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July 24, 2015

Chuck Hibberd, Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension, welcomes new employees to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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July 24, 2015

Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, talks about crop conditions across the Corn Belt. Jeff analyzes the impact weather is having on corn and soybean markets and outlines selling positions for 2014, 2015 and 2016 crops.

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July 24, 2015

This week on Market Journal… Market Analysis – Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, talks about crop conditions across the Corn Belt. Jeff analyzes the impact weather is having on corn and soybean markets and outlines selling positions for 2014, 2015 and 2016 crops. Corn Disease Update: Southern rust has been confirmed in Nebraska. Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says southern rust (1) is present in Clay, Greeley and York counties. Tamra says producers must monitor fields closely and remember widespread development can take a few weeks. Brown Spot – Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says brown spot (2) is appearing in fields, including those with a history of hail damage. Loren discusses identification and management of the disease. Ag Economy – The USDA is expecting U.S. net farm income to fall nearly 32 percent this year. Mike Boehlje, Purdue University ag economist, talks about how farmers can better manage during tougher times. Planting Forages – Nebraska’s farmers have harvested 62 percent of their winter wheat crop. Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension educator, says spring annuals (3) can be planted into that ground for fall forages. Hailing Corn – Justin McMechan, UNL Ph.D. and Doctor of Plant Health Program graduate student, explains how manually hailing corn might provide better information about how plants recover from hail damage. Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

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July 24, 2015

Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says brown spot is appearing in fields, including those with a history of hail damage. Loren discusses identification and management of the disease.

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July 24, 2015

"How Can Surface Science Help Accelerate Materials Research for Energy Applications?" presented by Axel Enders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor of physics. This presentation is part of the UNL Materials for Energy Systems Symposium held July 21, 2015 at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/GsIb/

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July 24, 2015

"Tungsten Chalcogenide Photovoltaic Absorbers: Simulation and Experiment" presented by Natale Ianno, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of electrical and computer engineering. This presentation is part of the UNL Materials for Energy Systems Symposium held July 21, 2015 at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/GsIc/

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July 22, 2015

The Backyard Farmer panel answer gardening questions

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July 22, 2015

Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman shows tiny bacterial spots on pepper plants and talks about how to manage them.

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July 22, 2015

Gilman Park and Arboretum in Pierce Nebraska is a wonderful place that has many trees, shrubs and specialty gardens.

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July 7, 2015

4-H Clover College is a four-day series of hands-on workshops for youth presented by Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County. In the four-day “Rocketry” workshop, taught by 4-H volunteer Ron Suing, youth built and launched a rocket. In Nebraska, the 4-H youth development program for ages 5-18 is part of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. Learn more about Lancaster County 4-H at http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h.

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July 7, 2015

4-H Clover College is a four-day series of hands-on workshops for youth presented by Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County. In the four-day “Electronic Textiles” workshop, youth used special thread and miniature computers to create electronic fabrics such as a bracelet, bookmark, stuffed e-monster and other items. Workshop instructor was Nebraska 4-H staff. Special thanks to Emma who wore a GoPro on her head as she made her E-Monster. (This video is sped up 10 times.) In Nebraska, the 4-H youth development program for ages 5-18 is part of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. Learn more about Lancaster County 4-H at http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h.

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June 18, 2015

Held each June, 4-H Clover College is a four-day series of hands-on workshops for youth presented by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County. This recording is incomplete due to technical difficulties. In "Wired for Wind," presented by Extension Educator F. John Hay, youth build a wind turbine that generates electricity and experiment with turbine designs. Shown from the point of view of a youth participant. Learn more about Lancaster County 4-H at ​http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h.

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June 5, 2015

A passion for nutritious local foods was the driver behind Tracy Frank’s decision to start her own business. And the opportunity she found was in local meats. Join us as foodpreneur Tracy, discusses the road she took that today finds her three-year old business thriving with sales in four states. Learn how she overcame having no food manufacturing experience and having to financially “bootstrap” her business in order to get started. Tracy is not only interested in developing her business, but also on building community. One way she does this is by buying her meats from local producers. She also is ensure that the meat industry has trained workers by offering an internship program at her business.

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May 22, 2015

This presentation describes how to utilize the Breeding Cost Cow-Q-Lator spreadsheet to calculate breeding expense both for natural service and for AI.

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May 19, 2015

There are only so many hours in a day! In order to effectively make use of that time - you need to prioritize and create a marketing strategy! Which is a challenge - given all you have to do! Learn tips and tricks to be more efficient with your online marketing with the tools shared in this video! You can also learn from other entrepreneurs during the First Friday 15 Live Chats - To find out more go to http://powerofbusiness.net.

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May 19, 2015

There are only so many hours in a day! In order to effectively make use of that time - you need to prioritize and create a marketing strategy! Which is a challenge - given all you have to do! Learn tips and tricks to be more efficient with your online marketing with the tools shared in this video! You can also learn from other entrepreneurs during the First Friday 15 Live Chats - To find out more go to http://powerofbusiness.net.

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May 15, 2015

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May 7, 2015

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November 7, 2014

As part of the Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium for high school students, I am presenting about beef nutrition and how to make videos using iMovie, so I created this video to show a fun and easy way to promote beef.

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November 6, 2014

Learn how to make your own ground beef crumbles.

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November 6, 2014

Save money by making your own beef patties instead of purchasing them pre-made.