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Winter rangeland management
As late fall frost settles across browning pastures, it’s time for farmers and ranchers to start planning their next rangeland management step.
“Think long term — 5 to 10 years down the road,” Kansas NRCS Rangeland Management Specialist David Kraft advises.
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- Do wheat fungicides pay?
- Building a legacy
- Meats coach hanging up the hard hat
- Winter rangeland management
Alfalfa economic returns study results
In a perfect world, alfalfa might be considered the perfect crop. It’s packed with nutrients, is highly digestible, can use precipitation efficiently because it roots deeply into western Kansas soils, and produces high economic returns.
- Animal ag soybean demand growing
- Not all fertilizer bands play the same song
- Fertilizing pastures: Toxic vs. nontoxic fescue
- Old World Bluestem control meeting slated
- Alfalfa economic returns study results
Beef demand challenges ahead
Beef production is falling at the end of 2013 and is expected to fall sharply in the coming year. This reduction in beef supply will add significant additional pressure to increase wholesale and retail beef prices.
- Calf health more than just giving a shot
- Pork expansion may prop up corn prices
- MU meetings focus on dairy safety net
- Watch winter cow condition
- Beef demand challenges ahead
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Adair horse team tops nat’l FFA competition
The Adair, Okla., FFA Horse Evaluation team recently competed in the 2013 National FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event in Louisville, Ky.
- McClaskey named Kan. ag secretary
- Mo. opening weekend deer harvest down
- KLA members set to tackle tough issues at convention
- Area cowboys earn ranch rodeo awards
- Adair horse team tops nat’l FFA competition
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Rural and agricultural events
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Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
- Renewable fuel standard change would hurt farmers, group says
- USDA issues CRP, Direct and ACRE payments
- USDA site is back, but reports may be delayed
- Donate to South Dakota Rancher’s Relief Fund
- Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws
EKHA horseman group honors golden anniversary
Cowboys and cowgirls young and old recently celebrated the Eastern Kansas Horseman’s Association (EKHA) with a year-end awards banquet.
- Government shutdown could impact horse industry
- AQHA scholarship deadline Dec. 1
- EWD horse classes benefit disabled riders
- New classes in APHA show
- EKHA horseman group honors golden anniversary