By: Jennifer Bearden, Agriculture Agent, Okaloosa County
Spring is a good time to walk your pastures to scout for toxic weeds. Summer pastures are just greening up, but are still short, and warm season weeds are just beginning to pop… Continue reading
USDA announced this week it will make $6 million available to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas ranchers affected by wildfires through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funds will assist livestock producers attempting to restore grazing lands, rebuild fencing and… Continue reading
Somebody probably needs it worse – that may be the mentality of many producers who suffered damage from wildfires and are reluctant to come get hay from three Livestock Supply Points set up on their behalf.
“Come get it or… Continue reading
Crop and livestock budget spreadsheets for 2017 are now available to both farmers and ranchers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists.
The budget spreadsheets help farmers and ranchers evaluate and project revenue and expenditures throughout the crop season.… Continue reading
KLA members affected by recent wildfires may be eligible for payments through various USDA disaster programs. Ranchers should immediately notify their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office of livestock, fence and feed losses. Notification can come in the form of… Continue reading
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.
As of Thursday… Continue reading