Greater White-Fronted Goose

The Greater White-Fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) is named for the strip of white feathers surrounding its pink bill.  Overall, however, it is mostly dark gray-brown with black barring and speckling on its belly, earning it the name “speckle-belly”.  Its tail is black with contrasting white tail coverts.  This is the only eastern goose with brightContinue reading “Greater White-Fronted Goose”

Alfalfa Production Handbook

If you plan to grow alfalfa in Kansas, K-State has just the guide you need.  The Alfalfa Production Handbook is available online for download as a free PDF. Topics include: Choosing a variety. Planting times and methods. Stand renovation. Nutrient needs. Irrigation. Common pests and diseases. Cutting and storing hay. Harvesting alfalfa with livestock. AlfalfaContinue reading “Alfalfa Production Handbook”