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‘Prepare Kansas’ challenge gets families disaster-ready
8-23-14 - Hays Post - Elizabeth Kiss
Sometimes, life in the heartland is not for the faint of heart. At least that’s the way it seems when we experience tornadoes, flooding, fires, ice storms and other disasters like Kansas communities can.
 
Ag minute: Looking Back, Moving Forward – K-State to Celebrate 100 Years of Ag Research in NW Kansas
8-23-14 - McPherson Sentinel
We've come a long way since it took 40 to 50 hours of labor to produce 100 bushels of wheat.
 
Busting Myths About Ticks
8-22-14 - Pest Web - Michael Dryden
A walk through the woods, a fishing trip, or an evening playing in the yard with your children are situations with the potential to encounter dozens, even hundreds of blood-sucking pests known as ticks.
 
A K-State agronomist is using e-publications and social media to convey messages
8-22-14 - KNEB Radio - Ignacio Ciampitti
Ignacio Ciampitti is a long way from the Buenos Aires neighborhood of his childhood, but remembers his grandmother's influence on his early decision to work outdoors with plants and solve production problems.
 
A K-State agronomist is using e-publications and social media to convey messages
8-22-14 - KTIC Radio - Ignacio Ciampitti
Ignacio Ciampitti is a long way from the Buenos Aires neighborhood of his childhood, but remembers his grandmother's influence on his early decision to work outdoors with plants and solve production problems.
 
Tick myths
8-20-14 - Health, Medical & Science Updates - Michael Dryden
A walk through the woods, a fishing trip, or an evening playing in the yard with your children are situations with the potential to encounter dozens, even hundreds of blood-sucking pests known as ticks.
 
Kansans Can Sign Up Now for New Financial Challenge
8-20-14 - Gardner Edge - Elizabeth Kiss
Consider this scenario: You live where straight-line winds, occasional flooding, and fire are ever-present threats. Oh, wait, that’s not just a scenario. That’s reality for the almost 2.9 million people who call Kansas home.
 
Kansas State University’s Freddie R. Lamm Named Recipient of the 2014 Netafim Award For Advancement In Microirrigation   8-19-14 - Herald Online - Freddie Lamm
In recognition of more than a quarter-century spent on the development and adaptation of subsurface drip irrigation through field research, education and support of the microirrigation community of scientists, Freddie R. Lamm, P.E., has been named recipient of the first Netafim Award for Advancement in Microirrigation.
 
Sell by? Use by? What’s a shopper to do?
8-18-14 - Ozarks Farm & Neighbor - Londa Nwadike
People are getting savvy about checking food labels for fat, calories and fiber, but labels such as “sell by” and “use by” can leave us guessing about whether to keep or toss food.
 
New online challenge 'Prepare Kansas' can help individuals, families get disaster-ready
8-18-14 - High Plains Journal - Elizabeth Kiss
Sometimes life in the heartland is not for the faint of heart. At least that’s the way it seems when homes and communities experience tornadoes, flooding, drought and other disasters like Kansas communities can.
 
Processing plant closures on the rise
8-18-14 - Western Livestock Journal - Glynn Tonsor
Tyson Foods Inc. announced last week, ahead of its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co., it will close three facilities it acquired in the 2001 purchase of beef and pork processor IBP Inc.
 
More Than 5,000 Students Later, K-State’s Burton to Give One ‘Last Lecture’
8-15-14 - Gardner Edge - Bob Burton
From “Production Economics” to “Rural Banking,” for 30 years Bob Burton has helped shape students’ understanding of economic theory and more.
 
History Lesson In Packing Plant Closures
8-13-14 - Farms.com - Glynn Tonsor
A K-State livestock economist explains how tight beef supply has caused several U.S. packing plants to turn off the lights and the economic impacts of these closures.
 
Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus
8-13-14 - Ag Web - Bob Weaber
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival.
 
Active Crop Pests to Watch for in this Late Growing Season
8-13-14 - US Ag Net - Jeff Whitworth
As the end of the growing season approaches, the potential for insect damage is decreasing in most crops, including corn.
 
History lesson in packing plant closures
8-12-14 - Joplin Regional Stockyards - Glynn Tonsor
March 2008, Emporia, Kansas—a Tyson beef plant ceased a majority of its beef processing operations. February 2013, Plainview, Texas—Cargill stopped processing beef at one of its facilities.

Bovine Temperament: A feedlot focus
8-12-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Bob Weaber
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival.
 
Dryland Ag Day planned in southwest Kansas
8-8-14 - Midwest Producer
Against the backdrop of a diminishing Ogallala Aquifer, dryland farming is increasingly moving into sharper focus.

