Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

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Monday May 25, 2015
Weather Update
Many areas of Nebraska have received substantial precipitation during May. Tyler Williams, Nebraska Extension educator, gives an update on weather conditions across Nebraska.MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/ag/weather.shtml

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Tuesday May 26, 2015
Country of Origin Labeling
The World Trade Organization ruled that the U.S. "country of origin" labels put Canadian and Mexican livestock at a disadvantage. The current labels say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension Public Policy Specialist.MP3

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Wednesday May 27, 2015
Saturated Turf
With abundant precipitation in May, many lawns are growing rapidly. Wet compacted soil and over moving could lead to late season trouble. Bill Kreuser, Nebraska Extension Turfgrass specialist.MP3
http://turf.unl.edu

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Thursday May 28, 2015
Windrow Grazing
Harvested feed costs can be one of the largest expenses to cattle producers. Windrow grazing, sometimes called swath grazing, is a management practice that can significantly reduce harvesting and feeding costs. Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu/cattleproduction/windrow-grazing-alternative-to-hay

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Friday May 29, 2015
Forage and Pasture Management Workshop
Nebraska Extension's Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series will conduct a June 1 session on forage and pasture management at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead. Topics include; rotational grazing, pasture monitoring and pasture establishment. Steve Tonn, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
http://ianrnews.unl.edu/nebraska-extension’s-beef-session-focus-forage-and-pasture-management

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