Hooker County

Hooker County, Nebraska

PO Box 184
Mullen, NE 69152
Phone: (308) 546-2244
Fax: (308) 546-2490
www.co.hooker.ne.us

In west-central NE, northwest of North Platte; organized Mar 29, 1889 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Joseph Hooker (1814-79), famous Union general during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 721.51 (land 721.17; water 0.34) Population per square mile: 1.00
Population 2005: 744 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -1.30% Population 2000: 783 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 45.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,513; median household $27,868; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,222-$19,567
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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For example, grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Suborder Caelifera) caused high levels of herbivory at the Hooker County sites in 2007.
The experimental plants came from blowout penstemon seedlings that were started in the greenhouse and then planted and established at the Hooker County sites in 1991 and at the Cherry County sites in 1996.
In 2006, we marked 20 plants per block for three blocks, in each of five blowout sites within both Cherry and Hooker County locations (N = 300 plants total).
45), insect damage score was significantly higher in Hooker County (mean score = 4.
Second, the fungicide treatment reduced fungal occurrence score overall, reflecting significant decreases in each year and location except in 2006 in Hooker County (Fig.
Significant differences occurred in the number of aborted capsules per verticillaster among treatments in Hooker County in 2006 (P = 0.
01), with Cherry County levels higher than in Hooker County each year, especially in 2007 (Fig.
The low seed weight in 2006 in Hooker County led to a significant treatment x year interaction (P < 0.
Seed viability in Cherry County was 36% and 73% in 2006 and 2007, respectively, compared to 8% and 25% in Hooker County in 2006 and 2007, respectively.