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Scouting Advised for Alfalfa Weevil

By Robert Wright and Jeff Bradshaw et.al, UNL Alfalfa weevil larvae have been reported feeding in alfalfa in southeast Nebraska. As temperatures warm up, expect to see alfalfa weevil larvae throughout southern Nebraska and slightly later, in northern Nebraska. The … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday May 10

Weed Management in Alfalfa

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TLA Virtual Fence Tour, Jun 23, 2022

The TLA Virtual Fence Tour will be held on Monday, June 23, 2022 at 11:30 AM at the Mushrush Sale Barn, 1250 Lake Road, Elmdale, KS RSVP to Roger Wells (620.340.5808, rnwells@fairpoint.net) or Shelly Wiggam (785.477.6592, shelly.wiggam@tnc). Agenda The Lunch … Continue reading

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Upcoming Forage Events

Regularly check out the website for upcoming forage events that might be in your area, and if you’re putting on a forage event, let us know about at info@ksfgc.org. Upcoming Events May 9, 2022, 7:30 – 9:00 pm: MONTHLY GRAZING CALL … Continue reading

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Does Grazing Cover Crops Impact Soil Properties?

Cover crops are typically used by producers in dryland no-till cropping systems to improve soil health, reduce soil compaction, enhance nutrient cycling, improve soil structure, and improve water infiltration. Producers may be able to realize some income from cover crops … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday May 3

The first alfalfa cutting of the year will soon be here and is often hampered by weather delays and slow dry-down. Todays video clip looks into some of those management practices than can aid in getting your hay put up … Continue reading

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Interseeding sorghum-sudangrass into perennial cool-season western wheatgrass pasture

Conversion of pastureland into cropland has occurred at a rapid rate in the Great Plains. A reduction in total acreage of pastureland from this conversion has resulted in a decline of total numbers of beef cows in the same region. … Continue reading

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USDA Spring Data Users Meeting

USDA’s 2022 Spring Data Users meeting has concluded but you can still watch the video and read through the questions and answers. USDA’s Data User meetings provide an opportunity to update data users on recent and pending changes in the … Continue reading

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TRITICALE FIELD DAYS, MAY 17 & 19

Starseed and TriCal are sponsoring TWO triticale Field Days in the month of May. On May 17, beginning at 10:00 am near Garden City and then on May 19 at 10:00 am near Osborne. Please RSVP to Trent at, trent@gostarseed.com … Continue reading

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What assistance can NRCS offer?

Doug Spencer, Rangeland Management Specialist for NRCS, explains here! And NRCS is at a site near you! There is an office located in each of the 105 counties in Kansas. You can find your local office here: https://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?state=KS. Technical experts … Continue reading

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