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Producers battle herd health issues following south-central Kansas wildfirePreventing mycotic abortions in pregnant cattlePartnerships help improve water quality in KansasMindful eating habits can contribute to a healthier lifestyleCertain food labeling and marketing claims can be misleading

Latest News

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.
cattle in fallUse dormant native range and supplements to possibly improve cow herd efficiency
Grazing options and protein supplements are available for producers, even in drier regions.
wood gun stocksForest industry adds $2.1 billion to Kansas
By Bob Atchison, rural forestry coordinator, Kansas Forest Service
Vinland Fair BarnFirst Forest Legacy Program project established in Kansas
The project is on the site of Baldwin Woods Forest Preserve in Douglas County.
old world bluestemOld world bluestem, real world concerns
Information to help control and manage this invasive grass

Other Related News

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.

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

Frontier Farm Credit gift spurs new global food systems secondary major at Kansas State University
A new secondary major in global food systems is being established with the help of a $100,000 donation from Frontier Farm Credit.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events May 18, 2016

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

Southeast Kansas Spring Crops Field Day May 24 in Parsons

Cattle Feeders College set for May 24 in Garden City

Winter canola to be featured at K-State field days May 24, 25

Spring Field Day set for May 26 in Garden City

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

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