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Regional hay issues due to western drought

COW/CALF CORNER by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Recent USDA reports provide a picture of the hay situation across the U.S.  December 1 hay stocks were down a scant 0.6 percent year over year for … Continue reading

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Return on investment

Research shows grazing cover crops can add economic value By KAY LEDBETTER Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Growing dual-purpose wheat for both grazing and grain production is an important agricultural practice in the Southern Great Plains. But of late, more Texas … Continue reading

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2021 wheat variety fall forage yield comparison

1/21/21 – KSU Agronomy eUpdate – Fall forage yield is an important aspect of dual-purpose wheat production. In this system, wheat is typically sown earlier than for grain only production, at higher seeding rates and with additional nitrogen fertilizer to … Continue reading

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1-12-2021 Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were steady for all types of hay, demand remained strong with movement slowing over the previous week. Alfalfa prices remain strong and is harder to find. There are some thoughts, however, that those who still have alfalfa … Continue reading

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Date Established for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Application Deadline for Kansas

Date Established for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Application Deadline for Kansas SALINA, January 5, 2021 — Kansas State Conservationist, Karen A. Woodrich, of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today the Statewide cutoff for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Agricultural … Continue reading

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USDA Announces CRP General Signup Begins Today and Ends February 12

Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program beginning today, Jan. 4, 2021, until Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual … Continue reading

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12-22-2020 Hay Report

Special Note: ***MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!! DUE TO THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY, THE NEXT REPORT WILL BE PUBLISHED JANUARY 5, 2021*** Hay market prices were steady, demand remained strong and movement only 105 tons less than the previous week. … Continue reading

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World of Weeds – Eastern redcedar

KSU Agronomy eUpdate – As we approach the Christmas holiday, the evergreen Eastern redcedar seemed an appropriate species to highlight in this month’s World of Weeds article. Ecology of eastern redcedar Despite being native to the Great Plains, eastern redcedar … Continue reading

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12-15-2020 Hay Report

Hay market prices were steady, demand remained strong and movement was down a bit. Alfalfa continues to strengthen, across the state, and is hard to find according to contributors in the southwest. Precipitation was scant for most areas, with a … Continue reading

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12-08-2020 Hay Report

Hay market prices were steady to 10.00 higher for grinding alfalfa in the southwest region and steady to 5.00 higher for the south-central region, due to lower supplies. Demand remained strong but movement slowed considerably due to the Thanksgiving holiday … Continue reading

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