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RETURNED: Lost Mileage Book 1/18/13 »

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Returned:  Thank you. At the “Cover Your Acres” meeting in Oberlin, an agent lost a mileage book.  Someone from Hays found the book in Colby & is believed to have brought it back to Hays.  If you are the person who has the mileage book, please return it to the Hays Extension Office by 4pm […]

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Predator Calling Seminar – Hays »

K-State Research and Extension

Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts don’t miss this opportunity to hone in on your skills of calling in that lone coyote. On Wednesday, January 23rd beginning with a chili supper at 6:30 p.m. a Predator Calling Seminar will take place in the auditorium basement at the Agriculture Research Center – Hays. Charlie Lee, Extension Wildlife specialist […]

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KS Drought Response Enters Third Year »

roberts drought

The Governor’s Drought Response Team held its first meeting of 2013 Friday afternoon. The team heard the U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook continues to illustrate drought conditions persisting or intensifying in Kansas, with a higher probability for above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation. The meeting focused on responses from the public water supply assessment and […]

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Kansas Ag Producers Eligible for Disaster Assistance »


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated 88 Kansas counties as primary disaster areas and 16 Kansas counties and contiguous disaster areas, making qualified farmers and ranchers in designated counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans through the USDA Farm Service Agency. Doniphan County in far Northeast Kansas is the only Kansas county that did not […]

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KAWG Supports Senator Pat Roberts »

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The Kansas Assn. of Wheat Growers released a statement Thursday, January 3, 2013,  in support of  Senator Pat Roberts: “The Kansas Association of Wheat Growers is disappointed to learn that Senator Pat Roberts no longer holds the Ranking Minority status in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. “Senator Pat Roberts is a tremendous […]

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Roberts Steps Down as Ranking Ag Committee Member »

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts announced Thursday he is stepping down as minority leader of the Senate Agriculture Committee but will still reside on it. Mississippi Republican Senator Thad Cochran, based on seniority, will replace Roberts pending confirmation. Roberts said in a statement, “No matter whether I hold the gavel, or whether I am the ranking […]

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No Change for Kansas in This Week’s U.S. Drought Monitor »


The Plains and Midwest: Additional snow fell across parts of the central Plains – enough to arrest further deterioration but insufficient to improve the drought depiction. Precipitation in Oklahoma had little impact on reservoir and lake levels, and agricultural reports indicated that soil moisture remained depleted and the condition of small grains and canola across […]

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Winter Wheat Declines During December »


The condition of the Kansas winter wheat crop has deteriorated in the wake of December’s limited rain and snow. Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reports that 31 percent of the state’s wheat crop ended 2012 in poor to very poor condition. Forty-five percent was rated in fair condition, with 23 percent in good shape and 1 […]

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State’s First LEMA Proposal Approved in NW Kansas »

groundwater map

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Water Resources (DWR) has approved the first Local Enhanced Management Area (LEMA) in Kansas.  Proposed by Groundwater Management District (GMD) 4 in Northwest Kansas, Sheridan 6 LEMA will be located in Sheridan and Thomas counties. The LEMA process is a central component of legislation supported by Governor Sam […]

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Cover Your Acres Conference 2013 »

K-State Research and Extension

K-State and the Northwest Kansas Crop Residue Alliance are once again hosting the Cover Your Acres Winter Conference for crop producers and consultants on Jan. 15 and 16, 2013. Cover Your Acres is a meeting for new ideas and updates in crop production in northwest Kansas that is producer-driven. This year’s conference will feature university […]

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Rangeland Health Management Program – Jan. 7th Hays »

K-State Research and Extension

Current drought in western Kansas is the most severe since the drought of the 1950’s. Have you thought about or developed a drought plan for your rangeland resources? Come get some pointers from area ranchers , NRCS and K-State Range specialists. At the Rangeland Health Management program to be held at the Hays – Ag […]

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Grain Markets »

Grain Market Prices

Grains markets for Thursday November 29, 2012 Grain markets Thursday November 29, 2012

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What is Trichomoniasis, and how can you control it? »

K-State Research and Extension

Trichomoniasis or Trich is a veneral disease of cattle that can be economically devastating for infected herds. Trich once was a problem for cattle herds in the Western United States. But Trich has made its way to Kansas and infected cattle have been detected in our area.   Come learn more about Trich, and how […]

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