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Angus CalvesWinning at Weaning program is set for Oct. 18
Dinner and educational program planned in Salina.

Mountain LionMountain lion predation and livestock
The big cats are extending their range into the Great Plains.

Tracy TeeterKansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Tracy Teeter – The Main ARTery

Conservation Tree SeedlingsKansas Forest Service seedlings available now
Fall sale runs until Oct. 14; spring sales start in December.

CellphoneNew disaster app can help small businesses prepare for the worst
The app is available free for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones.

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Kansas State University veterinary students provide assessments to more than 70 Kansas feedlots
Through Beef Quality Assurance producers can be individually certified and the principles of implementation verified.

Kansas State University contributes to potential Zika virus vaccine development
Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever mosquito, is one of the mosquito species that transmits Zika virus. The strain was discovered and developed by Stephen Higgs, director of Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute.

Culex mosquitoes do not transmit Zika virus, Kansas State University study finds
Culex mosquitoes do not appear to transmit Zika virus, according to research at Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute.

K-State faculty member hosts webinar about safe food handling
Research into consumer purchasing, handling, storing and cooking of poultry and raw eggs reveals two preventative measures to stay much safer. 

Veterinary researchers working with feedlots, dairies nationwide to improve antibiotic monitoring
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are part of a pilot project receiving a $1.5 million grant from the Food and Drug Administration to monitor antibiotic use in beef feedlots and dairies.



Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

Acclaimed hydrologist to speak Oct. 3 at Kansas State University about global water supply

K-State Ranching Summit planned for Oct.7

Certified Angus Beef LLC to receive Don L. Good Impact Award Oct. 7

Livestock biosecurity and K-State's A.J. Tarpoff to be featured during 3i Show October 14 in Dodge City