Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

Monday June 19, 2017
Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center Open House
See how the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center is making a difference in the lives of Nebraskans on Thursday June 29th. Visitors to the open house will have the opportunity to interact with agriculture experts will seeing interactive research demonstrations. Don Adams, ENREC Research and Extension Director.MP3
http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enrec/enrec-open-house/

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Tuesday June 20, 2017
Heat Stress and BQA
Heat stress is hard on livestock, especially in combination with high humidity and low wind speed. The degree of heat stress is dependent on many things, but recognizing the signs and taking appropriate action is critical. Rob Eirich, Nebraska Extension Educator and Nebraska Director of Beef Quality Assurance.MP3
http://beef.unl.edu

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Wednesday June 21, 2017
Pruning Trees
Trees may need pruning to maintain a particular shape, promote fruit production or to remove diseased or dead branches. Pruning is a science that, if not done properly, can be very damaging to a tree. Eric Berg, Nebraska Forest Service Community Forestry and Sustainable Landscape Program Leader.MP3
http://nfs.unl.edu/CommunityForestry/TreeCare/pruning%20trees.pdf

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Thursday June 22, 2017
Timing Grass Hay Harvest
Native meadows are growing rapidly and bromegrass is heading out. Matching hay harvest with winter-feeding plans can lower costs and result in less supplementation. Daren Redfearn, Nebraska Extension Forage and Crop Residue Specialist.MP3
http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/beef/6650/38089

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Friday June 23, 2017
Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day
Producers interested in field demonstrations of the latest weed management technologies and cover crop trials should attend the Nebraska Extension Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. The field day will include on-site demonstrations of herbicides for weed control in corn, popcorn, and soybean as well as a view of ongoing cover crop research. Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management Specialist and field day organizer.MP3
http://agronomy.unl.edu/fieldday

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