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1997

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Nf97-315 Overview Of The Usda School Meals Initiative For Healthy Children, Darlene Martin Jan 1997

Nf97-315 Overview Of The Usda School Meals Initiative For Healthy Children, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides an overview of the USDA School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children.


Nf97-337 Making Decisions: Buying A Range, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-337 Making Decisions: Buying A Range, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a range.


Nf97-327 A Guide To Grasshopper Control In Yards And Gardens, Gary L. Hein, John B. Campbell, Ronald C. Seymour Jan 1997

Nf97-327 A Guide To Grasshopper Control In Yards And Gardens, Gary L. Hein, John B. Campbell, Ronald C. Seymour

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses grasshopper damage to yards and gardens, strategies to reduce the problem, and methods to achieve control.


Nf97-350 Tencel Lyocell, The New Generic Fiber, Rose Marie Tondl Jan 1997

Nf97-350 Tencel Lyocell, The New Generic Fiber, Rose Marie Tondl

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact is about the characteristics of Tencel Lyocell, a new synthetic fiber similar to rayon.


Nf97-332 Contacts For Environmental Issues Affecting Residences Web Sites And Toll-Free And Other Numbers, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-332 Contacts For Environmental Issues Affecting Residences Web Sites And Toll-Free And Other Numbers, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on toll-free and other numbers and addresses dealing with questions relating to the environment and households.


Nf97-320 Daily Activities For Family Time Together, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1997

Nf97-320 Daily Activities For Family Time Together, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has suggestions for family activities and outings.


Nf97-354 Omega Eggs — A Dietary Source Of N-3 Fatty Acids, Sheila E. Scheideler, Nancy M. Lewis Jan 1997

Nf97-354 Omega Eggs — A Dietary Source Of N-3 Fatty Acids, Sheila E. Scheideler, Nancy M. Lewis

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines the nutritional advantages of Omega eggs.


G97-1325 What Management Practices Are High Producing Dairy Herds Using?, Jeffrey F. Keown Jan 1997

G97-1325 What Management Practices Are High Producing Dairy Herds Using?, Jeffrey F. Keown

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide outlines management practices used in high-producing dairy operations.

In 1996, a national dairy survey was undertaken by the National Health Monitoring System. This survey of management practices was sent to 2,500 herds in 20 states representing 83.1 percent of all dairy cows in the United States. The states included in the survey were California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin. The survey asked 13 questions ranging from computer use, ration balancing, BST use and veterinarian usage to various calf rearing procedures ...


Nf97-344 Weights And Measures Guidelines For Sales At Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands And Other Commercial Outlets, Laurie Hodges Jan 1997

Nf97-344 Weights And Measures Guidelines For Sales At Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands And Other Commercial Outlets, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact focuses on the sale of fresh produce at farmers' markets, roadside stands, and other seasonal outlets.


G97-1329 How To Manage Your Woodlands For Sustained And Maximum Benefits, Steven D. Rasmussen Jan 1997

G97-1329 How To Manage Your Woodlands For Sustained And Maximum Benefits, Steven D. Rasmussen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide explains how to identify possible forest management needs for a woodland in Nebraska and provides management options to maintain healthy trees and meet desired objectives.

Nebraska's forest lands comprise less than 2 percent of the total land base in the state (718,300 acres). However, on an acre by acre comparison, woodlands provide more associated benefits for society, the environment and our quality of life than most other land uses.

Trees provide soil protection from wind and water erosion. Woodlands help protect the quality of adjacent water resources by eliminating contaminates, shading for cooler water temperatures and ...


Nf97-348 Making Decisions: Buying A Clothes Dryer, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-348 Making Decisions: Buying A Clothes Dryer, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a clothes dryer.


Nf97-347 Making Decisions About Service Contracts And Appliances, Shirley Niemeyer, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1997

Nf97-347 Making Decisions About Service Contracts And Appliances, Shirley Niemeyer, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a service contract for home appliances.


Nf97-346 Making Decisions: Buying A Washing Machine, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-346 Making Decisions: Buying A Washing Machine, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors that should be considered when purchasing a washing machine.


Nf97-345 Making Decisions: Energyguides And Major Home Appliances, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-345 Making Decisions: Energyguides And Major Home Appliances, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines EnergyGuide labels and major home appliances.


Nf97-338 Making Decisions: Household Water Saving Equipment And Practices, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-338 Making Decisions: Household Water Saving Equipment And Practices, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides information about water-saving practices in the household.


Nf97-336 Making Decisions: Buying A Refrigerator, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-336 Making Decisions: Buying A Refrigerator, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a refrigerator.


Nf97-335 Making Decisions: Buying Home Appliances, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-335 Making Decisions: Buying Home Appliances, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a home appliance.


Nf97-334 Making Decisions: Buying A Microwave Oven, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-334 Making Decisions: Buying A Microwave Oven, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a microwave.


Nf97-333 Making Decisions: Buying A Dishwasher, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

Nf97-333 Making Decisions: Buying A Dishwasher, Virginia Peart, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines factors to consider when purchasing a dishwasher.


