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Jim Gerrish Grazing Management Workshop

Grazing Management to Improve Productivity, Performance and Profitability Workshop Four Day Grazing Seminar, August 29, 30, 31 and September 1, 2022, at the Ramada Topeka Downtown, 420 SE 6th Ave. Topeka, KS  66607 Registration Fee $30.00 per day – Or all four … Continue reading

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Feeding with Limited Hay Supplies Workshop August 25

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Home on the Range Prescribed Fire Workshop

Interested in learning more about conducting Prescribed Fires on the land you manage? Then come meet us for a one-day workshop. The cost is free but registration is required. Registration due: August 24, 2022 and limited to 20 participants Contact … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday August 9

Harvest Flexibility in alfalfa hay production is a key benefit with alfalfa varieties with the HarvXtra and Roundup Ready Trait Technology, allowing up to 10 days harvest delay and still achieve a quality similar to conventional varieties of the same … Continue reading

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Allow time for lime applications when planting alfalfa this fall

Correcting acidic soil conditions through the application of lime can have a significant impact on crop yields, especially for alfalfa. Acidic soils can significantly reduce nodule establishment and activity in alfalfa, affecting nitrogen status and overall nutrient and water uptake … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Dial into KGLC’s Monthly Grazing Call!

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YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 23th . . .

Compared to the last report, prices were mostly steady but are bullish. Folks are getting a lot of calls, but buyers and sellers are both nervous about making the deal, as all are unsure of where the price should truly … Continue reading

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Ranch Management Field Day, August 16, Thayer KS

Newland Farms, 3405 Brown Rd, Thayer, KS 66776 Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Schedule/Flier 3:00 p.m. Registration 3:30 p.m. Welcome & Introductions 3:45 p.m. Educational Sessions 6:30 p.m. Dinner Program • Our Beef with Flies: Why House Flies are more than … Continue reading

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Alfalfa makes grazing sense and cents

HAY&FORAGEGROWER – Widespread conversion of pasture acres to alfalfa is never going to occur, nor should it. That said, it’s not uncommon to see alfalfa as a component of a pasture mix or, in some cases, a primary grazing species, … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday July 26

Summer heat and continuing drought in the west are impacting alfalfa production throughout much of our Nation’s alfalfa production area. Heat stress on alfalfa typically causes yield reduction and some lowering of quality. While these are normal and to be … Continue reading

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