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NAFA NEWS – September 2018

In this issue… o   Checkoff Approves Nine Research Projects in Latest Round of Funding Alfalfa Checkoff Paying Dividends o   Be Sure to Register Early for NAFA’s 2018 Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar (AITS) o   Assess Alfalfa in Fall to Prepare for … Continue reading

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Warrant Herbicide Now Approved for Use on Alfalfa

NAFA NEWS – Warrant herbicide, an encapsulated formulation of acetochlor often used for pre-emergent weed control in soybeans, has received registration for use in establishing and established alfalfa. This product will be an important part of a weed resistance management program … Continue reading

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U.S. Hay Market over the Last 100 Years

farmdocDAILY – Hay is the 3rd largest U.S. crop in terms of harvest acres.  It also provides environmental services, notably erosion control.  Understanding the U.S. hay market is therefore important for both market and policy reasons.  This article examines the U.S. hay … Continue reading

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Webinar offered on pasture and forage crop insurance program

WEBINAR – To be held on September 26 at 11:00 am CST. The Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Rainfall Index crop insurance program is an option that may help offset the costs associated with lack of precipitation on grassland. The … Continue reading

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Recommendations for fall planting of alfalfa

Alfalfa, often considered the “Queen of Forages”, produces high yields that are highly digestible and high in protein. Alfalfa is a very important leguminous crop for dairy and other livestock operations in Kansas. Late summer and early fall are often … Continue reading

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Gerrish to talk pasture health and watering systems at grazing workshop in Salina on September 21

MINNEAPOLIS, Kan. – The Central Kansas Extension District is teaming up with the Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition and the Kansas Alliance for Wetlands & Streams to host “Grazing Management for Improved Soil Health” at the Kansas State Polytechnic Campus in … Continue reading

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Forage Genetics International and Alforex Seeds resolve litigation

PROGRESSIVEFORAGE.COM – Forage Genetics International LLC (FGI) and Alforex Seeds LLC have been involved in litigation concerning the advertising of certain varieties of alfalfa seeds. FGI and Alforex are pleased to announce that the litigation has been resolved. This enables … Continue reading

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