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bull saleK-State’s 40th Anniversary Bull and Female Sale scheduled for March 3
Purebred Beef Unit’s Legacy Sale will feature yearling bulls, two heifers, spring- and fall-bred cows plus four AQHA ranch performance horses.

seniors exercisingRural Americans at higher risk of death from five leading causes than urban dwellers
Programs available locally to help prevent challenges such as heart disease and diabetes.

walkersGrab your shoes: Walk Kansas starts March 19
More than 14,000 a year participate in accessible program.

lambsK-State Sheep Producer Day scheduled for March 4
K-State Sheep & Goat Center is site for this year’s Sheep Day.

Cattle on PrairieNational Cattlemen’s CEO, ‘Chef Alli’ and others will speak in Cowley County
Dinner meeting is set for Feb. 28 in Arkansas City.

Ron WilsonKansas Profile – Now That’s Rural:
Dane Hansen - Part 2

kansas drought mapJanuary precipitation in Kansas ranked No. 7 in in 123 years of records, but state still dry
Abnormally dry to severe drought conditions prevail in many counties.

swineChanges in the way gilts and sows are fed prompts need for training
K-State study also looks at feed efficiency during gestation.

PRIDE logoCommunity projects supported by Volunteers Impact PRIDE grant program
Five communities to receive Masonic VIP Funding for specific projects.

K-State Forage Bowl Team 2017K-State Forage Bowl Team is again among best in the nation
National competition held in Virginia Jan. 22-24.

2017-cattlemens-dayPresident Myers, Flinchbaugh to headline Cattlemen’s Day program
K-State’s 104th Annual Cattlemen’s Day set for March 3.

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Kansas State University is the 'Silicon Valley for biodefense,' according to Blue Ribbon Study Panel
When the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense visited Kansas State University for a series of agrodefense discussions, the university cemented its status as a national leader in animal health, biosciences and food safety research.

Students at area public schools compete in vegetable growing contest
Willie and the Wacky Salad Bonanza Contest challenges students at more than 158 schools and other organizations in Greater Kansas City to compete at growing leafy salad greens.

Berry good results: Research looks at growing more nutritional, flavorful strawberries in Kansas
Berries grown in high tunnels show great promise for new varieties and a longer growing season.



Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

Extension Board Leadership Series Planned for February and March

Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy To Be Held In Manhattan June 14-17