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Upcoming Comanche County, “Outside the Box, Coffee Shop Meetings

The Annual Series of Coffee Shop Meetings are coming. Advertisements

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Consider these factors when buying a round baler

HAY & FORAGE GROWER – By Dan Undersander – Round balers tend to be more economical than medium to large square balers for both beef and dairy mid sized farms. Further, round bales can be stored uncovered outside with less weather … Continue reading

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They widened the baling window

HAY & FORAGE GROWER, By Laura Handke – Forty-two miles east of Rapid City, in Pennington County South Dakota, the Lytle family is making their mark on the hay industry. They are harvesting their 1,000 acres of dryland and irrigated alfalfa to produce … Continue reading

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Updated – Prescribed burning workshops scheduled for 2019

MANHATTAN – Several prescribed burning workshops have been scheduled for the months of February and March, with more in the planning stages.  Partners involved include K-State Research & Extension, Kansas Forest Service, USDA-NRCS, USDA-FSA, Kansas Conservation Districts, Department of Wildlife, … Continue reading

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2018 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial results now available

MANHATTAN – The results of the 2018 Kansas Performance Tests with summer annual forage hay varieties are available online at https://www.agronomy.k-state.edu/services/crop-performance-tests/forages/2018-summer-forages.html. The results are summarized by location (Garden City, Hays, and Scandia) and are split into hay and silage categories. The … Continue reading

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Alfalfa U to be Held February 21 in Dodge City

Dodge City, KS – Learn the latest in producing high-quality alfalfa at Alfalfa U, February 21 in Dodge City. Alfalfa U, sponsored by Alforex Seeds, John Deere and High Plains Journal, is a one-day session packed with agronomic and marketing … Continue reading

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How to use an air fryer to determine dry matter

PROGRESSIVE FORAGE – A total mixed ration (TMR) is defined as a method of feeding cows that combines feeds formulated to a specific nutrient content into a single feed mix that contains forages, grains, protein sources, minerals, vitamins and feed … Continue reading

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