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Latest News

gluten freeShould I go gluten free? (two-part story)
Gluten-free diets can be helpful but must be managed properly to be healthy.
bullProducers focus on herd sire selection
As bull buying season approaches, a K-State cow-calf specialist provides strategies to choose an appropriate herd sire.
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.

Other Related News

Food availability a problem in smaller urban cities, despite dense populations, a Kansas State University study finds
Average neighborhood income may play a role in creating food deserts in cities of all sizes, according to a K-State study.

Noted scientist to lead international project on postharvest food losses
Jagger Harvey has been named the new director of a Kansas State University project to reduce postharvest loss and food waste across the world.

Safeguarding U.S. wheat: Kansas State University researchers staying ahead of wheat blast disease
K-State researchers have received $6.5 million from the USDA since 2009 to keep a devastating wheat fungus out of the country's farm fields.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events Feb. 10, 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

Beef heifer and cow reproduction meeting planned in Parsons Feb. 23

Central Plains Irrigation Conference planned for Feb. 23-24

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

KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop 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