Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features


Monday June 20, 2016
Useful to Usable
Weather and climate patterns are a driving force behind the success or failure of corn belt cropping systems. U2U helps producers make better long-term plans on what, when and where to plant, and how to manage crops for maximum yields and minimum environmental damage. Martha Shulski, Nebraska Extension State Climatologist.MP3
https://mygeohub.org/groups/u2u

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Tuesday June 21, 2016
Bagworm Control
Bagworms have become an increasing problem in Nebraska and surrounding areas. They can severely defoliate and kill evergreens, such as spruce and junipers. Bred Baxendale, Nebraska Extension Entomologist.MP3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05A2quj9nO4

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Wednesday June 22, 2016
Summer Food Safety
Summer not only brings out barbecue grills, but also bacteria. Bacteria love hot, humid days and grow faster than at any other time of the year causing and increase of foodborne illness. Stay healthy and safe during warmer months by following these food safety recommendations. Julie Albrecht, Nebraska Extension Food Safety Specialist.MP3
http://food.unl.edu/documents/July_Grilling_Webletter_07_01_12.pdf

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Thursday June 23, 2016
Nebraska On-Farm Research Network
Nebraska Extension has a long history in on-farm research, addressing critical production, profitability, and natural resources issues. The on-farm research team will develop a custom research plan to help you get reliable information when making future decisions. Laura Thompson, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems and Ag Technologies Educator.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/farmresearch

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Friday June 24, 2016
Spiders
Spiders often get a bad wrap for their creepy eyes and hairy legs. But spiders are beneficial insects, keeping homes, yards, gardens, farms and workplaces free from pest insects. Jonathan Larson, Nebraska Extension Entomologist.MP3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiU1a-NOVgQ

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