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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 5TH

Compared to the last report, prices were mostly steady with the exception of the south-central region where grinding alfalfa moved a bit higher. Demand remains strong as evidenced by the number of phone calls producers are receiving, however, many producers … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfas 2 Minute Tuesday November 8

Today, we take time to salute our Veterans who have served their country and are now involved in agriculture. Our thanks and gratitude are not nearly enough of an honor for your service, but know that we are thankful for … Continue reading

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Do you graze your wheat? Do you graze your wheat early in the season then take the crop for grain?

Do you graze your wheat?  Do you graze your wheat early in the season then take the crop for grain?  If you said yes to either of these questions you need to write on your Farm Service Agency maps the … Continue reading

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Join the Monthly Grazing Call

Join other graziers from across the state of Kansas in a telephone conversation with grazing management experts Barry Barber, Gary Kilgore and Keith Harmoney on Monday, November 14th, 2022 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.  These informal discussions cover all aspects … Continue reading

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2022 Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences

The Office of Farm and Ranch Transition at Kansas State University will be having Succession Planning Conferences in December. READ MORE ***Family Scholarships are available. Please fill out the following application: https://bit.ly/AgKansitionScholarship(link is external) *** REGISTER(link is external) AGENDA 8:30-9:00 AM Registration (coffee, … Continue reading

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Learning from droughts in the 1930s and ’50s

BEEFTIPS KSU – By Keith Harmoney, range scientist, Hays I was recently asked how the drought of 2022 will affect forage growth in 2023 and how drought-stricken pastures should be managed during the fall and winter prior to next growing season.  … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 29th

Compared to the last report, prices, once again were mostly steady and demand remained strong while stores continue to dwindle. Some folks are still swathing their last cutting of alfalfa which seems to be taking twice as long as yields … Continue reading

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W-L Alfalfa 2 Minute Tuesday November 1

The quality analyses of our hay samples can give us some indication of where we might improve our quality in future cuttings. With the Calibrate Quality Tests that are available from several labs that are focused on testing the HarvXtra … Continue reading

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When Will We be Able to Put Cattle on Winter Pasture this Year?

COW/CALF CORNER, By Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University Extension Beef Nutrition Specialist We finally got enough rain in parts of Oklahoma for our wheat and other cool-season annuals to start emerging. This is extremely late for our normal wheat grazing … Continue reading

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HERE IS YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 22th

Compared to the last report, prices were mostly steady for a second week while demand remained strong, supplies available to purchase remained slim. Reports indicate there is not much alfalfa out there to purchase, unless one is willing to pay … Continue reading

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