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Hay, Range & Pasture

Consider oats and turnips for fall grazing

By Mary Drewnoski UNL Beef Systems Specialist Consider planting oats and turnips in early maturing corn silage fields for fall/winter grazing. Be sure to make a commitment to plant as early as p [Read More]

Fly control/pinkeye prevention needs to be continuous

By Jim Krantz South Dakota State University Extension With the grazing season well underway, most cattlemen have strategically planned their fly control program, focused pr [Read More]

Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney to include live cattle handling demo

Many will remember the 1998 movie, “The Horse Whisperer,” starring Robert Redford. One of the consultants on that movie was Curt P [Read More]

Fall and winter forage is expensive

By Kezia Nanda U of A System Division of Agriculture July is the perfect time to start planning ahead for stockpiling forage that can save growers a lot of money during the winter. “Stockpiling forage can [Read More]

State FSA approves emergency haying and grazing in 44 counties

The Kansas Farm Service (FSA) Agency announced July 17 that emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres has been approved for [Read More]



Little trade reported over holiday

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage sold steady. Buyer inquiry was light to moderate, according to the USDA Market News Service, July 4. Prices given on per-ton basis, unless [Read More]

Hay trade mixed

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, compared to last week, dairies paid $10 to $15 more for good large squares bales of alfalfa in the northeast part of the state. All other products sold steady, according to the USDA Market News Ser [Read More]

Hay trade mixed

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, large squares of alfalfa sold steady, grass hay steady on a thin test. Ground and delivered alfalfa $15 lower, blended alfalfa $5 to $10 lower, cornstalks ground and delivered traded steady and deh [Read More]

Hay slow to steady in most areas

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported hay sold steady. Movement was good on ground and delivered and large square bales to dairies with light movement on all other hay, according to the US [Read More]

Hay demand, prices mixed depending on area

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported hay sold steady, movement was light in most areas, according to the USDA Market News Service, June 20. Prices given on per-ton bas [Read More]


Hay trade, movement slow to moderate

In Kansas, the hay trade and movement is slow to moderate. Demand was moderate to strong for dairy alfalfa, moderate for grinding alfalfa and pellets, light to moderate for grass hay, according to the Kansas [Read More]



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Ken Root

Ken Root

Gone fishin'


By Ken Root Mid-summer and hot days bring out the fisherman in me. I consider fishing “purposeful loafing” with the remote possibility of providing

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

Wheat growers explore national checkoff, other funding sources


By Sara Wyant Calling it “a bold step forward for the U.S. wheat industry’s future,” National Wheat Foundation (NWF) President Dusty Tallman alerted fellow

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

Show your #FairThanks


By Jennifer M. Latzke Ribbons and trophies and banners and premiums—oh my. Whenever we tell the story of youth programs, we tend to focus on

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Kylene Scott

Kylene Scott

Speaker provides insight for agriculture industry


By Kylene Scott Jay Lehr encouraged attendees at the Protein Producers Summit in Colorado Springs, Colorado, during mid-June to tell their stories to those

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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

Brownback pushes back on "federal overreach"


By Holly Martin Walking among the implements and new services on display at the 3i Show, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback had the chance to

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

The next-to-last place any farmer should visit is here


By Larry Dreiling If a farmer is injured in an on-farm accident, the last place any farmer wants to visit is a funeral

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Kansas auctioneers top World Championship


By Jennifer Carrico Calling out bids, finding the buyer and executing the sale are all important parts of being a good auctioneer. These professionals

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Doug Rich

Doug Rich

Ditch the myths, EPA administrator says


By Doug Rich The message from Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during a presentation before the Agricultural Business Council of

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Trent Loos

Trent Loos

How you going?


By Libbi Loos Editor’s note: Libbi Loos, Trent’s daughter, wrote this week’s Loos Tales column after a recent visit to Australia. I hope you don’t

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

Dry years remind us of a different time


By Jerry Nine (July 16)—I had heard a few people predicting rain for the month of June. One of them was a local rancher

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