Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

USDA clarifies meat and poultry labeling claims; With more clarity on ‘grass fed’

AGRIPULSE – The Agriculture Department is clarifying labeling requirements for meat and poultry products, including for claims that animals are “grass-fed” or treated without antibiotics or hormones. Under the new guidance issued by the Food Safety and Inspection Service, beef cannot be labeled … Continue reading

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24 December 2019 Kansas Hay Market Report

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 12-24-19 Hay Report FINAL

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‘Carbon farming’ project links grazing, soil health

FEEDSTUFFS MAGAZINE – Applying a thin layer of compost to grasslands could help fight climate change by capturing carbon from the atmosphere and storing it in the soil, according to recent research from the University of California-Merced (UC-Merced). UC-Merced professor Rebecca … Continue reading

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17 December 2019 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade is moderate, demand was slow to moderate, prices remain steady and most producers have reported that there is still plenty of grinder hay out there. Winter finally arrived for much of the state on Sunday into Monday, … Continue reading

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Nutritive value and options for grazing Crop Residues

RANGE_EAST – The amount of grain left in the field has been reduced considerably compared to historical levels through varietal and harvest equipment improvements. However, weather conditions can result in significant ear drop or plant lodging. Before grazing, scout fields … Continue reading

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We Need Alfalfa Growers to Participate in a KSU Research Survey

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – Kansas State University Research and Extension recently launched a project investigating best management practices for alfalfa in Kansas. Headed by Wheat and Forages Extension Specialist Romulo Lollato and Master’s student Kaylin Fink, the project includes a … Continue reading

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Winter Grazing Tips

RANGE_EAST & DR. BRUCE ANDERSON – Corn Stalk Quality After Weathering. Recent rainfall, and even snow, may be good for wheat and next year’s crops, but it does have its drawbacks.  One challenge is this moisture’s impact on corn stalk … Continue reading

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