Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Nebraska Rural Poll: Crime in Rural Communities
There is a common perception that rural areas are generally safer compared to urban areas. State crime rates in smaller communities showed a smaller increase over the past year than did rates in larger communities. Randy Cantrell, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Rural Sociologist.MP3
http://ruralpoll.unl.edu

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Grouping Trees/Shrubs in The Landscape
When planting trees and shrubs think about grouping various trees and shrubs to maximize plant health and vigor. Justin Evertson, Green Infrastructure Coordinator Nebraska Forest Service.MP3
http://nfs.unl.edu/treecare/treeplanting.asp

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Nebraska Fence Laws
Currently landowners are responsible to split the cost of establishing and maintaining the fence to divide their properties. Jim Jansen, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Educator.MP3
Nebraska Fence Laws and Responsibility of Landowners

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Farm Bill and Cornhusker Economics Meetings
Following the release of the farm bill commodity program decision tools, the USDA Farm Service Agency has published the official final rules that regulate the implementation of the ARC and PLC program. Brad Lubben, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Public Policy SpecialistMP3
http://agecon.unl.edu/farmbill

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Proper Pet Nutrition
When selecting a food that is right for a particular companion animal, read the pet food label carefully before buying. Lisa Karr-Lilienthal University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Companion Animal Specialist.MP3
http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/live/g1960/build/g1960.pdf

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