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April 11, 2014

Argentine farmer Santiago del Solar Dorrego talks about his view of agriculture in Argentina. This interview was taped January 19, 2014 near Rojas in the northern portion of Buenos Aires province.

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April 11, 2014

UNL Extension Wildlife Specialist Dennis Ferraro shows a few traps for catching voles and mice.

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April 11, 2014

UNL East Campus Landscape Services Manager Jeff Culbertson shows how to trim and prune Elm trees.

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April 11, 2014

Nebraska Forest Service Forest Health Program Leader Mark Harrell talks about the encroachment of the Emerald Ash Borer in Nebraska.

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April 11, 2014

This week on Market Journal... Market Analysis -- Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension economist, analyzes lean and live hog market prices, USDA estimates on U.S. herd numbers and profitability for farmers in 2014. Pre-Plant Weed Control -- Cool weather has limited weed development in eastern Nebraska, which might be a benefit for pre-emergence management. Lowell Sandell, UNL Extension weed science educator, talks about how slow weed growth could help farmers be more efficient in their control. Pinkeye in Cattle -- Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), more commonly known as pinkeye, can impact all breeds of cattle. Pinkeye can occur at any time during the year, but more commonly appears in warmer months. Market Journal's Kurtis Harms reports on how this infection can economically affect cattle producers. Argentine Producer Perspective -- Argentine farmer Santiago del Solar Dorrego talks about his view of agriculture in Argentina. This interview was taped January 19, 2014 near Rojas in the northern portion of Buenos Aires province. Weather Forecast -- Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

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April 11, 2014

Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension economist, analyzes lean and live hog market prices, USDA estimates on U.S. herd numbers and profitability for farmers in 2014.

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April 4, 2014

Going online has it challenges and knowing the right steps to take is important. +Courtney Rodgers  www.boutiquewindow.com will share tips on making the right decisions for your online presence. Growing your business has it's challenges. The Power of Business - Friday 15 will feature live chats with business owners who have successfully overcome some of these challenges.  Take 15 minutes the first Friday of each month to learn what worked from these entrepreneurs.

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March 21, 2014

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March 17, 2014

Connie Hancock and Alice Henneman from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension talk about how to get your small business started in online marketing.

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March 17, 2014

A short promo for the very first Friday 15 featuring Courtney Rodgers of boutiquewindow.com

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March 7, 2014

Part 4 in the series, Pollination Security for the Northeast, overviews research investigating and identifying landscape factors that affect bee abundance in blueberry fields. For more information see http://www.extension.org/bee_health and page Pollination Security for Fruit and Vegetable Crops in the Northeast

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March 7, 2014

"Pollination Security for the Northeast: Part 3 continues a series of educational videos from a USDA Specialty Crops Research Inititave progarm called, Pollination Security for the Northeast. For more information, please see eXtension.org/bee_health

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February 18, 2014

Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp and Cathy Thomas coach Team Nerd, a First Lego League team researching solutions to natural disasters and learning about robotics.

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February 18, 2014

Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp and Deane Nielson coach the Pioneer Bots, a First Lego League team researching solutions to natural disasters and learning about robotics.

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February 18, 2014

In Nebraska, the 4-H youth development program is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. In 2013, Lancaster County 4-H involved nearly: 1,330 club members, 269 independent members, 1,707 youth in afterschool & summer programs which incorporated 4-H activities, and 19,071 youth in 4-H school enrichment programs. Nearly 1,701 adults volunteered! Numerous events give youth plenty of opportunities to learn, practice skills and have fun!

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September 18, 2013

Audio: "Life is a Highway" by Rascal Flatts

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June 8, 2013

Learn the basics of planting herbs.

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June 5, 2013

Learn how to chop herbs and turn "ordinary" foods into "extra-ordinary" foods!