Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday, September 29, 2014
Fall Gardening & Landscaping
Fall is a beautiful time in Nebraska. Visit the campus garden centers to see which colors you enjoy in the landscape. To prepare your garden for winter, get rid of debris if it’s diseased and use aged manures to avoid soil blowing away. Kim Todd, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Landscape Specialist. MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2011/SoilAmend.shtml

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Managing Cow-Calf Income for 2014
There are three factors leading to high profits: record prices, drop in feed cost, and the Livestock and Forage Disaster Program. With this positive cash flow, visit with your tax accountant to understand what your options are. Aaron Berger, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Educator. MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/capital-investments-for-cow-calf-enterprises

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Great Grasses for Fall
We live in a Prairie State making grasses easy to grow. Planting ornamental grasses has many benefits toward your landscape. Bob Hendrickson, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Horticulture Program Director. MP3
http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/pages/publicationD.jsp?publicationId=707

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Handshake Farm Leases
Around half of Nebraska’s farmland is leased, but there are some things that you don’t know about the lease that you should. Dave Aiken, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Ag Law Specialist.MP3
http://aglease101.org

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Friday, October 3, 2014
Buying Flower Bulbs
People should look for holes that need to be filled in and plants in front of other plants when looking to fill in the landscape with bulbs. Bulbs are good ground floor layers that add color, texture and low maintenance. John Fech, University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Educator.MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2008/springbulbshow.shtml

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