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Sauk Centre Hay Auction Report Feb. 21, 2013

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by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison Counties
I am posting links to the following reports following the Feb. 21, 2013 Hay Auction at Sauk Centre.

Feb 21 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf .... A list of all tested hay lots and bedding material sold... grouped by kind of hay, RFV, and type of bale ... cost per pound of dry matter and per RFV point calculated

History of Selected Lots 2012 2013.pdf ... A summary of auctions held since September; Medium Square Alfalfa 101 to 200 in 25 RFV point groups, bedding material, round grass bales protein 5-9

Graph 2001 to 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf ... A line grahp of Auction seasons since 2001

The next auction at Sauk Centre is on March 7

Read further about Workshops coming up:
1. Capturing $Value of Manure Nutrients and Alfalfa N Credits
    Little Falls March 8, Foley March 19, Melrose March 20

2. Forage for U - featuring Dan Undersander, Wisconsin Extension Forage Specialist
    Fergus Falls March 19, Hutchinson March 20, Rushford March 21



1.       Capturing $Value of Manure Nutrients and Alfalfa N Credit

On-Farm Case Studies based on Grid Soil Sampling give clues for better manure use practices

On-Farm Field Trials provide better understanding of Alfalfa Nitrogen Credits

At Foley site - SWCD, NRCS, MPCA Feedlot staff will also share useful information.

Little Falls Friday March 8

Foley Tuesday March 19

Melrose Wednesday March 20

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with noon lunch - free to first 30 RSVP's

Click to see flyer with more details  Capture Nutrient $Value.pdf


2.       Forages For "U" Workshops - With Wisconsin Extension Forage Specialist Dan Undersander and More

Topics vary a little to suit each location.

Fergus Falls March 19

Hutchinson March 20

Rushford March 21

Registration preferred by March 14

Click to see flyer with more details: Forages For U.pdf

Play it safe in the wintery slushy March Weather.

Do we really turn the Clocks AHEAD already March 10?


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