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Agriculture

Agriculture contributes almost 250 million dollars to the economy of the Wildcat Extension District annually according to the latest information from Kansas Ag Statistics. This value of production is harvested from over 400,000 acres of cropland and over 600,000 acres of pasture and hayland.  Wildcat District also supports an inventory of 69,000 beef cows, 89,000 calves, stockers and feedlot cattle and over 37,000 hogs.

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

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Twilight Tour at Misty Morning Farms

July 11

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Southeast Kansas Weed Management Workshop

August 8

 

Crops & Soils

The National Ag Statistics Service estimates there are 2,670 farms covering 1,037,000 acres of farm ground in the Wildcat District. On a wide majority of the acres corn, wheat, and soybeans are grown. Along with the three major crops, grain sorghum is produced as well as hay and forage crops.

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Local Climate Data

 

 

Livestock and Forages

 

 

Noxious Weeds

Southeast Kansas Weed Management Workshop - August 8

Kansas Noxious Weed Program

 

James Coover
James Coover
Crops & Soils Agent
(620) 724-8233
jcoover@ksu.edu
 

Resources

K-State Research & Extension
KSU Crop Performance Tests
Kansas Lease Law
Land Values & Rents
KSU Leasing Information
Kansas Custom Rates
KSU Weather Data Library
Livestock and Forages Page

 

 

Crops and Soils Links

K-State Research and Extension Publications
Extension Agronomy eUpdates
Crop Production
Soil Fertility and Management
Range and Forage
Soil Management
Weed Management
Environmental Quality
Soil Testing Lab
Kansas Mesonet
Oklahoma Mesonet

 

 

Vet Feed Directive Info

Livestock Links

 

For assistance and herbicide rebates contact your county weed department

     Crawford County
     121 1/2 North Ozark
     Girard, KS 66743
    
     Ed Fields - Director
     (620) 724 4079
     (620) 249 2389
     noxiousweeds@ckt.net
 
     Labette County
     1912 W Forest
     Oswego, KS 67356
    
     Ralph George
     (620) 795 4515
     (620) 429 6241
     rgeorge@labettecounty.com
 
     Montgomery County
     117 N Wald
     Independence, KS 67301
 
     William Racy
     (620) 331 4139