Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

Silage School to be offered in Salina on May 4

Silage School to be offered in Salina SALINA, Kan. – Last year, there were approximately 5.8 million tons of corn and sorghum silage grown in Kansas.  This resource is used to feed the nearly 6.7 million beef and dairy cattle … Continue reading

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KSU INSECTS NEWSLETTER

Eastern Tent Caterpillar; Honey Bees in Kansas; Bugs To Be On The Look Out For; Alfalfa Weevil; Pea Aphids; Dr. Raymond Cloyd – Dept of Entomology Extension Personnel; Anthony Zukoff – Dept of Entomology Extension Personnel; Dr. Jeff Whitworth – … Continue reading

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1:00 pm, Friday, April 9th: Alfalfa Weevil Insecticide Resistance Webinar

On Friday, April 9th at 1:00, Join Anthony Zukoff  KSRE Southwest Extension Entomologist as he  discusses Alfalfa weevil insecticide resistance and some notes on cryptic alfalfa pests. A section of the KSU Extension Lunch Series. To join online, we will … Continue reading

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03-30-2021 Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were mostly steady to 10.00 higher for alfalfa in the southwest and south-central regions. Alfalfa in the southwest is very difficult to find, and although you can still find loads here and there in the central region, … Continue reading

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KSU cattle conversations: “Round 2” online series

K-State Research and Extension along with Districts, Post Rock, Central Kansas, Cottonwood, Midway and River Valley are again bringing you a series of short online cattle programs, “Cattle Conversations, Round 2.”  These programs will be held every Thursday in April starting on … Continue reading

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This is NOT an April Fools Joke: Pea Aphids are out there!

Alfalfa Growers and Agronomists – Check your fields! These critters are hungry and there are a lot of them. Mostly Pea Aphid, but there may be Blue Alfalfa Aphid too.

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Alfalfa Weevils & Army Cutworms

KSU Entomology – Welcome back to a new growing season and thus New Year with our Entomology Newsletter! We start this year with some old pests. Read More.

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Soil Health Alliance Formed in Kansas

ESBON, Kan. — The Kansas Soil Health Alliance is a recently-formed nonprofit organization that has been established to be a trusted partner and valuable soil health resource for Kansas growers. The Kansas Soil Health Alliance is led by a board of … Continue reading

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The 2022 AFGC Forage Conference will be in Wichita, Kansas January 9 – 12, 2022

Conference planning is ongoing but there will be something for ALL KANSAS FORAGE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS! Tentatively there will be four workshop sections including, Winter Feeding Management, Grazing Cover Crops and Residues, Regenerative Grazing, and Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration … Continue reading

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Central Kansas Extension District to host virtual grant writing workshop

SALINA, Kan. – Do you know how that playground equipment at the park down the street was purchased? Or the new sign leading visitors to a local landmark? How about initial money for a festival? In any community, chances are … Continue reading

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