Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

BIG 2020 SIGNUP NUMBERS FOR CRP GRASSLANDS

A herd of cattle graze in field. Credit: USDA NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AG COALITION – In July 2020, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that it accepted around 1.2 million new acres into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands initiative. These … Continue reading

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Corn: a valuable fall-grazing resource

HAY&FORAG GROWER – Summer months provide the warm, sunny conditions needed for a great growing season, but without adequate moisture from either precipitation or irrigation, crops can quickly become drought stressed. In some cases, crops can be salvaged as standing … Continue reading

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Keep more bale for your buck

HAY&FORAGEGROWER.COM – Lots of hard work goes into making quality hay before first cutting is even swathed, so letting storage conditions degrade the quality, and in some cases, the quantity of the hay you worked so hard to make doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Fighting Fire with Fire: RxFire Toolbox to Combat Identified Social Barriers.  Workshop Recording. 

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08 September 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow to moderate, with more hay moving this past week. Alfalfa prices firmed up a bit for southwest and south-central region grinding hay and alfalfa ground and delivered, while grass prices remained steady. It felt like a … Continue reading

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Pick Up the Phone for Grazing Management

Join other grazers from across the state of Kansas in a telephone conversation with grazing management experts Barry Barber, Gary Kilgore and Keith Harmoney on the second Monday of each month, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. These informal discussions cover all … Continue reading

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors Getting Fire Back on the Ground

Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association (PBA) members discuss their importance to fire ecology in the state, the benefits for the community and the future of prescribed fire in Oklahoma.   For more information on Prescribed Burn Associations visit: https://www.gpfirescience.org/agencies/ https://www.ok-pba.org/  

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01 September 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow to moderate, producers are still moving hay around although, fewer tons were reported. Demand has picked up a bit with an increase in inquiries from out of state as well as in state, while prices remain … Continue reading

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25 August 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow, prices steady and demand remained light. After weeks of on- again/off-again rain showers, everyone is taking advantage of the nice dry weather and baling up that hay. 08-25-2020 Hay Report FINAL

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Tips for fall planting of alfalfa

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – Alfalfa is a very important leguminous crop for dairy and other livestock industry in Kansas, with high yields that are highly digestible and high in protein. Late summer and early fall are often the best times … Continue reading

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