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Cattle GrazingSept. 27 webinar to focus on improving wheat grazing using Canopeo mobile app
K-State researchers will cover user guidelines and management of dual purpose wheat pastures.

CellphoneNew disaster app can help small businesses prepare for the worst
The app is available free for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones.

Steve Harbstreit Harbstreit eyes end of career that has spanned a half century
Noted educator has mentored more than half of state’s ag teachers

Angus CattleK-State Diagnostic Lab seeking Kansas cattle producers to help with bovine anaplasmosis study
The study aims to determine prevalence and management risk factors in the state.

wheat seedlingsStarter fertilizers for wheat can pay if used correctly
K-State agronomist reviews using phosphorus or nitrogen to increase fall tillers and promote root development.

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Culex mosquitoes do not transmit Zika virus, Kansas State University study finds
Culex mosquitoes do not appear to transmit Zika virus, according to research at Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute.

K-State faculty member hosts webinar about safe food handling
Research into consumer purchasing, handling, storing and cooking of poultry and raw eggs reveals two preventative measures to stay much safer. 

Veterinary researchers working with feedlots, dairies nationwide to improve antibiotic monitoring
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are part of a pilot project receiving a $1.5 million grant from the Food and Drug Administration to monitor antibiotic use in beef feedlots and dairies.

Beef Cattle Institute launches pregnancy analytics mobile app
A new mobile app developed by Kansas State University's Beef Cattle Institute allows producers and veterinarians to manage pregnancy diagnosis information on cattle herds.Photo courtesy of Audrey Hambright, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Cruise ships, schools may become safer from certain viruses because of Kansas State University patent
Researchers at Kansas State University and Wichita State University have developed broad-spectrum antivirals that may help combat the infections and spreading of common viruses, such as noroviruses and rhinoviruses, and ones that pose a bioterrorism threat.

Acclaimed hydrologist to speak Oct. 3 at Kansas State University about global water supply
Jay Famiglietti of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory says even with recent heightened awareness, global water security is at greater risk than is generally recognized.  He will speak at 7p in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.


Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events - September 21

Veterinary Feed Directive and Beef Quality Assurance meeting planned in SE Kansas September 26

K-State Ranching Summit planned for Oct.7

Certified Angus Beef LLC to receive Don L. Good Impact Award Oct. 7

Livestock biosecurity and K-State's A.J. Tarpoff to be featured during 3i Show October 14 in Dodge City