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Latest News

tree damageWhen severe weather strikes, be mindful of tree damage
Foresters urge caution, patience

Grilling TipsGrilling Tips: Safety first will help keep the fun in outdoor eating
Meat thermometer is the best defense in keeping food safe

Mulching TomatoesHome gardening: Now’s the time to mulch tomatoes
Horticulturist outlines dos and don’ts

Swine Research at Kansas State UniversityResearch keys advances in swine industry the past 20 years
K-State’s Tokach says growth likely to continue well into the future

Ron WilsonKansas Profile – Now That’s Rural:
Janis Whitham and Clay Whitham - Kentucky Derby

4-H CloverKansas 4-H growth plan includes participant fee, expanding partnerships
State joins 25 other states in asking families to invest in youth development

Todd Griggs, Griggs Bros FarmsButler County farmer thriving after adding high tunnels
Griggs Bros. Farms spurs interest in local food production

Wheat Snow DamageAssessing the damage: 40 percent of Kansas wheat crop hit by spring snow
Wheat specialist says it will take time to assess damage from wind and below-freezing temperatures

Dean John FlorosK-State Dean of the College of Agriculture will co-chair National Academies’ study of food and agriculture breakthroughs
Study will explore scientific approaches

Tatanka WheatNew wheat appears well suited for dryland farms in western Kansas
Tatanka seed will be available for 2017 planting

Smoking Pasture2017 Kansas Wildfires
Special coverage of responses and aid offered through K-State Research and Extension in the southern and western parts of the state

Related News

K-State Soil Judging Team takes second in national competition
Northern Illinois University hosted multi-day contest

KARL leaders graduate to assist Kansas
Newest class of 30 trained, traveled and listened to different perspectives

Community partner volunteers honored by Kansas PRIDE program
Individuals and organizations receive awards

Kansas Forest Service uncovers emerald ash borer in Doniphan County
The Kansas Forest Service and K-State Research and Extension — are encouraging Kansans to monitor for the invasive beetle.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events (updated May 17)

Four winter canola field tours scheduled for May in Kansas

Cover Crop Field Day planned May 19 at K-State HB Ranch

K-State to host Spring Crops Field Day in Parsons May 23

Scott City to host 2017 K-State Cattle Feeders College on May 25

K-State to host Southwest Research-Extension Center Spring Field Day May 25

Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy To Be Held In Manhattan June 14-17