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1994

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Nf94-204 Computing The Dollar Value Of Concentrates And Byproduct Feeds For Dairy Cattle, Rick Grant Jan 1994

Nf94-204 Computing The Dollar Value Of Concentrates And Byproduct Feeds For Dairy Cattle, Rick Grant

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Feed costs represent 50 to 60 percent of variable milk production costs. Consequently, feed costs play a major role in determining the profitability of a dairy enterprise. Specifically, a producer should focus on "income above feed costs" to assess total feeding system profitability.


Ec94-1766 Windbreaks For Livestock Operations, James R. Brandle, Vernon Quam, Ladon Johnson, Bruce Wight Jan 1994

Ec94-1766 Windbreaks For Livestock Operations, James R. Brandle, Vernon Quam, Ladon Johnson, Bruce Wight

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Windbreaks play an important role in the protection of livestock, particularly in young animals and in areas with cold northerly winds during the winter and early spring. Properly placed windbreaks can provide benefits to feedlots, livestock pastures, and calving areas. Reducing wind speed in winter lowers animal stress, improves animal health, and increases feeding efficiency. Livestock windbreaks provide significant amounts of wildlife habitat, protect the working environment in and around the livestock area, and screen noise and odors associated with livestock operations.

Specific needs of animals dictate that special attention be given to access, snow storage, and drainage when planning ...


G94-1231 Harvesting Corn And Sorghum For Silage, Rick Grant, Rick Stock Jan 1994

G94-1231 Harvesting Corn And Sorghum For Silage, Rick Grant, Rick Stock

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication describes how to make high-quality corn and sorghum silage.

Quality Silage

Silage feeding quality is determined by 1) the nutrient content of the crop stored, 2) the stage of maturity and moisture content when harvested and 3) the effectiveness of silage preservation.


Nf94-175 Can You Afford To Use Bst?, Jeffrey F. Keown Jan 1994

Nf94-175 Can You Afford To Use Bst?, Jeffrey F. Keown

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the affordability of BST.


Nf94-166 Aeromonas Hydrophilia, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-166 Aeromonas Hydrophilia, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Aeromonas hydrophilia bacteria.


Nf94-127 Growing Seedless (Triploid) Watermelons, Laurie Hodges Jan 1994

Nf94-127 Growing Seedless (Triploid) Watermelons, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on growing seedless watermelons.


Nf94-184 A Guide To Plant Societies, Susan Schoneweis Jan 1994

Nf94-184 A Guide To Plant Societies, Susan Schoneweis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact includes information about plant societies and organizations which can provide a vast amount of information for gardeners.


Ec94-1772 Windbreaks In Sustainable Agricultural Systems, James R. Brandle, Teresa Boes, Vernon Quam, John Gardner Jan 1994

Ec94-1772 Windbreaks In Sustainable Agricultural Systems, James R. Brandle, Teresa Boes, Vernon Quam, John Gardner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Sustainable agriculture is a system of whole-farm resource use balanced with whole-farm productivity. The overall level of productivity achieved is dependent upon the ability to coordinate and manage simultaneously the soil, water, plant, and animal resources within climatic and economic limits. Both the kind and amount of plants and animals supported by the system are important and play significant roles, both individually and collectively in maintaining a healthy farm environment. In the future, integrated systems will help reduce human impact on resources while providing sufficient supplies of high quality food and fiber.

Windbreaks provide protection for people, animals, buildings, crops ...


G94-1195 Care Of Newly Planted Trees, David P. Mooter, Mark O. Harrell, Laurie J. Stepanek Jan 1994

G94-1195 Care Of Newly Planted Trees, David P. Mooter, Mark O. Harrell, Laurie J. Stepanek

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Mulching, pruning, watering, wrapping, staking, and fertilizing affect the growth and development of young trees. This NebGuide explains the proper practices of caring for newly planted trees.

Landscape trees provide beauty and utility. The care they receive during the first few years after planting is critical. This NebGuide discusses cultural practices that are recommended for young trees. Many recommendations have changed drastically in recent years in light of new and more thorough research.


