Category Archives: Hay Clippings Blog

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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Regional hay issues due to western drought

COW/CALF CORNER by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Recent USDA reports provide a picture of the hay situation across the U.S.  December 1 hay stocks were down a scant 0.6 percent year over year for … Continue reading

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Return on investment

Research shows grazing cover crops can add economic value By KAY LEDBETTER Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Growing dual-purpose wheat for both grazing and grain production is an important agricultural practice in the Southern Great Plains. But of late, more Texas … Continue reading

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2021 wheat variety fall forage yield comparison

1/21/21 – KSU Agronomy eUpdate – Fall forage yield is an important aspect of dual-purpose wheat production. In this system, wheat is typically sown earlier than for grain only production, at higher seeding rates and with additional nitrogen fertilizer to … Continue reading

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1-12-2021 Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were steady for all types of hay, demand remained strong with movement slowing over the previous week. Alfalfa prices remain strong and is harder to find. There are some thoughts, however, that those who still have alfalfa … Continue reading

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Date Established for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Application Deadline for Kansas

Date Established for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Application Deadline for Kansas SALINA, January 5, 2021 — Kansas State Conservationist, Karen A. Woodrich, of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today the Statewide cutoff for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Agricultural … Continue reading

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USDA Announces CRP General Signup Begins Today and Ends February 12

Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program beginning today, Jan. 4, 2021, until Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual … Continue reading

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