Category Archives: Hay Clippings – eNewsletter

Summer Fire Field Day August 3rd

A Summer Fire Field Day will be held Thursday, August 3rd at Rolling Hills Zoo, west of Salina Kansas. The prescribed fire demo and presentation are designed to answer numerous questions about in-season burns, such as: Will green vegetation burn? … Continue reading

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U.S. Alfalfa Hay Exports to China Climb

USDA-FAS – U.S. alfalfa exports to China continue to climb, reaching 1.29 million metric tons (worth $417 million) in 2016. China is by far the largest foreign market for U.S. alfalfa hay, accounting for nearly half of the total U.S. exports in … Continue reading

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Triticale Insurance to be Available in Some Western Kansas Counties in 2018

RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY (RMA) – The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Board of Directors approved the Triticale insurance program, a privately developed product that was submitted and approved under section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act. Triticale insurance provides coverage … Continue reading

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KSFGC Address Change!

Because our PO Box carrier moved up the street, the address of the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council has changed. Our NEW Mailing Address is: 1310 A Westloop Place, #144 Manhattan, KS 66502-2840 We apologize for any inconvenience but please … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Insect Update

KSU – Potato leafhoppers have been infesting alfalfa fields throughout north central Kansas for at least the last month. They continue to be very active, which is causing quite a bit of leaf yellowing, often called ‘hopper burn’, and even … Continue reading

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Help ranchers in North Dakota

KFB – Ranchers in North Dakota are experiencing extreme drought conditions and are looking for producers outside of the state who may have the capacity to dry lot cattle or provide pasture. Kansas producers who have hay to sell or … Continue reading

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Request for Alfalfa Research Proposals Due June 26, 2017

NAFA – The inaugural Request for Proposals (RFP) for our new Alfalfa Checkoff was distributed recently to public researchers throughout the country seeking proposals to be funded through the newly-created U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative. Proposals may be submitted by … Continue reading

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