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NAFA News – January 27, 2023

In this issue… Persistence Pays Off – ASAFS Funded at $4 Million, Increase for ARS, & Special Report Language Cautious China Approves GMO Alfalfa Import After Decade-Long Wait Six Tips for Planting Alfalfa Act Today… Comment Period on EPA’s Proposed … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JANUARY 21st

Compared to the last report demand remained good, prices remained steady, and trade activity was moderate. Seems as though the hay market is currently in kind of a holding pattern, after the frenzy between August to December. Most report that … Continue reading

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Local conservation workgroup meetings scheduled across Kansas

PROVIDING FARMERS AND RANCHERS AN OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE INPUT ON HOW CONSERVATION PROGRAMS OPERATE! Kansas Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) – Conservation districts across the state have scheduled their local workgroup meetings to be held now through early March. Districts are … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JANUARY 14THth

Compared to the last report demand remained strong, prices remained mostly steady, and actual trades were up for the south-central region. Conversations last week revolved around questions regarding a softening market. Although there were discussions, actual prices reported remained firm. … Continue reading

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Eastern KS Weed Management Schools

Specific topics include broomsedge and pasture weeds, along with corn and soybean weed management. The Department of Agronomy, in conjunction with the Frontier, Southwind, and Wildcat Extension Districts, is hosting three weed management schools in late January.  These schools will … Continue reading

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2021 National prescribed fire use survey report released

RANGE_EAST (listserve), Dr. Carol Baldwin Collectively, federal land management agencies reported burning 1,471,856 acres (16%), while state and private practitioners were responsible for 7,912,493 acres (84%) of the forestry and rangeland prescribed fire acres in 2020. p. 19. 2021 National … Continue reading

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USDA Reminds Producers of Continuous Certification Option for Perennial Forage

Contact: FPAC.BC.Press@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers with perennial forage crops of an option to report their acreage once, without having to report that acreage in subsequent years, as long as … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JANUARY 7THth.

Compared to the last report demand remained strong, prices remained mostly steady, but actual trades were down in most regions last week. Little has seemed to change since the last report as contributors indicate the market has been quiet for … Continue reading

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2023 Tri-State Cow Calf Symposium Planned for Jan. 27th in Bird City, KS

BIRD CITY, KS – The 2023 Tri-State Cow Calf Symposium will be Friday, January 27th in Bird City, Kansas. This event is produced by K-State Research and Extension, Nebraska Extension, and Colorado State University Extension and rotates between the three states. … Continue reading

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Want More Forage? Kill Some Cedars 

By Keith Harmoney, range scientist, KSU-REC, Hays Eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) is the only evergreen tree native to Kansas, and it was originally found from eastern Canada, south to parts of Florida, and westward to eastern Texas and North Dakota.  Before … Continue reading

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