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Monday August 13, 2018
Home Garden Drip Irrigation
Finding ways to conserve water around your house during the hot summer days can be frustrating. Installing drip irrigation around your landscape beds is a much more efficient way to water your plants and it saves a lot of water. Jon Porter, Nebraska Extension Educator.MP3
https://water.unl.edu/article/lawns-gardens-landscapes/water-wise-home-gardens-–-reducing-water-usage-and-irrigating

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Tuesday August 14, 2018
Common Spiders
Encountering spiders around your home isn't usually a whole lot of fun. However, spiders are very beneficial because they eat a lot of other insect pests. In Nebraska there are only two spiders to be concerned with, but the rest of them are doing us a service. Jonathan Larson, Nebraska Extension Entomologist.MP3
http://extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/pdf/ec1590.pdf

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Wednesday August 15, 2018
Mosquitos
Sometimes those pesky mosquitoes can ruin our outdoor activities. And not only that, some of them carry disease. There are several types of mosquitoes in Nebraska but there are ways to keep them away from you. Jonathan Larson, Nebraska Extension Entomologist.MP3
https://communityenvironment.unl.edu/mosquitoes

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Thursday August 16 2018
Livestock Siting Matrix
Setting up or making changes to your current livestock operation can be a headache with all of the regulations and guidelines you have to follow. Most of those guidelines have been set by the county you live in but the Nebraska Department of Agriculture is trying to make things easier with a questionnaire in the form of a matrix you can submit that helps streamline the process. Steve Martin, Nebraska Department of Agriculture.MP3
http://www.nda.nebraska.gov/promotion/livestock_matrix/index.html

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Friday August 17, 2018
Improving Economic Feed Efficiency with Corn Silage
The price and value of can become comfusing when you are deciding to harvest corn for grain or silage. Research shows a synergy of silage and distillers grains which should improve cattle feed efficiency at any cost. Terry Klopfenstein, UNL Professor Emeritus of Ruminant Nutrition.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu

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