Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

A Message from HitchPin Regarding the Drought

We’ve been hearing from folks about the dire situations they’re experiencing this summer and the very real decisions they are faced with. We believe so much in the ag community and if you have been wanting to offer support to … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 24th

Hay market prices remain mostly steady for alfalfa and steady for grass hay. Trade remains steady, although some area trades have slowed, demand remains good. Rains this season have produced a lot of grinding quality hay which is contributing to … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 17th . . . . .

Hay market prices remain steady for both alfalfa and grass hay while demand was fair to good. The southwest and south-central regions have seen a slowdown in sales of grinder hay, and although there were no price changes, the feeling … Continue reading

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Join Us for the 6th Annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth, Thursday, August 26 in Manhattan, KS. And the Virtual FEED AND FORAGE SESSION, on Thursday July 22, from 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Join us for the sixth annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth being held Thursday, August 26 in Manhattan, Kansas. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with registration starting at 8:00 a.m. A separate, virtual FEED … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT . . . .

Hay market prices were steady for alfalfa and mostly steady for grass hay while demand remains good. Producers report they are extremely busy trying to stay ahead of everything that needs to be done this time of year. Most are … Continue reading

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FORAGE FIELD DAY! July 27-28 Garden City KS

July 27, 2021 Social Event 7pm-11pm Clarion Inn Hotel Garden City Registration link below: Limited room so get registered today!

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The latest, KSU Extension Insect Newletter

Japanese Beetle Adults; Click Beetles; Alfalfa Caterpillars Read the Complete Insect Letter Here.

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Producers can now hay, graze and chop cover crops anytime and still receive full prevented planting payment

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 – Agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage at any time and still receive 100% of the prevented planting payment. Previously, cover crops could only be … Continue reading

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Maximizing the value of your harvested forages: Considerations on proper storage of round bales

KSU Beef Tips – by Dale Blasi, Stocker, Forages, Nutrition and Management specialist and  Jaymelynn Farney, Beef Systems Specialist, Parsons Harvesting forages for future use during the winter feeding period or during periods of drought represents a significant cost outlay for cattle … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars, January 9 – 12, 2022, Wichita Kansas

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