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Monday May 23, 2022
Land Link for Landowners and Renters
Matching landowners with young farmers is the focus of a program called ‘Land Link’ offered by Nebraska Extension. Allan Vyhnalek, Nebraska Extension Farm Succession Educator talks about the goals of ‘Land link’ and how to apply.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/landlink

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Tuesday May 24, 2022
Can You Raise Beef at Home
Many rural consumers are switching from multiple trips to the grocery store or local butcher shop to bringing their own cattle in for custom processing. Nebraska Extension Educator Aaron Berger talks about what it takes to selecting the proper animal to feed out for harvesting freezer beef.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/beefwatch/2022/selection-criteria-home-raised-beef

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
Avoiding Ticks
Ticks can be active all year round, but May/June is regarded as high tick season in Nebraska. An increase in outdoor activities such as trail running, hiking, camping and morel mushroom hunting take place in prime tick habitat. Nebraska Extension Entomologist Jody Green talks about how to protect yourself from ticks.MP3
https://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/resources/345ticks.pdf

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Managing Bull Fertility Prior to the Breeding Season
As producers preparing for breeding season, it’s important to think about how to manage bull fertility and understand critical factors that can impact that. Kacie McCarthy, Nebraska Extension Cow-Calf Specialist says decisions made now can greatly impact breeding.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/beefwatch/2020/managing-bull-fertility-prior-breeding-season

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Friday May 27, 2022
Scouting for Alfalfa Weevil
Alfalfa weevil larvae have been reported in southeast Nebraska and as temperatures warm up, they will quickly move to other parts of the state. Bob Wright, Nebraska Extension Entomologist says early detection is the key to getting the problem under control.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2021/scouting-advised-alfalfa-weevil

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