K-State Research and Extension News
Friday, July 31, 2015

Wheat producers know that diseases and insects can considerably decrease yields and economic returns. K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist Erick De Wolf said 2015 was a big year for diseases—including widespread stripe rust, leaf rust and head scab—affecting the Kansas wheat crop.

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Soils Are Living, 2015 International Year of Soils

News Release

K-State's Tim Todd talks about nematodes as part of the 2015 International Year of Soils and July's theme, Soils are Living.

Wheat Disease Due To High Moisture

K-State wheat disease specialist, Erick DeWolf, reports on two late-arriving disease issues in Kansas winter wheat, and what, if anything can be done about them.

STEC-CAP Conference

The director of a $25-million USDA project seeking answers to e-coli bacteria in cattle and beef production, University of Nebraska veterinarian, Rodney Moxley, talks about the advances made in this beef safety quest so far.

Released: July 29, 2015
Released: July 29, 2015


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Agriculture Today Radio Program 
July 30: Sandy Johnson, Dale Blasi and Jared Hoyle

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Good Communication at Farm Succession

Part two of a three-part series, Charlotte Shoup Olson, K-State Research and Extension family system specialist, explains the importance of having open communications among family members during a farm succession.

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