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Alfalfa Grower Feedback Requested

The research project, “Breeding Alfalfa for Intercropping with Intermediate Wheatgrass: Towards perennial grain-forage systems,” is moving into the outreach portion and they are requesting feedback from Kansas alfalfa growers. The researchers are working to better understand optimal nitrogen application rates … Continue reading

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KSU Agronomy eUpdate: Options for damaged or dead brome hayfields

Brome producers were faced with many challenges this past year as fall armyworms sought after recently harvested fields as sites to lay their eggs. Brome fields in eastern Kansas varied as some looked untouched while others faced field damages. The … Continue reading

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Brush Roundup Field Day, September 17, 2021

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2021 Photo Contest

“Nature has a great simplicity, therefore a great beauty” – Richard Feynman Kansas Forage and Grassland Council encourages all members to submit photos into the upcoming photo contest! We love to share these images on social media and use them … Continue reading

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10 November 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market prices were steady while demand and amount of hay traded backed off a bit. Most contributors stated that although sales and inquiries slowed, there is hay around, with good quality hay becoming harder to find and folks are … Continue reading

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06 October 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow and prices remained steady for all hay types in all regions. Hay movement increased slightly over the past week but remains sluggish. Open weather, across much of the Plains and Midwest, favored agricultural fieldwork but further … Continue reading

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14 July 2020 Kansas Hay Market Report

Hay market trade slow and demand light. Reports have been received that the brakes have been applied to the alfalfa market with usage down significantly. Many report deliveries down by almost half. Most folks are finishing up 2nd cutting and … Continue reading

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Hay Outlook: Milk and Grain Prices Could Impact Hay Demand in 2019

DROVERS – Hay markets can be difficult to project heading into any year, and 2019 might have some of the most complex dynamics to consider for hay pricing and demand. Weather will always play a role in regional markets, while … Continue reading

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Winter Forage Conference Next Tuesday, December 11, in Emporia

MANHATTAN – The KSU/KSFGC Winter Forage Conference will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds, Emporia, Kansas. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the conference kicks off at 9:30 a.m. The conference … Continue reading

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Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued During Flint Hills Burning Season

Smoke Modeling Tool Active Beginning March 1 TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that March and April are a time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned. These burns … Continue reading

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