Kansas State University’s Kun Yan Zhu Honored

8-11-14 - Gardner Edge - Kun Yan Zhu
Kun Yan Zhu, a professor of entomology at Kansas State University has been named a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America for 2014.

Knowledge for Life: Practical tips for parents prepping children for new school year

8-8-14 - Leavenworth Times - Charlotte Shoup Olsen
Back-to-school days often generate a mix of anxiety, excitement and stress for students and parents alike.

Sell by? Use by? What’s a shopper to do?

8-8-14 - Wyandotte Daily - Londa Nwadike
We’re getting pretty savvy about checking food labels for fat, calories and fiber, but labels of a different sort, such as “sell by” and “use by” can leave us guessing about whether to keep or toss food.

Could Be Something You Ate

8-6-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Karen Blakeslee
After eating a meal at a new or one of your favorite restaurants, you immediately don't feel well.
8-6-14 - KTIC Radio
We've come a long way since it took 40 to 50 hours of labor to produce 100 bushels of wheat.
 
Aug. 15 is Early Deadline for K-State’s Risk & Profit Conference
8-5-14 - Feedlot Magazine - Rich Llewelyn
Aug. 15 is the early deadline to register for the K-State Risk & Profit Conference, this year to be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 21-22 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan.
 
Looking Back, Moving Forward — K-State to Celebrate 100 Years of Ag Research in NW Kansas
8-4-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio
We’ve come a long way since it took 40 to 50 hours of labor to produce 100 bushels of wheat.
 
Looking back, moving forward – K-State to celebrate 100 years of ag research in NW Kansas
8-4-14 - Rural Messenger
We’ve come a long way since it took 40 to 50 hours of labor to produce 100 bushels of wheat.
 
K-State marks 100 years of NW Kan. ag research with field day
8-4-14 - Hays Post
We’ve come a long way since it took 40 to 50 hours of labor to produce 100 bushels of wheat.
 
Better weather information available for parts of Kansas
8-4-14 - High Plains Journal - Chip Redmond
Folks in Haysville, Kansas, will soon know more precisely how much rain fell and how strong the winds blew in their most recent storm.
 
Kansas communities, individuals honored at Day of PRIDE
8-4-14 - High Plains Journal - Jaime Menon
Improving a school playground or updating an aging downtown can be expensive, daunting tasks, especially in small communities with limited resources.
 
Canola school scheduled for Aug.7 in Sedgwick County
7-31-14 - Midwest Producer - Mike Stamm
A Winter Canola Risk Management School will be held Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center 4-H Hall, 7001 W. 21st St. North in Wichita.
 
Proposed Rule Could Enhance Tracking of Ground Beef Sources
7-30-14 - Barn OnAir & OnLine - Travis O’Quinn
A recently proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) would require grocery stores and supermarkets to keep more documentation on ground beef sources, which could assist in more timely traceability of a particular beef source that may have caused a foodborne illness.
 
Kansas: K-State Cropping Systems Field Day Set Aug. 28 in Garden City
7-30-14 - Ag Fax
Farmers, ranchers and anyone interested in how crops are grown in southwest Kansas can hear the latest in key research findings at Kansas State University’s Southwest Research-Extension Center Field Day 2014 on Aug. 28 in Garden City.
 
Ag Minute: 2014 Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes Planned Aug. 23-24
7-28-14 - McPherson Sentinel
The 2014 Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes is set to be held on Aug. 23-24 in Manhattan on the Kansas State University campus.
 
K-State Beef Conference Aug. 11-14
7-25-14 - Ag Web - Bob Weaber
Many cattle producers are experiencing record returns on their calves this year, but even times of high profitability demand a search for more opportunities to enhance a beef operation.
 
Invasive Weed Taking Hold in Kansas
7-24-14 - Agri Marketing - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Invasive Week Taking Hold in Kansas
7-24-14 - New York Ag Connection - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Kansas Grazing School to be Held in Blaine
7-24-14 - US Ag Net
The annual Eastern Kansas Grazing School will be on Sept. 10 and 11 at the St. Columbkille Church Hall, 13305 Highway 16, in Blaine, Kan., and at area farms.
 
K-State field day to celebrate 25 years of SDI research
7-23-14 - Midwest Producer - Freddie Lamm
Through drought and wind, hail and rain, for 25 years Kansas State University researchers have studied subsurface drip irrigation technology for field crop production.
 
K-State Beef Conference Aug. 11-14 at six locations
7-23-14 - Midwest Producer - Bob Weaber
Many cattle producers are experiencing record returns on their calves this year, but even times of high profitability demand a search for more opportunities to enhance a beef operation.
 
