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bullProducers focus on herd sire selection
As bull buying season approaches, a K-State cow-calf specialist provides strategies to choose an appropriate herd sire.
winter wheatThe fight against broadleaf weeds in winter wheat
A K-State weed management specialist recommends herbicide strategies for producers to consider.
streambank eroded$8.1 million in assistance available to plant trees, protect streams and fields
The NRCS and Kansas Forest Service partnership provides assistance to Kansas' landowners.
garden veggiesPlanning this year's garden: Time to start seeding cool-season crops indoors
K-State horticulturalists recommend using a planting calendar.
child with ipadHigh-tech toys could stagnate babies' communication skills
A child's verbal development relies on interaction among peers and adults.

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Genetics help fish thrive in toxic environments, collaborative study finds
A 10-year collaborative project led by biologists from Kansas State University and Washington State University has discovered how the Atlantic molly is able to live in toxic hydrogen sulfide water.

Rice named first recipient of the Mary Vanier Endowed Professorship
The Mary L. Vanier University Professorship has its first recipient: Charles W. Rice, university distinguished professor of agronomy.

Study: Medium chain fatty acids protect pigs from deadly disease
K-State researchers have proven that when swine feed contains medium chain fatty acids, those pigs will be able to fend off the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV, which claimed an estimated 8 million pigs in 2014.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events Feb. 10, 2016

Regional farmers’ market vendor workshops planned

Beef Cattle Institute and Kansas Beef Council to host three additional free BQA training sessions

Southwest Kansas Forage Conference planned for Feb. 17 in Garden City

2016 Bull Management Conference, Feb. 18 and 19

Beef heifer and cow reproduction meeting planned in Parsons Feb. 23

Central Plains Irrigation Conference planned for Feb. 23-24

Guiding the ship: Be an effective board member
Board Leadership workshops start in February

K-State’s 103rd Annual Cattlemen’s Day set for March 4

Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day planned for March 5 at K-State

Kansas Junior Sheep Producer Day set for March 19 at K-State