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Helpful tips for managing the home landscapeLeft uncontrolled, weeds would cost billions in economic losses every yearUse dormant native range and supplements to possibly improve cow herd efficiencyCertain food labeling and marketing claims can be misleadingDifferences in high- and low-profit beef producers influenced by record keeping, cost management

Latest News

physical activityPhysical activity provides cognitive and emotional benefits
As children wrap up another year of school, a K-State specialist shares tips on how to get them physically active over the summer, which is necessary for their full development.
muddy pondImproving visibility in ponds and lakes
A K-State wildlife specialist discusses causes of turbid waters and methods to mitigate the problem.
Dave MengelLong-time K-State agronomy head and soil fertility specialist to retire in June
Dave Mengel led the agronomy department from 1998 to 2005.
wood gun stocksForest industry adds $2.1 billion to Kansas
By Bob Atchison, rural forestry coordinator, Kansas Forest Service

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Burn, prairie, burn
Ecologists advise an increase in prescribed grassland burning to maintain ecosystem, livelihood

Study: Higher concentration of zinc improves cattle feed efficiency
A K-State study shows feeding ‪cattle‬ higher concentrations of zinc helps improve growth and could improve profits.

K-State researcher develops crash prediction model for rural highways
The researcher is partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation to develop a state-specific crash prediction model for rural multilane highways.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events May 25, 2016

Barbecue 101 workshops planned in four Kansas locations
Grilling and smoking basics, plus the science of barbecuing will be covered.

K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute to host International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare in June

K-State to host BIF annual meeting and research symposium June 14-17

'Positive Aging' event hosted in Wichita June 21

K-State symposium to focus on food production, security in urban areas June 22-25