Eastern Kansas Grazing School to be Held in Blaine
7-23-14 - Farm Journal
The annual Eastern Kansas Grazing School will be on Sept. 10 and 11 at the St. Columbkille Church Hall, 13305 Highway 16, in Blaine, Kansas and at area farms.
 
K-State Beef Conference Aug. 11-14
7-22-14 - Feedlot Magazine - Bob Weaber
Many cattle producers are experiencing record returns on their calves this year, but even times of high profitability demand a search for more opportunities to enhance a beef operation.
 
Invasive Weed Increasingly Taking Hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Ag View - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas 
7-21-14 - Seed Quest - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination
7-21-14 - Sawyer County Record - Bradford Wiles
Nearly every parent has probably heard a child recite the famous four words of a family vacation – “Are we there yet?”
 
Invasive Weed Increasingly Taking Hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Kansas State Horticulture Center Field Day July 26
7-21-14 - Greenhouse Management
K-State Horticulture Research and Extension Center’s Field Day will be held July 26, from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. just west of Olathe, Kan.
 
Invasive Weed Increasingly Taking Hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Gardner Edge - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination
7-21-14 - Parsons Sun - Bradford Wiles
Nearly every parent has probably heard a child recite the famous four words of a family vacation – “Are we there yet?”
 
Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Junction City Post - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Kansas: Palmer Amaranth Taking Hold in State
7-21-14 - Ag Fax - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.

Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination
7-21-14 - Logan Daily - Bradford Wiles
Nearly every parent has probably heard a child recite the famous four words of a family vacation – “Are we there yet?”
 
Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Hutch Post - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination
7-21-14 - Wickenburg Sun - Bradford Wiles
Nearly every parent has probably heard a child recite the famous four words of a family vacation – “Are we there yet?”
 
Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas
7-21-14 - Salina Post - Dallas Peterson
Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year. The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas State University agronomist, knows well.
 
Affordable Care Act offers options for health insurance
7-21-14 - High Plains Journal - Roberta Riportella
Because the federal marketplace under the Affordable Care Act is currently closed and set to reopen Nov. 15, Kansans might want to know the health insurance options available now.
 
K-State Beef Conference Aug. 11-14
7-18-14 - Farms.com - Bob Weaber
The conference will take place in six meetings at various locations across Kansas.
 
Kansas: K-State Beef Conference Slated Aug. 11-14 Across State
7-17-14 - Ag Fax - Bob Weaber
Many cattle producers are experiencing record returns on their calves this year, but even times of high profitability demand a search for more opportunities to enhance a beef operation.
 
Circles Builds Networks, Helps Kansas Families Out of Poverty
7-17-14 - Nebraska Ag Connection - Lisa Newman
Kimberly Trigg, a single mother of three boys living in Salina, moved from where she grew up in southern California several years ago to change her life, be a better mother and be a better individual.
 
Circles Builds Networks, Helps Kansas Families Out of Poverty
7-17-14 - Missouri Ag Connection - Lisa Newman
Kimberly Trigg, a single mother of three boys living in Salina, moved from where she grew up in southern California several years ago to change her life, be a better mother and be a better individual.
 
Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day July 26
7-17-14 - Missouri Ag Connection - Dennis Patton
There's a place where would-be and veteran gardeners alike can see the hottest, newest plants while enjoying cool classes in air conditioned comfort and icy cold water while wandering the field trials.
 
'Impact of Chinese Reforms on U.S. Agriculture' is keynote address at Risk and Profit Conference
7-16-14 - Midwest Producer - Rich Llewelyn
Reforms in densely populated China and their implications for U.S. agriculture will take center stage as part of Kansas State University's Risk and Profit Conference.
 
K-State field day in Colby will mark research milestone
7-16-14 - Hays Post - Freddie Lamm
Through drought and wind, hail and rain, for 25 years Kansas State University researchers have studied subsurface drip irrigation technology for field crop production.
 
Field Day to Celebrate 25 Years of Subsurface Drip Irrigation Research
7-16-14 - KTIC Radio - Freddie Lamm
Through drought and wind, hail and rain, for 25 years Kansas State University researchers have studied subsurface drip irrigation technology for field crop production.
 
K-State Risk & Profit Conference Set for Aug. 21-22
7-16-14 - KRVN Radio - Rich Llewelyn
Reforms in densely-populated China and their implications for U.S. agriculture will take center stage as part of Kansas State University's Risk & Profit Conference.
 
Field Day to Celebrate 25 Years of Subsurface Drip Irrigation Research
7-16-14 - KNEB Radio - Freddie Lamm
Through drought and wind, hail and rain, for 25 years Kansas State University researchers have studied subsurface drip irrigation technology for field crop production.
 
