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ISSUE DATE: 05/19/2008

Combining distillers grains with forages creates storage solution

In the business of agriculture the mantra is "waste not, want not."

And in an era of high corn prices and rising input costs, livestock producers are learning new methods of reducing waste in their feed rations, particularly when it concerns the use of costly corn, hay and forage.

That's why many producers are now looking to adding distillers grains into their cattle feeding rations.


NEWS

ABA expands alliance with Farmer Mac to include part-time farm
AG bans shipping horsemeat through Texas
Agricultural pest's genome sequenced
AgriLife Extension veterinary camp readies for sixth year
Animal Science Field Day planned in Lexington
Appeals court orders release of FSA farm data
BIG holds annual meeting at the FAPC
BNSF, producers discuss rail, service issues
Borlaug Institute awarded second Guatemala Food for Progress Project
Brazilian farmer killed in Amazon after reporting illegal loggers
Bye boll weevil, hello new pests
CDA recommends hiring licensed applicators
Chefs fill their plates with beef industry facts
City of Greensburg Incubator Project receives USDA, Frito-Lay funding
CKD3 wheat plot tours May 23 in Saline County
Commercial applicators must be licensed
Conference committee sends farm bill agreement to House and Sen
Congress considers USDA's role in virus research
Congress passes farm bill, defying Bush
Consider options before breaking out CRP acres
Custom farmers need to license as commercial pesticide applicat
Delegation from South Korean University uses K-State's BRI as a
Enhanced Oklahoma BQA program to launch
Ethanol Board announces dates for E85 workshops
Ethanol- Fact vs. fiction
Extension agent sees potential in wind energy in western Kansas
Extremist groups change tactics and begin targeting individuals
Farm bill unhappiness
Farm Bureau supports house passage of farm labor pilot program
Farm Credit of Central Kansas announces scholarship recipients
Farmers get help for pesky pheasants
Farmers not getting rich on high food prices
Farmers to be paid for seized grain
Financial lenders gain understanding of dairy industry
Folicur fungicide available for cereals in 2008
Food production is front and center
Free workshop to showcase rural energy options, funding eligibility
Gardening may save grocery expense
Gene clusters offer potential protection against plant diseases
Glickman urges approval of free trade pact with Colombia
Grain market close
Grants available to market Colorado ag
Greensburg Water Tower Project dedicated
Group encourages CSP enrollment
How much is ethanol saving Missourians?
Hundreds arrested in immigration raid at Postville plant
ISU agronomy students place at nationals
It's not too late to be counted in the 2007 agriculture census
KCGA- Consumers to pay for several more months of corn, ethanol
K-State researchers boost beef jerky safety
Landscapers can benefit from IPM conference
LMA- Congress understands consequences of horse slaughter ban
May is Arthritis Month- Farm families are vulnerable but help i
MCGA- New E-10 study shows driver savings
Missouri ethanol mandate is questioned
More on wheat fungicides for leaf diseases
National Hamburger and Beef Month gives producers a reason to celebrate
NCGA- Leading Food Policy Center study cites rising oil costs as underlying force in food, fuel argu
Nebraska Beef Council seeks director candidates
New state AgriLife Extension water specialist practices what he preaches
New tests make antibiotic monitoring easier
NMSU-Las Vegas Memorial Middle School greenhouse switches on solar power
NRCS announces CSP deadline extension
NRCS extends sign-up for 2008 CSP until May 30
ODAFF to create custom harvester directory
On the trail
Parents can educate kids in the kitchen with cookbook from Chef Gale Gand
Planting time calls for extra safety precautions
Plants text message farmers when thirsty
Politically popular farm bill gets election-year boost
Prairie Fire BioEnergy moves forward with construction of the fuel processing facility in Kansas
Prescribed burn workshop set Aug. 7 to 9 at Sonora
Protecting Colorado's food supply- Regional AgroSecurity Confer
PTO incident survivor represents Farm Safety 4 Just Kids
Regional agrosecurity conference set for Denver
Report- Kansas farm income more than doubled in 2007
Rural areas need new strategy, economist says
Salt-tolerant gene found in simple plant nothing to sneeze at
Scout now or forever keep your pests
South Korea to get U.S. beef deal to take effect later this month amid public backlash
South Korea- U.S. accepts Seoul's decision to stop beef imports
South Korean president pledges to suspend imports of U.S. beef if it endangers health
South Koreans rally against U.S. beef, government rejects calls to renogotiate deal
Sterile walleye stocked in southwest Colorado reservoirs
Stockgrowers denounce wolf lawsuit by environmentalists
TCFA supports Governor Perry's ethanol waiver request
Texas A&M ag economics alumni honored
Texas Watershed Steward training at Brazosport College on May 3
The Wild, Wild... East?
Tool lets retailers use DNA to show meat's origin, safety
Tornadoes touch down in parts of state
Tougher trespassing law praised by rural leaders
Traffic safety survey shows many still not wearing safety belts
U.S. government urges appeals court to keep meatpackers from testing all cattle for BSE
UNL Extension, partners begin 17th year recycling plastic pesticide containers
UNL Scholar Program offers students tools for future success
Upcoming KSU horticultural events
USDA announces $267 million rural broadband loan
USDA official says farm bill "fails"
USDA Rural Development approves water projects
Volunteers needed for Miles of Smiles Therapeutic Riding Progra
Watering the lawn could cost you
Waynoka FFA member wins state reporter competition
Why are grain prices so high?
Wichita - where history is celebrated
WORC- Ranchers want JBS merger stopped
World trade vital for Kansas
Youth tractor drivers safety course and certification set May 1

