Publications Plus –University of Illinois Agricultural
and Horticultural Publications
Call 1-800-345-6087 or order on the web www.PublicationsPlus.uiuc.edu
It’s a one-stop shop for a current catalog of research-based
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- Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook – 2003
$24.00, plus shipping
- Illinois Agronomy Handbook - 2003 (C1383)
$15.00, plus shipping
- Illinois 2003 Handbook Set: Illinois Agricultural Pest Management
Handbook and Illinois Agronomy Handbook (SET220-03)
$35.00, plus shipping
- Illini Crop Pro CD - 2003 (SET221-03-CD)
$40.00, plus shipping
This CD now includes IAPM-03, C1384, the 2002 issues of Pest
Management and Crop Development Bulletin and the Proceedings
from the Crop Protection Tech Conference. All cross-searchable.
- Pesticide Applicators Self-study CD-ROM (SP39-7-CD)
- Stored Grain Pest Management Self-study CD-ROM (SP39-8-CD).
The Private Applicator CD contains eight movie presentations
(about 3 hours total) and retails for $20. The Stored Grain Pest
Management CD contains six movie presentations (about 2.5 hours
total) and retails for $30. They are a convenient way for producers
and grain handlers to learn at their own pace at home or at the
office. Applicators can review anytime—before taking a certification
exam or whenever needed as a refresher. The Private Applicator
CD was developed to prepare Illinois producers for the Private
Pesticide Applicator certification exam. The Stored Grain Pest
Management CD was developed to serve two grain-storage audiences:
private applicators needing certification in the “Grain
Fumigation” category and commercial, not-for-hire applicators
needing certification in the “Grain Facility” category.
To use these CDs, you will need a Pentium-based (or equivalent)
computer equipped with at least 32 MB of RAM, CD-ROM drive, sound
card and speakers, Windows 98 or newer, and Internet Explorer
or Netscape 4.0 or newer.
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Western Farm Management Extension Committee
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A Guide to the Common Forage and Weeds of Pasture, p
This contains management information on 30 forages and 56 weeds.
Order from MO Forage and Grasslands Council, 2000 E Broadway
#225, Columbia, MO 65201, 573-499-0886
In the Eyes of the Law, Legal Issues Associated with
Direct Farm Marketing
A sample of the publication and information is at http://www.extension.umn.edu/abstracts/nonweb/abstract.html?item=07683.
Order by calling 800-876-8636.
Designing Feeding for Natural and Organic Pork Production,
This publication reviews nutrition and management practices
that allow producers to raise pigs under natural conditions or
in a manner that allows for organic certification.
To order, call the Univ. of Minn. Distribution Center, 800-876-8636
Round Bale Silage Video
David Ditsch, Ext. Spec., Mike Collins, Ext. Spec. and Jimmy
Henning, Ext. Spec., Univ. of Kentucky, Agricultural Communications
Baled silage can improve the quality of these stored forages
by eliminating most weather - related losses associated with hay
production. There are a few things needed in order to be successful
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To order: contact the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension
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131 Scovell Hall, Lexington, KY 40546-0064
Environmental Impacts of Livestock on U.S. Grazing Lands
This Issue paper takes a critical look at the environmental
impacts of grazing systems and provides guidance on land management
tools. Occupying more acreage than any other single land type
in the United States, grazing lands constitute more than 860 million
acres (350 million hectares) of private and public lands stretching
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Animal Diet Modification to Decrease the Potential for
Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution
This paper examines the specific issues related to animal diets
and the progress that has been made since 1996. The paper specifically
addresses the volatilization of nitrogen in the form of ammonia.
It also covers issues surrounding manure nutrient distribution.
It identifies the important technologies and interrelated actions
that are now available to help poultry, swine, beef and dairy
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