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OSU Prescribed Fire YouTube Educational Series Now Available Under Forage Resources

A link to the 10 video, Introduction to Prescribed Fire Series is now available on our website. This introductory to prescribed fire series covers all the basics from why we burn, fire behavior, planning and preparation, equipment, weather, and techniques. … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 26th . . . . .

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!Hay market prices were steady across the board. Demand remains good for alfalfa, and folks are relieved that lots of hay is getting baled up, although most is going to the grinder hay market. Most producers report … Continue reading

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A headline we don’t often see: Meat consumption patterns have become much more carbon friendly since the 1970s

From the Dr. Jayson Lusk Blog: Beef, Chicken, and Carbon Emissions There seems to be rising attention paid to the environmental impacts of meat consumption. Some people see plant-based meat alternatives as one way to address this concern, and they … Continue reading

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It May Not Be for Everyone, But It May Well Improve Your Pastures

Mixed Species Grazing, A Potential Win-Win Situation You’ve likely heard the importance of diversifying your investment portfolio, but have you thought about diversifying your ranch enterprises? What if you could diversify while controlling for red cedar and other woody plants? … Continue reading

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Kansas State University Extension Entomology Newsletter

Potato leafhoppers (PLH) started their annual migration back into Kansas about 7-10 days ago. Full Newsletter Here.

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#NationalForageWeek

The Kansas Forage and Grasslands Council (KSFGC) is the State Affiliate for both the American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) and the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA). Thus by joining KSFGC, you automatically receive the benefits and access to … Continue reading

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It’s National Forage Week!

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Cherokee County Extension to Host Field Day June 28

Cherokee County K-State Research and Extension will host a Field Day at the Columbus Research Station on Monday June 28 beginning at 4:30pm.  The field is located at 2500 NW 20th Columbus, KS or 2 miles west of the four-way … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Can Support Up to 1,000 Insect Species

Happy National Forage and National Pollinator Week!

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It’s NATIONAL FORAGE WEEK!

Let’s celebrate all forages and the importance they play in Kansas agriculture. If you’re not a member, consider joining the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council and supporting this vital industry, https://afgc.org/i4a/ams/public/member_start.cfm?mbrAppID=9&pageID=3401

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