This Weeks Radio Features

Monday October 16, 2017
Animal Science Open House
On Monday October 23rd for 6-8 pm the UNL Department of Animal Science will be hosting their annual Open House for students at the Animal Science Complex on UNL East Campus. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and get information on majors and classes offered. Alli Raymond, UNL Animal Science Admissions Coordinator.MP3
https://events.unl.edu/extension/2017/10/23/120432/

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Tuesday October 17, 2017
Nebraska Project Aims To Improve Land Use Efficiency
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems. Outcomes of this study will help farmers and ranchers understand which practices will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while efficiently producing food for a growing world population. Jim MacDonald, University of Nebraska Associate Professor of Animal Science and Ruminant Nutrition.MP3
https://ianrnews.unl.edu/nebraska-project-aims-improve-land-use-efficiency

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Wednesday October 18, 2017
Soybeans And Nitrogen
Soybeans remove more nitrogen than they produce so there will be a net decrease in total nitrogen in the soil. In many Nebraska studies on rotated soybeans there is about a one-in-three chance of increasing yield by about one bushel, usually at nitrogen (N) rates that are not economic. Charles Shapiro, Nebraska Extension Soil Scientist.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/study-unearths-benefits-limits-fertilizing-soybeans

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Thursday October 19, 2017
Syngenta Lawsuit Update
Syngenta says it has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit in which plaintiffs alleged that in 2013, China began rejecting U.S. corn shipments because of Syngenta’s new, unapproved varieties causing them economic losses. In June, a federal jury in Kansas awarded producers nearly 218 million dollars. The settlement announced last week will reportedly top a billion dollars is total payouts. Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension Ag and Water Law Specialist.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/study-unearths-benefits-limits-fertilizing-soybeans

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Friday October 20, 2017
New Feedlot Webinar Series
Nebraska Extension is offering a new way to get information on timely beef topics in a series of hosted webinars. Webinars will be held on Nov. 1 and Nov. 29, covering topics on vaccinations timing, animal health and manure management. Galen Erickson, Nebraska Extension Feedlot Specialist.MP3
https://events.unl.edu/beef/2017/09/27/123934/

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