GARDEN CITY, Kan. – A Kansas State University expert is underscoring the critical need to get water and reliable feedstuffs to cattle in the aftermath of wildfires that have ravaged many parts of southern and western Kansas.
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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Wind-whipped fires sped across large swaths of southern and western Kansas on Tuesday, killing an as-yet unknown number of livestock and wildlife, forcing the closure of numerous roads and highways, and evacuations in at least 10 communities.… Continue reading
Proceeds from two auctions will help the Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF) assist ranchers affected by recent wildfires across the state. A registered Angus heifer donated by Woodbury Farms will sell March 15 during their annual bull and female sale at… Continue reading
By: Darrin Pack
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With parts of the Midwest experiencing wetter-than-normal weather conditions, a Purdue Extension forage specialist is urging farmers to make sure their hay is adequately dried before baling and storage to reduce the risk… Continue reading
By: Emma Hopkins
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hay that is baled and stored at a moisture level higher than recommended could heat up enough to start a barn fire, a Purdue Extension forage specialist warns.
This season has been a… Continue reading
By: Robert Kallenbach
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A blackened pasture warms faster on a cold spring day. That starts early grass growth.
“Fire is the most underused grass management tool we have,” says Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.… Continue reading