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Cover CropsKansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Jacob Grinstead

Cover CropsCover Crop Road Show planned Nov. 17 in SW Kansas
Tour designed to foster dialogue between industry, university and government representatives.

2016 Soil Judging Team Win at UNLK-State Soil Judging Team takes top regional honors
Team took first place in the “Overall Team” and second place in the “Group Judging” categories at the 2016 Region 5 Soil Judging Contest at UNL.

Cattle Feeding at TroughVeterinary Feed Directives meetings scheduled this fall
With the new VFDs set to go into effect Jan. 1, K-State Research and Extension has planned meetings to help beef producers prepare for the upcoming regulations.

PigsK-State Swine Day scheduled for Nov.  17
Identifying ways to cut costs along with updates in swine nutrition and disease research will highlight 2016 K-State Swine Day.

Tree Diversity LogoTree diversity vital to canopy conservation
Kansas Forest Service continues to plant diverse tree species in Kansas City communities

Pigweeds in soybeansDomsch is inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
Kansas native has spent more than 55 years serving children and families, and she’s not done yet.

Related News

Antibiotic use in beef industry focus of Nov. 8 Upson Lecture Series presentation
A panel of beef industry professionals covering all aspects of the supply chain will speak on the evolving issue of antibiotic use, management changes and consumer preference.

Research from Kansas State University shows that daily exercise helps dairy cows reduce effects of heat stress
Scientists are getting cows to exercise early in the morning and finding that it improves their milk production and overall health.

Zika virus infection may prevent reinfection, collaborative Biosecurity Research Institute study finds
Researchers with Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute have collaboratively published several Zika virus-related findings in a recent Nature Medicine article.

Environmentally friendly invention may save soybean industry millions of dollars per year
Scientists research soybeans and nematode parasitic infection.



Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

K-State Swine Day scheduled for Nov.  17

Cover Crop Road Show planned Nov. 17 in SW Kansas