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Army cutworm and pea aphid activity in alfalfa fields

KSU AGRONOMY eUdate – Army cutworm feeding, more in alfalfa fields than wheat, is starting to become more noticeable in fields that have not had the best growing conditions throughout north central Kansas. Army cutworm larvae (see pic) are still … Continue reading

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24 March 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow; Prices nudged slightly higher for good grinding alfalfa and ground and delivered while lower quality grinding alfalfa stayed steady. Recent drops in the cattle, grain, and global markets seem to have had limited impacts on the … Continue reading

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17 March 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report: UPDATE

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Hay market trade slow; alfalfa prices remain steady. Producers have been trying to move what inventory they have left prior to new crop, but without much luck. 03-17-20 Hay Report FINAL

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17 March 2020

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY Hay market trade slow; alfalfa prices remain steady. Producers have been trying to move what inventory they have left prior to new crop, but without much luck. 03-17-20 Hay Report FINAL

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2020 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award call for nominations

KSU AGRONOMY eUpdate – Since 2015, the Sand County Foundation, in partnership with the Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) and the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts, has recognized a private land owner and/or family in Kansas who exemplifies the land … Continue reading

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Managing spring-planted cover crops for grazing

KSU AGRONOMY eUpdated – The following is a summary of “Managing Spring Planted Cover Crops for Livestock Grazing under Dryland Conditions in the High Plains Region”, a fact sheet produced in collaboration with extension specialists and research scientists at K-State, … Continue reading

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10 March 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow; alfalfa prices remain steady. No new hay sales reported, deliveries are primarily on previously contracted hay. Producers also reported significant populations of army cut worms showing up in alfalfa and wheat fields. 03-10-20 Hay Report FINAL

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