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Insurance Plan for Triticale Expands in Kansas (Sales Closing Date is Sept. 30, 2018)

TOPEKA, KANSAS, June 29, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced the expansion of crop insurance for the crop triticale to 19 additional counties in Kansas, which brings the total number of counties with … Continue reading

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UPCOMING SOIL HEALTH AND GRAZING WORKSHOPS

Cheney, KS – The Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS) is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center. These funds will support a series of workshops called “Improving Soil … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Insect Update

KSU ENTOMOLOGY – Several alfalfa fields were sampled in north central Kansas this past week. The alfalfa canopy remains an excellent habitat for many insects, especially those fields not treated for alfalfa weevils this year. Many of these insects are beneficial. … Continue reading

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Kansas Legislative Post Audit on Kansas Wildfire Management

RANGE EAST (KSU) – On July 31, 2017, the Legislative Post Audit Committee approved a request from Representative John Carmichael, Representative Kyle Hoffman, Representative Melissa Rooker, Representative Steven Becker, Representative Ken Rahjes, Representative Troy Waymaster, Representative Boyd Orr, and Senator … Continue reading

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Nettleton to Serve as Feed and Forage Sector Lead

KDA – Kansas Forage and Grassland Council Board member and State Hay Reporter, Kim Nettleton has been tabbed to serve as Feed and Forage Sector Lead for the Kansas Agricultural Growth Strategy project. In the letter below she outlines her … Continue reading

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How to safely use drought-stressed crops as feed

One key is to test for nutrients and toxic compounds such as nitrates before feeding. BEEF PRODUCER.COM – In drought years, with forage in short supply, producers sometimes find it necessary to feed drought-stressed or salvaged crops, but the key … Continue reading

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Growing Season Burn Demo to be held on July 10

KANSAS PRESCRIBED FIRE COUNCIL – The KS PFC, in conjunction with several other sponsoring organizations will be conducting a growing season burn demonstration on July 10th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Riggs Arboretum, on the north side … Continue reading

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