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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.
slow cookerExperts share healthy slow-cooker tips
Slow-cooker meals are perfect for the cold winter months.

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Kansas State University research offers new hope for saving runt pigs
K-State researchers are looking more closely at how piglets grow during their mother's pregnancy, and recent findings indicate greater hope for survival of the smallest in the litter.

Study: Growing produce in high tunnels reduces losses, extends shelf life
Researchers at Kansas State University Olathe are reporting reduced losses and longer shelf life in produce grown in high tunnels, compared to open fields.

Diagnostic research, vaccine work are key to controlling Zika virus outbreak, Biosecurity Research Institute director says
A ‪‎K-State‬ infectious ‪‎disease‬ expert says that research is crucial to combating the ‪Zika‬ virus outbreak and preventing the spread of other mosquito-borne viruses.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events Feb. 3, 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

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