Nf94-179 Surge Irrigation Management, Kelly Wertz, Joel E. Cahoon, C. Dean Yonts Jan 1994

Nf94-179 Surge Irrigation Management, Kelly Wertz, Joel E. Cahoon, C. Dean Yonts

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses surge irrigation management.


Nf94-177 Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz Jan 1994

Nf94-177 Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials.


G94-1196 Vegetables And Herbs As Ornamentals (Revised November 1996), Susan D. Schoneweis Jan 1994

G94-1196 Vegetables And Herbs As Ornamentals (Revised November 1996), Susan D. Schoneweis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the use of vegetables as ornamental plants.

Many vegetables have ornamental, as well as food value. In fact, when tomatoes were first introduced to Europe, they were believed to be poisonous and were used only as ornamentals. Using vegetables as ornamentals is not just for those without space for a traditional vegetable garden. Incorporating vegetables into the landscape and using them as decorative container plants for porches and patios can make vegetable gardening more fun.


Nf94-185 Supporting And Pruning Raspberries, Donald Janssen, Donald H. Steinegger Jan 1994

Nf94-185 Supporting And Pruning Raspberries, Donald Janssen, Donald H. Steinegger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on supporting and pruning raspberries.


Nf94-178 Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz Jan 1994

Nf94-178 Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the Nebraska Surge Irrigation Trials.


Nf94-176 Surge Irrigation, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz Jan 1994

Nf94-176 Surge Irrigation, C. Dean Yonts, Joel E. Cahoon, Dean E. Eisenhauer, Kelly Wertz

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses surge irrigation.


Nf94-188 Food Guide Pyramid: Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs & Nut Group, Harriet Kohn Jan 1994

Nf94-188 Food Guide Pyramid: Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs & Nut Group, Harriet Kohn

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the Food Guide Pyramid, especially concerning the meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs and nut groups.


Nf94-186 Functions Of Baking Ingredients, Sharon Lauterbach, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-186 Functions Of Baking Ingredients, Sharon Lauterbach, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is a list of baking ingredients and a description of the function each performs in baked goods.


Nf94-183 Food Guide Pyramid: Milk, Yogurt And Cheese Group, Harriet Kohn Jan 1994

Nf94-183 Food Guide Pyramid: Milk, Yogurt And Cheese Group, Harriet Kohn

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the Food Guide Pyramid, especially concerning the milk, yogurt and cheese groups.


Nf94-203 Reimbursable Food Components In Nebraska's Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern, Darlene Martin Jan 1994

Nf94-203 Reimbursable Food Components In Nebraska's Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses food components in Nebraska's Child and Adult Care Food Program.


Nf94-202 Infant Feeding Requirements In The Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern, Darlene Martin Jan 1994

Nf94-202 Infant Feeding Requirements In The Child And Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact addresses issues specific to infants and the Child and Adult Food Care Program as administered by the United States Department of Agriculture.


Nf94-201 The Child And Adult Care Food Program, Darlene Martin Jan 1994

Nf94-201 The Child And Adult Care Food Program, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the Child and Adult Care Food Program as administered by the United States Department of Agriculture.


Nf94-157 Bacillus Cereus, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-157 Bacillus Cereus, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Bacillus cereus.


Nf94-158 Escherichia Coli 0157:H7, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-158 Escherichia Coli 0157:H7, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Escherichia coli 0157:H7.


Nf94-161 Yersinia Enterocolitica, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-161 Yersinia Enterocolitica, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Yersinia enterocolitica bacteria.


Nf94-160 Shigella, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-160 Shigella, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Shigella.


Nf94-162 Clostridium Botulinum, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-162 Clostridium Botulinum, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses a toxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum.


Nf94-164 Salmonella, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-164 Salmonella, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Salmonella bacteria.


Nf94-163 Giardia Lamblia, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-163 Giardia Lamblia, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Giardia lamblia bacteria.


Nf94-165 Trichinella Spiralis, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-165 Trichinella Spiralis, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Trichinella spiralis bacteria.


Nf94-169 Vibrio, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht Jan 1994

Nf94-169 Vibrio, Susan S. Sumner, Julie A. Albrecht

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses Vibrio bacteria.