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Farm Talk's Top 10

June 25, 2013

The Top 10 stops on the county agent’s new approach to education, the Clueless Farm Tour

Parsons, Kansas — 10.  Efficacy of Roundup on non-GMO soybeans.

  9.  Carrying capacity of cedar-sericea-multiflora rose-bullnettle pasture.

  8.  Johnsongrass-milo rotation system.

  7.  Low-fertility corn versus no-fertility corn.

  6.  Switching over to goats because the cows wouldn’t stay in.

  5.  Replacement heifers from unknown parentage in random cross-cross-crossbreeding program.

  4.  Shady location for pond pump solar panels to avoid over-heating.

  3.  Forage testing of August-harvested 3-yr. old fescue bales crammed together in a low spot.

  2.  Cockleburs as a cover crop.

  1. Year-round calving in a delayed weaning, non-castration environment. £

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