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CSP Renewal Cutoff is May 5, 2017

KANSAS NRCS – Kansas has 243 Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts that are expiring this year that encompass 408,805 acres. The cut-off date for renewing contracts that expire December 31, 2017 is May 5, 2017. By renewing, producers will benefit from … Continue reading

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Interseeding corn and alfalfa: Yes or no?

PROGRESSIVE FORAGE – Picture this: a tall, green field of corn growing like glory but struggling with what looks like a serious weed problem. Hang on a minute, those aren’t weeds, they’re alfalfa seedlings. Come again? The idea of interseeding … Continue reading

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR KSFGC AWARDS

As part of KSFGC’s overall mission to strengthen the Kansas Forage Industry, the KSFGC Awards Program plays a key role by recognizing those individuals or groups providing leadership and making outstanding efforts, innovations and/or contributions to the Kansas Forage Industry. … Continue reading

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There’s a new feed in town: Triticale to the rescue

And Don’t Forget: The two triticale field days offered April 25 and 26 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. between Lakin and Ulysses. Triticale Field Day April 2017 PROGRESSIVE FORAGE – Triticale is the result of crossing wheat and rye, combining … Continue reading

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KSU Alfalfa Update

KANSAS INSECT NEWSLETTER – Alfalfa weevil populations in north central Kansas seem to be developing as expected. Fields sampled this week that had not yet been treated had greatly reduced foliage and were showing obvious signs of significant larval feeding, … Continue reading

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BEEF CATTLE AND FORAGE CROPS FIELD DAY THURSDAY, MAY 4

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – The Southeast Agricultural Research Center will again be hosting their Beef Cattle and Forage Crops Field Day on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Mound Valley Community Center, 505 Hickory, Mound Valley, KS. Registration will begin … Continue reading

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USDA announces $1.9m for alfalfa, forage research

FEEDSTUFFS & KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA) announced March 30 the availability of $1.9 million in 2017 funding for research and development to improve the agricultural productivity, profitability and … Continue reading

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