Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

02-22-2021 Hay Market Reports

Hay market prices were steady for all hay types and demand remains strong, although fewer loads moved due to weather related issues. The sub-freezing temperatures last week tested everyone’s patience with problems galore, which included jelled fuel lines, dangerous road … Continue reading

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Prescribed burning legal issues

Agricultural Law & Taxation Blog Overview The calendar indicates that the time for conducting open burns of agricultural land is approaching.  In the Great Plains (and also some areas of eastern Washington and Oregon), prescribed burning of pasture grass is … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Diverse Monocultures

By DANIEL OLSON February 18, 2021, and DAIRY HERD MANAGEMENT The benefits of diverse plant species are well documented — yet sometimes diverse mixes can be difficult to manage due to differences in palatability and maturity dates. That is especially true in … Continue reading

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02-16-2021 Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were steady, demand remained strong and movement was down a bit. Alfalfa continues to strengthen, across the state, and is hard to find according to contributors in the southwest. Precipitation was scant for most areas, with a … Continue reading

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Cover crop termination considerations

KSU Extension Agronomy eUpdate – Now is the time to begin considering how to terminate winter cover crops in preparation for summer crops. Some cover crop species, such as oilseed radish or fall-planted oats, are likely to be killed by … Continue reading

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ATTENTION KANSAS FORAGE SORGHUM GROWERS! WE’RE LOOKING FOR UNITED SORGHUM CHECKOFF PROGRAM BOARD NOMINEES

The Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association, and Kansas Farm Bureau, in compliance with USDA Agricultural Marketing Service process, are seeking candidates for the United Sorghum Checkoff Board (USCP). The program is funded by an assessment of … Continue reading

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New forage varieties bring value

There are also seed mixes for dry ground By Heather Smith Thomas for Progressive Forage Published on 01 February 2021 PROGRESSIVE FORAGE – New forage varieties are filling gaps in the grazing calendar with perennial pastures or cover crops, enabling cattle … Continue reading

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02-09-2021 Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were steady for all classes of hay. Demand remains strong for alfalfa, as alfalfa hay is getting fed up, and steady for grass hay. Although some folks say that getting to new crop alfalfa may be tight, … Continue reading

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KS Noxious Weed Law public hearing (virtual), February 16, 2021, 10:00 AM

A virtual public hearing on these regulations has been scheduled KS Noxious Weed Law public hearing (virtual), February 16, 2021, 10:00 AM. for 10:00 a.m. The Kansas Department of Agriculture has published proposed changes to state noxious weed regulations. , February 16, … Continue reading

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02-02-21 Hay Market Reports

Hay market prices were steady for all classes of hay, on limited test. Demand remains strong for alfalfa. According to US Drought Monitor for the week of January 28th, moderate precipitation and/or heavy snow hit eastern Nebraska and Kansas. Abnormal … Continue reading

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