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Improving food access requires innovationFrom the field: mobile drip irrigation aims to use water more efficientlyUse dormant native range and supplements to possibly improve cow herd efficiencyManage landscape, vegetable crop irrigation systemsThey’re creepy, they’re crawly, so be on the lookout for ticks

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poinsettiaSelecting and maintaining the perfect poinsettia
A Kansas State University gardening expert offers information to help select and keep your poinsettias looking their best.

2016 Crops Judging TeamK-State Crops Team shares 2016 national championship title
Team members sweep top three individual spots in Chicago contest.

Researcher in labNIFA awards Kansas State University $1M to protect food from pests, diseases
The funds will be used in research to eliminate the use of methyl bromide in fumigants that control insects in wheat and rice.

Ron WilsonKansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Allen Bailey – Marshal of Dodge City

4-H Impact Study4-H benefits Kansas youths in measurable, permanent ways
Recent impact study highlights leadership skills, personal confidence.

Isaya KisekkaKansas State University researcher’s work has ‘transformative potential’
For his work in water management, Isaya Kisekka is one of nine receiving new innovator award and will share in $4.8 million award over five years.

Governor's Christmas Tree 2016Governor’s Christmas tree delivered to Cedar Crest
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Topeka, even if it doesn’t feel like it.

Ron WilsonUnderstanding new veterinary feed directives for beef cattle producers
Meetings are being held across the state to familiarize producers with the new VFDs set to start Jan. 1.

soybean cyst nematodeResearchers make breakthrough in controlling soybean cyst nematode
Scientists hope to take the traits and move them to Kansas-adapted cultivars.

Couple at compost binPut that garden debris to work this fall by composting
Information to improve your compost long after the leaves have fallen.

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Food safety expert discusses how to keep Thanksgiving healthy
A food safety specialist offers tips that will help families keep foodborne illness off the holidays guest list.

University agronomist Varaa Prasad selected as AAAS fellowHe was honored for his study into understanding responses of food grain crops to high temperature stress.

University researchers contribute to national meat and poultry surveillance
A team at Kansas State University will survey antimicrobial resistance in meat and poultry products in retail stores across the state.

USAID project led by Kansas State University to help develop new sorghum varieties for Haiti
A $1.08 million project will establish a sorghum breeding program where nearly 200,000 farmers rely on the crop as a source of food and income



Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

Ag Law & Lease Workshop planned in Salina Dec. 6

Managing Your Farm Future program proactively works with producers to improve financial situation - Registration due Dec. 7

Veterinary Feed Directives meetings scheduled through Dec. 8

Series of daylong programs to help producers deal with financial downturn, Dec. 7 - Feb. 15