New UNL Extension Crop & Rural Living Publications - CropWatch May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011
This week UNL Extension released the following new or revised publications in the crop production and rural living topic areas.
Crop Production and Pest Management
EC126 Evaluating Hail Damage to Corn This guide covers how to determine corn growth stage and estimate yield loss and describes remedial actions for hailed fields. Includes key tables for determining stand and defolilation losses
- G2076 Sugar Beet Production in Nebraska: An Abbreviated History -- Includes how the establishment of sugarbeet production in western Nebraska enabled the growth of towns and cities in the region.
G2070 Dothistroma Needle Blight of Pine - Protect your windbreaks.This disease affects established pine trees, especially Austrian and ponderosa pines. Follow the cultural practices described here to reduce disease impact.
G2059 Brown Spot of Soybeans -- Learn more about this disease and how to use cultural practices to manage it.
G2062 Soilborne Root Diseases of Chickpeas in Nebraska -- Chickpea crops in Nebraska are susceptible to root diseases. Descriptions and photos showing the effects of specific diseases.
G2078 Phytophthora Root Rot of Alfalfa-- How this disease causes seedling death in newly established alfalfa and a progressive decline of established stands in Nebraska.
The following publications cover recommended practices for the operation and management of residential wastewater treatment systems.
G1423 Residential Onsite Wastewater Treatment: Lagoon Maintenance
G1468 Residential Onsite Wastewater Treatment: The Role of Soil
G1469 Residential Onsite Wastewater Treatment: Site Evaluation
- G1472 Residential Onsite Wastewater Treatment: Conducting a Soil Percolation Test