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1994

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G94-1200 Anthracnose Diseases Of Shade Trees (Revised July 1997), Laurie J. Stepanek, Mark O. Harrell, David S. Wysong Jan 1994

G94-1200 Anthracnose Diseases Of Shade Trees (Revised July 1997), Laurie J. Stepanek, Mark O. Harrell, David S. Wysong

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes anthracnose diseases in sycamore, ash, oak, maple and walnut trees and offers suggestions for control.

Anthracnose diseases affect a wide variety of plants including many popular shade trees. Sycamore, ash, oak, maple, and walnut commonly exhibit symptoms each spring. Although the symptoms may appear serious, anthracnose diseases rarely kill trees. In most cases, healthy trees quickly recover from anthracnose infections with little damage to their long-term health.


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.


Nf94-178 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.


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.


Nf94-138 Preservation Of Paper Items, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1994

Nf94-138 Preservation Of Paper Items, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses the preservation of paper items.


G94-1210 Borers Of Shade Trees And Ornamental Plants, Frederick P. Baxendale, David L. Keith, J. Ackland Jones Jan 1994

G94-1210 Borers Of Shade Trees And Ornamental Plants, Frederick P. Baxendale, David L. Keith, J. Ackland Jones

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication describes the important shade tree and ornamental borers in Nebraska and discusses their management.

Nearly all shade trees are subject to borer attack. If damage is severe, young trees are likely to decline or die.


G94-1221 Checking The Performance Of Your Landscape Irrigation System, Don Steinegger, Roch E. Gaussoin, Delynn Hay Jan 1994

G94-1221 Checking The Performance Of Your Landscape Irrigation System, Don Steinegger, Roch E. Gaussoin, Delynn Hay

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide outlines methods to assess and improve landscape irrigation performance. A properly designed and functioning irrigation system can save water, improve plant appearance, and reduce non-point source pollution. An irrigation system also must apply water uniformly, at a rate that the soil can absorb, and the proper amount to meet the water needs of the landscape plants. Runoff can result when an improperly functioning system applies water faster than the soil can absorb it. This runoff can carry applied fertilizer, such as nitrogen, as well as some pesticides into the streets and eventually into storm drains. Another concern is ...


Nf94-200 Making Choices About Salvaging Wet Or Flood Damaged Carpet, Kathleen Heiden, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1994

Nf94-200 Making Choices About Salvaging Wet Or Flood Damaged Carpet, Kathleen Heiden, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses options available with wet or flood damaged carpeting.


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.


Nf94-202 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.


Nf94-162 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.


Nf94-174 Time Management Suggestions For Getting Home/Yard/Car Work Done, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1994

Nf94-174 Time Management Suggestions For Getting Home/Yard/Car Work Done, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses getting home/yard/car work done.


Nf94-172 Thirteen Timely Tips For More Effective Personal Time Management, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1994

Nf94-172 Thirteen Timely Tips For More Effective Personal Time Management, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses effective personal time management.


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.


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.


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.