Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday, December 15, 2014
Leasing Cattle
Leasing cattle provides an opportunity for both the owner and operator. The person who owns the cattle to still retains ownership and receives income without providing labor and inputs. The operator gets control of the cattle and has them as part of their operation without having to find the cash to purchase them. Aaron Berger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Extension Educator.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/cattleproduction/cowleases/

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Using Nature to Decorate During Holidays
Make your tree and decorations unique by cutting your own Christmas tree. Find an acreage with pine trees and make a variety of homemade decorations. Bob Henrickson, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.MP3
http://arboretum.unl.edu/flipbooks/Articles.pdf/

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
2015 Crop Budgets
These budgets are put together to help understand the expected cost of the coming year for planning purposes. Roger Wilson, Farm Management and Enterprise Budget Analyst.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/management/

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Picking Out and Caring for Poinsettias
Poinsettias are a tropical plant, so when transporting give it protection from the cold with layers of paper or a plastic sleeve. A poinsettia should be a well-branched, bushy plant with dark green leaves. Sarah Browning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Extension Educator Lancaster County.MP3
https://byf.unl.edu/PoinsettiaCare/

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Friday, December 19, 2014
U.S. Beef Trade
High prices, calf and retail industry, are due to the fact that we have low supply. Trade disruptions could factor into the demand side and decrease how much we have going to markets. Kate Brooks, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Extension Livestock Economist.MP3
http://agecon.unl.edu/u.s.-beef-trade-disruptions/

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