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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday June 28

W-L Alfalfas has one of the most robust alfalfa variety offerings in the industry, with over 20 distinct elite proprietary varieties, one or more of which will meet nearly every alfalfa growers needs, and often exceed expectations. Sellers can point … Continue reading

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Grazing Management Minute Video Series

Did you know that tree seeds can be dispersed 100 to 200 yards away from the “mother” tree? In this video, Doug Spencer explains the negative effect that trees have on the prairie.This series, from the Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition … Continue reading

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KSU Considerations on Summer Annual Forage Risk… Dairy Drought Considerations

This Radio Program aired June 8th and was drawn from an article that originally appeared on the June 7, 2022 AgManager.info page from K-State’s Department of Agricultural Economics, and reprinted in our Hay Clippings eBlog on June 9th.

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday June 21

In alfalfa production, productivity is the name of the game. Forage Genetics International has developed several traits that have improved productivity of alfalfa over the years.

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 11TH . . .

Compared to the last report, overall alfalfa price was 5.00 higher while grass hay was mostly steady. Movement remains slow. Everyone is busy in the fields putting up hay unless it is raining. Rain was reported again last week, even … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfa 2 Minute Tuesday June 14: Handling Harvest Delays with HarvXtra

What does a harvest delay on an alfalfa cutting cost a producer trying to achieve a high quality crop. Most often it is the difference in the price of grinding hay vs. dairy quality alfalfa and in today’s economy perhaps … Continue reading

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Annual Forage Insurance Update and Examples from KSU

By Jennifer Ifft – K-State Department of Agricultural Economics; John Holman – K-State Department of Agronomy, Western Kansas; and Sylvanus Gaku – K-State Department of Agricultural Economics Annual Forage (AF) insurance is a rainfall index product similar to Pasture, Rangeland, … Continue reading

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Grazing Management Minute: Controlling Weeds w/ Sheep

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday June 7, Alfalfa after Wheat

Wheat harvest will soon be here and as we wrap up this years harvest, there is an opportunity to prepare our ground to plant alfalfa following wheat. Todays visit looks at some forward planning so that when the conditions are … Continue reading

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Volume 8, Issue 3 (2022) Southeast Research and Extension Center Agricultural Research

The SEREC’s (Parsons, KS) research report is now available online, featuring research summaries from KSFGC members, Bruno Pedreira, Dale Helwig, and Jaymelynn Farney. Reports include: “Bermudagrass Under Different Fertility and Harvest Management Practices,” “Impact of Fertility and Mowing on Crabgrass … Continue reading

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