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

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

Trzcinski and equipmentKansas Profile - Now That's Rural - Todd Trzcinski – SCR Professional Services

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

Steve Harbstreit Harbstreit eyes end of career that has spanned a half century
Noted educator has mentored more than half of state’s ag teachers

Angus CattleK-State Diagnostic Lab seeking Kansas cattle producers to help with bovine anaplasmosis study
The study aims to determine prevalence and management risk factors in the state.

wheat seedlingsStarter fertilizers for wheat can pay if used correctly
K-State agronomist reviews using phosphorus or nitrogen to increase fall tillers and promote root development.


Related News

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.

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.

Acclaimed hydrologist to speak Oct. 3 at Kansas State University about global water supply
Jay Famiglietti of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory says even with recent heightened awareness, global water security is at greater risk than is generally recognized.  He will speak at 7p in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.

Events

Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

Sept. 27 webinar to focus on improving wheat grazing using Canopeo mobile app

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