Ag Almanac Weekly Radio Features

Monday May 22, 2017
4-H Summer Camps
With school out and summer right around the corner, Nebraska 4-H has many camp opportunities available. The Nebraska 4-H program offers a wide variety of camps from day explorer camps to discovery camps to big red academic camps. Lindsay Shearer, Nebraska 4-H Camp Operations Coordinator.MP3
http://4h.unl.edu/camps

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Tuesday May 23, 2017
Burr/Fedde Residence Hall Reunion
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is getting a new residence hall on East Campus. Experience Burr and Fedde Halls one last time for the Burr/Fedde and Friends Reunion. The June 10th event will feature new and old residence hall tours and conclude with a 50’s style dinner and celebration. Jill Brown, IANR External Relations Coordinator.MP3
http://casnr.unl.edu/burr-fedde-reunion

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Wednesday May 24, 2017
Palmer Amaranth in CRP Fields
The identification and occurrence of Palmer amaranth in CRP fields in Iowa has raised concerns among weed scientists and growers about its spread into conservation plantings in Nebraska. Seed mixes purchased from several seed producers have been the primary source of Palmer amaranth seeds in conservation plantings in Iowa. Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/watch-palmer-amaranth-conservation-reserve-program-crp-fields

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Thursday May 25, 2016
Spring Lawn Care
Lawn fertilization products available to homeowners usually offer a 4- to 5-step program. Choose a quality lawn fertilizer that contains slow-release, or water insoluble nitrogen. Bill Kreuser, Nebraska Extension Turfgrass Specialist.MP3
http://byf.unl.edu/turf

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Friday May 26, 2017
Scouting Emerging Corn for Early Season Insects
As corn begins to emerge, producers should be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, or white grubs. When scouting for plant damage it's important to dig in soil around the plant to identify the insect causing the damage. Bob Wright, Nebraska Extension Entomologist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/scout-emerging-corn-early-season-insects

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