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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Ag minute: Feed supplies report for Kansas

  • The range and pasture condition for Kansas in December was rated 57 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 14 percent fair, and 2 percent good.
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  • The range and pasture condition for Kansas in December was rated 57 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 14 percent fair, and 2 percent good.
    Feed grain supplies in Kansas were rated at 21 percent very short, 27 percent short, 50 percent adequate, and 2 percent surplus, whereas hay and forage supplies were rated at 35 percent very short, 36 percent short, 28 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus.
    The stock water supplies declined to 44 percent very short, 33 percent short, and 23 percent adequate. Livestock producers were grazing cattle on crop residue and supplement feeding. Due to the lack of precipitation producers are concerned about pasture conditions and low stock pond
    level.

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