CROPS

ABA expands alliance with Farmer Mac to include part-time farm
AFBF sees tight supplies, strong demand continuing
Agent- 2008 Wheat Plot Tour, other tips
Agent- Wheat field day set, ag producer input costs
Agricultural pest's genome sequenced
AgriLife Extension veterinary camp readies for sixth year
Appeals court orders release of FSA farm data
Borlaug Institute awarded second Guatemala Food for Progress Project
Brazilian farmer killed in Amazon after reporting illegal loggers
Bye boll weevil, hello new pests
CDA recommends hiring licensed applicators
Chief of NRCS announces extension of CSP sign-up to May 30
CKD3 wheat plot tours May 23 in Saline County
Cold temps, dry conditions slowed wheat progress
Combining distillers grains with low quality forages creates st
Commercial applicators must be licensed
Conference committee sends farm bill agreement to House and Sen
Consider options before breaking out CRP acres
Cool temperatures, wind prevail
Corn bids lower due to lower crude, improved weather
Custom farmers need to license as commercial pesticide applicat
Delegation from South Korean University uses K-State's BRI as a
Early growth key to cotton yield
Ethanol Board announces dates for E85 workshops
Excess of water puts northeast Arkansas farmers behind in planting
Extension agent sees potential in wind energy in western Kansas
Farm Bureau supports house passage of farm labor pilot program
Farmers get help for pesky pheasants
Farmers not getting rich on high food prices
Farmers to be paid for seized grain
Folicur fungicide available for cereals in 2008
Food production is front and center
Free workshop to showcase rural energy options, funding eligibility
Gene clusters offer potential protection against plant diseases
Grain market close
Hay trading slow
Higher prices improve outlook for wheat farmers
KCGA- Consumers to pay for several more months of corn, ethanol
K-State to host wheat tour at Parsons
Landscapers can benefit from IPM conference
Master gardeners host plant sale
May is Arthritis Month- Farm families are vulnerable but help i
Mexico's population offers opportunity for U.S. wheat exports
Missouri ethanol mandate is questioned
More on wheat fungicides for leaf diseases
Most classes sold steady to firm
Most row crops in fair to good condition
National Sorghum Checkoff clears USDA, to begin collections July 1
NCGA- Leading Food Policy Center study cites rising oil costs as underlying force in food, fuel argu
Nebraska corn farmers face rising input costs
Northern Oklahoma wheat producers need to make fungicide decisions
On the trail
Pecan growers can turn to online resource to manage pests
Plant mapping key to cotton crop success
Plants text message farmers when thirsty
Portions of state get significant rainfall
Prairie Fire BioEnergy moves forward with construction of the fuel processing facility in Kansas
Precipitation, temps limit planting
Ranchers whose pastures are depleted by drought have several options
Rural areas need new strategy, economist says
Russell County Wheat Plot Tour set May 22
Salt-tolerant gene found in simple plant nothing to sneeze at
Scout now or forever keep your pests
Seed treatments vital to control of cotton pests
Soil moisture remains low across state
Sunflower prices move against the trend
Sweet potato puree adds to bottom line
Tougher trespassing law praised by rural leaders
UNL Extension, partners begin 17th year recycling plastic pesticide containers
USDA Rural Development approves water projects
Walnut Creek Extension wheat plot tours planned
Wheat Alliance to explain new license agreement
Wheat Plot Tour slated for Belleville
Wheat tour offers higher average

