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Wabaunsee County Drought Meeting on November 19

KSU – Drought conditions this summer set producers up for unique feeding experiences this fall and winter. Join Karaline Mayer, and Drs. Jaymelynn Farney and Mike Brouk, KSU Ruminant Nutrition Specialists as they discuss feeding cows with limited forages and … Continue reading

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Fall soil testing of hay fields and pasture

MANHATTAN – Soil testing can be done in either spring or fall on hay fields and pasture. Given a choice, fall would be the preferred time because it allows more time for any needed lime applications to have an effect … Continue reading

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Meeting set to Explore Potential Benefits of a Local Prescribed Burn Association in Anderson County

FRONTIER EXTENSION DISTRICT – A meeting has been scheduled for November 13th, 7:00 p.m., at the Community Building in Garnett, Kansas to discuss the benefits that a local Prescribed Burn Association could have in the community. Local producers are encouraged to attend … Continue reading

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KSU-KSFGC Winter Forage Conference to be Held December 11, 2018 in Emporia 

MANHATTAN –The Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) and Kansas State University will hold its Winter Forage Conference and KSFGC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds, Emporia, Kansas. Registration begins … Continue reading

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Rangeland Field Day – Pottawatomie County, Saturday, October 27

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – Management of invasive plants and drought recovery will be the focus of a Rangeland Field Day sponsored by Pottawatomie County Extension on Saturday, October 27, 2018, beginning at 2:00 P.M. Hosts are Eugene and Debbie Berges … Continue reading

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Alfalfa management: Deciding on last cutting this fall

KSU AGRONOMY – For most of Kansas, alfalfa should be stopping growth after the hard freeze that occurred on October 15. The timing of the last cutting can impact the productivity of the stand in the following year. Thus, at … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Update — lady beetles, green lacewings, potato leafhoppers, Fall armyworms, green cloverworms

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – Alfalfa is really living up to its reputation as a ‘sink’ right now for many different insect species, including many beneficials such as lady beetles and green lacewings [along with Monarchs]. The one and only potentially serious pest … Continue reading

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