G97-1317 Rug Selection And Use, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

G97-1317 Rug Selection And Use, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Rug types and styles, as well as cost and consumer considerations, are covered here.

Unlike carpeting, which is a wall-to-wall, permanent installation, rugs can be relocated.


G97-1316 Carpet Selection: Construction And Texture, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1997

G97-1316 Carpet Selection: Construction And Texture, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Carpet construction methods of weaving, tufting, needlepunching, flocking and knitting are covered, as are options on carpet texture.

Construction methods and texture vary the appearance of any carpet. Both should be carefully considered when selecting carpeting.


G97-1318 Nebraska Insurance Purchasing Groups: A Guide For Implementation, Angela Parato, Mary Ellen Rider Jan 1997

G97-1318 Nebraska Insurance Purchasing Groups: A Guide For Implementation, Angela Parato, Mary Ellen Rider

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication provides interested Nebraskans with a step-by-step guide to follow when setting up an insurance purchasing group. It also details the responsibilities of a third party administrator. It should be used in concert with NebFact NF96-263.


G97-1326 Crabapples For Nebraska Landscapes, Don Steinegger, John E. Watkins Jan 1997

G97-1326 Crabapples For Nebraska Landscapes, Don Steinegger, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses the selection, care and disease possibilities of crabapples.

Many of the diminutive flowering trees are not hardy in Nebraska. One notable exception: the ornamental crabapple tree (Malus). By carefully selecting the planting site and the cultivar, the beauty of flowering crabs can be enjoyed in any part of the state.

Regardless of the season, crabapples lend landscape color and interest. The winter branch pattern and bark color are as much an asset as spring's flower color.


Nf97-353 What Is Quality. . . .In A Tomato?, Laurie Hodges Jan 1997

Nf97-353 What Is Quality. . . .In A Tomato?, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines the many factors affecting tomato quality.


Nf97-342 Chinch Bugs In Buffalograss And Zoysiagrass Turf, Frederick P. Baxendale, Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany M. Heng-Moss Jan 1997

Nf97-342 Chinch Bugs In Buffalograss And Zoysiagrass Turf, Frederick P. Baxendale, Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany M. Heng-Moss

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on identifying, counting, and managing buffalograss chinch bugs, Blissus sp.


Nf97-329 A Guide To Grasshopper Control On Rangeland, John B. Campbell, Patrick E. Reece, Gary L. Hein Jan 1997

Nf97-329 A Guide To Grasshopper Control On Rangeland, John B. Campbell, Patrick E. Reece, Gary L. Hein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses effects of grasshoppers on rangeland, how to manage rangeland to minimize grasshopper impact, how to monitor grasshopper populations, and how to select and apply insecticides when control measures are needed.


Nf97-324 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Cool-Season Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions, Keith J. Jarvi, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, Charles A. Shapiro, David P. Shelton, John F. Witkowski, Richard T. Clark, Terry Gompert, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Alex Martin, David Holshouser Jan 1997

Nf97-324 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Cool-Season Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions, Keith J. Jarvi, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, Charles A. Shapiro, David P. Shelton, John F. Witkowski, Richard T. Clark, Terry Gompert, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Alex Martin, David Holshouser

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact contains suggestions for returning CRP land to crop production.


Nf97-343 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Warm-Season Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions, Charles A. Shapiro, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey, Jerry Echtenkamp, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, David P. Shelton, Keith J. Jarvi, John F. Witkowski, Lisa Lunz, Robert Frerichs, Mari Lubberstedt, Ray Brentlinger, Jim Nelson, Pat Bathke, Richard T. Clark, Terry Gompert, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Alex Martin, David Holshouser, Swami Manickam Jan 1997

Nf97-343 Returning Crp Land To Crops: Warm-Season Grass Management/Cropping Suggestions, Charles A. Shapiro, Melinda Mcvey Mccluskey, Jerry Echtenkamp, William L. Kranz, Steven D. Rasmussen, David P. Shelton, Keith J. Jarvi, John F. Witkowski, Lisa Lunz, Robert Frerichs, Mari Lubberstedt, Ray Brentlinger, Jim Nelson, Pat Bathke, Richard T. Clark, Terry Gompert, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Alex Martin, David Holshouser, Swami Manickam

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on returning CRP land to crop production including tillage and no-till recommendations.


Nf97-341 A Profit Sharing Approach To Pricing 50 Pound Feeder Pigs, Larry L. Bitney Jan 1997

Nf97-341 A Profit Sharing Approach To Pricing 50 Pound Feeder Pigs, Larry L. Bitney

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact contains a feeder pig pricing scheme which adjusts for profit and loss.


Nf97-317 Managing Dairy Cows To Avoid Abomasal Displacement, Rick Grant Jan 1997

Nf97-317 Managing Dairy Cows To Avoid Abomasal Displacement, Rick Grant

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses feeding strategies to reduce the incidence of displaced abomasum in your dairy herd.