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IFGC Conference focuses on forages

The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be held Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the IFGC annual meeting at 9 a.m., and i [Read More]

Pasture-based dairies provide management and lifestyle choices

Dairy farmer Charles Fletcher is a musician at heart. Since switching from a traditional dairy system to pasture-based rotational grazing 17 years ago, he h [Read More]

Pasture Tree Control Workshop scheduled for Nov. 19

The seventh and final meeting of the 2014 River Valley Extension District Pasture Management Series will be held Nov. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Demonstration Site locat [Read More]

Severe cold weather rangeland and livestock considerations

Severe wind and cold can cause significant problems for livestock and their owners. Evidence of such problems includes the blizzard that struck South Dakota Oct. 4 [Read More]

NMSU Extension workshop examines weed, brush management in Southwest

By Darrell J. Pehr Controlling weeds and brush can make a big difference when it comes to successful farm and ranch management across the South [Read More]



Hay remains mostly steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage products sold steady. Ground and delivered hay starting to pick up as feedlots are filling pens with calves and yearlings. Demand on dehydrated and dairy hay [Read More]

Higher quality hay steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage products mostly steady. Buyer inquiry was better this week, according to the USDA Market News Service, Nov. 7. Prices given on per-ton basis, unless otherwis [Read More]

Most areas steady, others see light trade

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage sold steady. Very cold temperatures have made their way into Nebraska and one would think hay demand would increase sharply b [Read More]

Most hay prices steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage products sold steady. Demand was light to moderate from feedlots with moderate to good demand from dairies. Dehydrated pellets trading was slow to moderate, accord [Read More]

Hay trade steady to slow

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage products sold steady. Demand was mostly light from feedlots with moderate to good demand from dairies, according to the USDA Market News Service, Oct. 17. Pric [Read More]


Hay trade slow to moderate

In Kansas, demand moderate for dairy alfalfa and alfalfa pellets, light to moderate for grinding alfalfa and grass hay. , according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Nov. [Read More]



FROM OUR WRITERS
Ken Root

Ken Root

Hello 'Starlink,' here we go again!


By Ken Root America is a grain exporting country. That is the basis for any business decision made by farmers, seed companies, grain merchants

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

Roberts headed back to Senate Ag Committee, no plans to reopen farm bill


By Sara Wyant In a series of hard-fought midterm election battles, Republicans won control of the Senate by securing major re-election

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

Beyond 'Flanders Fields'


By Jennifer M. Latzke I grew up surrounded by military veterans who had left the wheat fields of Kansas to fight on the battlefields

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Kylene Scott

Kylene Scott

BQA event gives producers tips on raising healthy cattle


By Kylene Scott There are numerous steps to get a healthy calf from conception to consumption. Programs like Beef Quality Assurance can help producers, veterinarians

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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

Beef industry success can continue if segments work together


By Holly Martin There’s a great story going on in the agriculture world. It’s one of an industry that faced some pretty tough challenges

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

Nebraska Community Foundation celebrates 20 years


By Larry Dreiling The collective achievement of thousands of Nebraskans was celebrated recently in Lincoln as the Nebraska Community Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Growing bigger


By Jennifer Carrico The demand for locally grown food and source-verified food has led to a growing number of farmers markets across the United

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Doug Rich

Doug Rich

Governor unveils Draft II of Water Vision Plan


By Doug Rich Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Water Office released the second draft of the long-term Vision for the Future of Water

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Trent Loos

Trent Loos

Better living through chemistry


By Trent Loos Honestly I fail to understand the movement that appears to be gaining steam against chemicals. In particular, I am talking about

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

Interesting challenges of life


By Jerry Nine (Nov. 19)—It is interesting raising kids. My son is 14 years old and, of course, he wants to drive the pickup.

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