Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

Monday March 27, 2017
Dethatching and Aerating Turf
Turfgrass management in early spring is important. Proper practices can help maintain a vigorous lawn or revive a declining lawn. These practices include fertilization, dethatching, aeration, weed control, and seeding. Bill Kreuser, Nebraska Extension Turfgrass Specialist.MP3
http://hortupdate.unl.edu/SpringLawnPreparation

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Tuesday March 28, 2017
Cover Crop Termination
Cover crops may contribute to weed suppression and soil fertility, potentially increasing crop yield and sustainability of the system. Crops can be terminated via herbicides, sweep plow undercutter, roller-crimping, or mowing. Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Specialist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/cover-crop-mixtures-effects-diversity-and-termination-method-weeds-soil-and-crop-yield

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Wednesday March 29, 2017
UNL Bull Sale
The 24th annual UNL Bull sale will take place Saturday April 8th at 1:00 in R.B Warren Arena on UNL’s east campus. The sale will feature Husker Red, Husker Black and Angus cattle. The 2017 UNL bull sale catalog and EPD’s are available online. Matt Spangler, Nebraska Extension Beef Genetics Specialist.MP3
http://animalscience.unl.edu/ansc-university-nebraska-bull-sale

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Thursday March 30, 2017
Backyard Farmers 65th Season
Every year from spring to fall, Nebraska Extension experts answer questions and deal with topics from insect pests to disease, turf, to fruits and vegetables to landscape design. Backyard Farmer returns to NET television April 6th at 7pm (CDT) with its 65th season. Kim Todd, Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist and Host of Backyard Farmer.MP3
http://byf.unl.edu

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Friday March 31, 2017
CASNR Week
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska will be hosting CASNR week, April 8th – 16th. The annual event serves as a celebration of the students, faculty and staff in the college and as a way to commemorate the history, activity and impact of CASNR on UNL's campus. The week will kick off with a fun run and conclude with the UNL Rodeo. Taylor Cooper, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Student.MP3
http://casnr.unl.edu/casnr-week

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