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Monday May 20, 2019
Nebraska Hemp Act
A bill in the Nebraska Legislature is focusing on bringing industrial hemp production back to Nebraska. Nebraska is the right state to grow hemp according to State Senator Justin Wayne. He believes the state can be at the forefront of the industry. MP3
https://journalstar.com/legislature/bill-to-legalize-industrial-hemp-in-nebraska-advances/article_36b187dd-c510-5370-ba2a-34301df4b973.html

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Tuesday May 21, 2019
Outdoor Insect Repellents
Repellents keep mosquitoes and ticks at bay while you enjoy your outdoor activities. More important they help you avoid serious diseases that insect carry. Nebraska Extension Urban Entomologist Jody Green talks about repellents and other tips to keep these pests away.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/best-treatments-mosquitoes-and-ticks

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Wednesday May 22, 2019
Relieving The Stress And Strain Of Gardening
Gardening involves some physical labor according to Aaron Yoder of UNMC Associate Professor of Ergonomic, Agricultural and Occupational Health. Tasks include shoveling soil, raking and hoeing weeds. Avoiding injuries, stress and straining your body can be as simple as using a few ergonomic tools.MP3
https://youtu.be/8RMYsil-Bp0

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Thursday May 23, 2019
Managing Loose Cornstalks
During planting season an overabundance of cornstalks can be a challenge for farmers. Nebraska Extension Educator John Wilson talks about how cornstalks accumulated in fields during the recent flood and what producers can do about it.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/managing-loose-cornstalks

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Friday May 24, 2019
Earthworms
Generally speaking earthworms are beneficial for your home soil. Their feeding habits and tunneling can actually improve your soil. However, they can become a nuisance if their population swells. Nebraska Extension Entomologist Jonathan Larson talks about earthworms and what you can do if there are simply too many of them.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/managing-loose-cornstalks

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