Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday, October 20, 2014
What Really Kills Trees
In communities people believe it’s natural events that kill the tree; but in reality it’s humans that cause the demise of trees. Justin Evertson, Nebraska Forest Service.MP3
http://nfs.unl.edu/program-communityforestry.asp

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Legal Arguments Over Republican River Compact
In 2005 and 2006, southern Nebraska had a couple dry years using more than our allocation on the Republican River. Kansas protested this, and Nebraska is responsible for paying the bill. Dave Aiken, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Water and Agricultural Law Specialist.MP3

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Sunflower Research
The research project is funded through the Nebraska Department of Agriculture to research confection sunflowers and resistance to sunflower head moth. Jeff Bradshaw, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Entomologist.MP3
http://panhandle.unl.edu/sunflowers

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
NYBLS: Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium
High school youth have the opportunity to come spend a few days at UNL and learn more about the beef industry. The program is Nov. 7-9. Lindsay Chichester, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Educator.MP3
http://animalscience.unl.edu/ANSCExtensionYouthProgramNYBLS

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Native Shrubs
Chokecherry is a good native, easy to grow plant that will provide you with a pretty flower in the spring and a delicious fruit in the summer. Justin Evertson, Nebraska Forest Service.MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/Forest.shtml

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