Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features


Monday May 2, 2016
Beef Methane Conference
Attendees will learn the latest on beef cattle enteric methane production, why it is produced, and the impact of its production on the beef industry and what it may mean for beef producers. The conference will be held May 11th and 12th at the Cornhusker hotel in Lincoln. Galen Erickson, Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/beef-methane-conference-may-2016

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Tuesday May 3, 2016
Dry Edible Beans
Nebraska dry edible bean producers plant anywhere from 140,000 to 200,000 acres of beans in a typical year. Nebraska ranks 1st nationally in the production of great northern beans. Jim Schild, University of Nebraska Associate Director of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/drybeans

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Wednesday May 4, 2016
Burndown Herbicide Efficacy
Low temperatures and wet weather can negatively impact herbicide performance. Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/weather-factors-affecting-performance-burndown-herbicides

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Thursday May 5, 2016
Spring Weather Outlook
Coming off an El Niño winter Nebraska may be moving into a La Niña weather pattern this summer. This means a cooler summer with normal rain chances are expected and slim chances for drought. Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension State Climatologist. MP3
http://hprcc.unl.edu

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Friday May 6, 2016
Nebraska Pollinator Habitat Certification
Honey bees and other bee species, are very important pollinators of flower and crops. certifying your space, to help spread the word in your neighborhood about the importance of pollinators, and how others can help. Natalia Bjorklund, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
http://entomology.unl.edu/pollinator-habitat-certification

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