Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

Monday September 18, 2017
Building Bridges for the Learning Child
The University of Nebraska Extension launches its first ever, early childhood two-day online conference for parents, early childhood providers and professionals. The Building Bridges for The Learning Child Online Conference takes place September 29th-30th. Holly Hatton-Bowers, University of Nebraska Assistant Professor and Early Childhood Extension Specialist.MP3
http://child.unl.edu/building-bridges-conference

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Tuesday September 19, 2017
Hybrid Hazelnut Research
The Nebraska Forest Service is one of four members of the Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium which was formed with the goal of developing hazelnuts as a sustainable crop across Nebraska and much of the U.S. for food, animal feed and even biofuel. Aaron Clare, University of Nebraska State Forestery Property Manager.MP3
http://nfs.unl.edu/hybrid-hazelnut-consortium

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Wednesday September 20, 2017
Correct Timing Makes the Best Silage
High-quality corn silage often is an economical substitute for some of the grain in finishing rations and corn silage can be an important winter feed for cow-calf producers. All too often, silage isn't harvested to ensure its best feed value. Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/correct-timing-makes-best-silage

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Thursday September 21, 2017
Garden Cleanup and Rotation
It’s harvest time for home gardeners and when you’re done picking your produce, you’ve got one more chore to do before colder weather sets in and that’s cleaning up. Fall garden clean up helps you get a head start when it’s time to plant next spring but it also benefits you by removing any diseased material that can infect next year’s garden. Kyle Broderick, Nebraska Plant and Pest Diagnostics Extension Educator.MP3
http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2003/fallcleanup.shtml

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Friday September 22, 2017
Soybean Cyst Nematode
As soybean harvest approaches producers should be thinking about sampling for soybean cyst nematodes. This soil born roundworm could explain the pockets of low yield in a given field. Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/plantdisease/soybean/soybean-cyst-nematode

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