, Mary M. Beck Jan 1991

Ec91-1771 Windbreaks And Wildlife, Ron J. Johnson, James R. Brandle, Mary M. Beck

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Windbreaks can support wildlife that add beauty and pleasure to our lives. They also sustain birds that eat insect pests, improve hunting opportunities, and provide a focal point for family outdoor activities. The world around us would be less appealing without the stimulation--the color, sounds, tracks, and mystery--of wild creatures; windbreaks help wildlife and in some areas are essential to survival of the wildlife we enjoy. You can add wildlife benefits to windbreak plantings whether your main goal is to shelter crops, livestock, roads, or a home or farmstead. This publication provides an overview of windbreaks and wildlife, and gives ...


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.


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.


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.


Nf91-32 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.


Nf91-27 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.


Nf91-3 Setting Reasonable Debt Limits, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1991

Nf91-3 Setting Reasonable Debt Limits, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact assists in finding an appropriate debt level.