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Using wheat pasture as a winter supplement for cows

COW/CALF CORNER – Assuming more fall rainfall comes to the Southern Plains, wheat pasture will again be a key source of protein and some energy for many cow herds in this part of the United States.  If that rainfall occurs, … Continue reading

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Weather analytics firm seeking input from Kansas hay growers

WxIntegrations, a weather analytics company, is seeking input from Kansas hay growers to better develop automated forecast alerts for weather influences on grass/alfalfa growth, hay cutting, raking, and baling as well as pest and herbicide control for fields tailored for … Continue reading

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Kansas NRCS Announces Deadline for EQIP Funding is November 17, 2017

Salina, Kansas, September 28, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced November 17, 2017, as the first cut-off date to apply for fiscal year 2018 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). NRCS accepts applications … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Variety Evaluation Project 2017 Result Available

KSFGC –It is vital that alfalfa producers have the most current and unbiased performance information regarding alfalfa varieties; and because of that, a collaborative Alfalfa Variety Evaluation project led by Dr. Doug Shoup, Kansas State University Research and Extension, and … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Mob Grazing

RANGE EAST BLOG – It’s not for everyone and probably needs to be viewed as a grazing system tool that is situation specific. Mob grazing, sometimes referred to as high-density grazing, is defined as a grazing system with a stocking … Continue reading

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NAFA News!

The latest from the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance o   Mark Your Calendar – 8th Annual D.C. Fly-In Scheduled for Feb. 5-8 o   Are Your Alfalfa Roots Ready for Winter? o   Be Sure to Register Early for NAFA’s 2017 Alfalfa … Continue reading

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KS Triticale Final Planting Dates Announced

USDA-RMA – The Topeka, KS Regional Office released today the 2018 Final Planting Dates Maps and Tables for triticale. In June, the agency announced the new insurance plan for triticale, which is a cross between wheat and rye and can … Continue reading

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