LIVESTOCK

2008 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 4 to 6
ABA expands alliance with Farmer Mac to include part-time farm
Aberdeen cattle sales report
Ada livestock sales report
AG bans shipping horsemeat through Texas
AgriLife Extension veterinary camp readies for sixth year
ALB announces second round of cooperative funding program
Amarillo livestock auction report
American Lamb Board announces second round of matching grants
Animal Science Field Day planned in Lexington
Apache livestock sales report
Appeals court orders release of FSA farm data
Arkansas livestock auction summary report
BIG holds annual meeting at the FAPC
BNSF, producers discuss rail, service issues
Brazilian farmer killed in Amazon after reporting illegal loggers
Chefs fill their plates with beef industry facts
Clovis cattle sales report
Colorado feeder cattle sales
Conference committee sends farm bill agreement to House and Sen
Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council announces 2008 convention dat
Dalhart livestock sales report
Delegation from South Korean University uses K-State's BRI as a
Denison feeder cattle sale
Dodge City livestock sales report
Enhanced Oklahoma BQA program to launch
Ethanol Board announces dates for E85 workshops
Extension agent sees potential in wind energy in western Kansas
Farm bill unhappiness
Farm Bureau supports house passage of farm labor pilot program
Financial lenders gain understanding of dairy industry
Ft. Smith livestock auction report
Georgia livestock sales report
Goldthwaite sheep sales
High Plains slaughter news
Hog farm developers take their case to federal court
Iowa beef producers promote May Beef Month
Joplin regional cattle sales
Judge denies briefs in poultry lawsuit
K-State researchers boost beef jerky safety
K-State researchers measure cattle feedlot ammonia emissions
Lexington cattle sales
Limousin Visions Quest Round 3 completes 137 days
Livestock values decline
LMA- Congress understands consequences of horse slaughter ban
May is Arthritis Month- Farm families are vulnerable but help i
McAlester livestock auction report
National Hamburger and Beef Month gives producers a reason to celebrate
Nebraska Beef Council seeks director candidates
North Arkansas livestock sales report
Ogallala livestock sales
OKC West livestock auction report
On the trail
Pawlenty signs bovine TB plan into law
Prairie Fire BioEnergy moves forward with construction of the fuel processing facility in Kansas
Pratt 3 p.m. cattle sales
Pratt livestock sales report
Ranchers whose pastures are depleted by drought have several options
Rural areas need new strategy, economist says
Salina livestock sales report
Sioux Falls sheep sales report
South Central direct sheep
South Korea to get U.S. beef deal to take effect later this month amid public backlash
South Korea- U.S. accepts Seoul's decision to stop beef imports
South Korean president pledges to suspend imports of U.S. beef if it endangers health
South Koreans rally against U.S. beef, government rejects calls to renogotiate deal
Sprngfield livestock sales
St. Joseph feeder pigs
Stockgrowers denounce wolf lawsuit by environmentalists
Swine seminar gives reproduction information
Texhoma cattle sales report
Tool lets retailers use DNA to show meat's origin, safety
Tough times for catfish farmers
Tougher trespassing law praised by rural leaders
Tulia livestock sales report
Tulsa stockyards auction report
U.S. government urges appeals court to keep meatpackers from testing all cattle for BSE
Watertown cattle sales report
West Plains cattle sales
Woodward livestock auction report
WORC- Ranchers want JBS merger stopped
Wyobraska cattle sales report

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