K-State Risk & Profit Conference Set for Aug. 21-22
7-15-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Rich Llewelyn
Reforms in densely-populated China and their implications for U.S. agriculture will take center stage as part of Kansas State University’s Risk & Profit Conference.
 
Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day is July 26
7-15-14 - Gardner Edge - Dennis Patton
There’s a place where would-be and veteran gardeners alike can see the hottest, newest plants while enjoying cool classes in air conditioned comfort and icy cold water while wandering the field trials.
 
Southwest Kansas hit hard by drought
7-14-14 - Topeka Metro News - Mary Knapp
Despite standing in a field of dead wheat, Scott Shrauner doesn’t want to paint a bleak picture. “This is tough country,” the 65-year-old Morton County farmer says matter-of-factly. “It doesn’t rain a lot.”
 
Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day is July 26
7-10-14 - Emporia Gazette
There’s a place where would-be and veteran gardeners alike can see the hottest, newest plants while enjoying cool classes in air conditioned comfort and icy cold water while wandering the field trials.

Cattle Feedlot Nutrition 'Boot Camp' Takes Learning a Step Beyond
7-10-14 - Ag Web - Chris Reinhardt
Boot camp. The expression conjures images of basic but intense, hands-on training.

Farmers increasingly resort to tillage to control kochia
7-8-14 - Midwest Producer - Phil Stahlman
Known by the name tumbleweed, it's been romanticized in story and song. And when it's called summer-cypress, it sounds downright exotic.

Herbicide-resistant weed threatens no-till farming
7-7-14 - Tri-State Neighbor - Phil Stahlman
Known by the name tumbleweed, it’s been romanticized in story and song. And when it’s called summer-cypress, it sounds downright exotic.

Herbicide-Resistant Weed Threatens No-Till Farming

6-27-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Phil Stahlman
Known by the name tumbleweed, it’s been romanticized in story and song. And when it’s called summer-cypress, it sounds downright exotic.

USA - Herbicide-resistant weed threatens no-till farming - Farmers increasingly resort to tillage to control Kochia
6-27-14 - Seed Quest - Phil Stahlman
Known by the name tumbleweed, it’s been romanticized in story and song. And when it’s called summer-cypress, it sounds downright exotic.
 
Kansas: Herbicide-Resistant Kochia Threatens No-Till Farming
6-27-14 - Ag Fax.com - Phil Stahlman
Known by the name tumbleweed, it’s been romanticized in story and song. And when it’s called summer-cypress, it sounds downright exotic.
 
New Study Shows Drought Hurt Western KS Farm Income
6-25-14 - KRVN Radio - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association's annual PROFITLINK Analysis.
 
Kansas Net Farm Income Continued to Slide in 2013
6-24-14 - Kansas Ag Network - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.

Kansas net farm income continued to slide in 2013
6-24-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.
 
Kansas Net Farm Income Continued to Slide in 2013
6-24-14 - Kansas Agland - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.
 
Combustible Grain Dust Prevention Workshop
6-24-14 - Powder & Bulk Solids - Kingsly Ambrose
Kansas State University will offer a combustible grain dust prevention workshop, teaching advanced mitigation methods on July 31, 2014 from 1-4pm at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, MO.
 
Kansas Net Farm Income Continued to Slide in 2013
6-24-14 - Gardner Edge - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.
 
'Northwest Kansas fared the worst’ in farm income study
6-24-14 - Hays Post - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.

Kansas Net Farm Income Continues Slide in 2013
6-24-14 - Milling Journal - Gregg Ibendahl
Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.
 
At Home Living: Tips for dealing with storm-damaged trees
6-20-14 - Topeka Capital Journal - Ward Upham
A late-spring stretch of stormy weather may mean damaged trees and gardens for homeowners.

Got bugs? K-State lab knows its arthropods
6-14-14 - Topeka Capital Journal - Eva Zurek
Tucked away in a space filled with microscopes and other equipment in Kansas State University’s Waters Hall, Eva Zurek is looking for clues to identify a perpetrator.

Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-13-14 - McPherson Sentinel - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer's version of feast or famine.
 
Dislike the Behavior, Love the Child
6-12-14 - Health Canal - Bradford Wiles
Nearly every person can recall a time when he or she has witnessed a parent using name-calling, ridiculing or shaming to punish a child in public.
 
Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-12-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer's version of feast or famine.

Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-12-14 - Grain Net - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer's version of feast or famine.

Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-12-14 - Ag View - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer's version of feast or famine.

Late spring rains welcome, but drought persists across much of Kansas
6-12-14 - KRVN Radio - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer's version of feast or famine.

Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-12-14 - Milling Journal - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer’s version of feast or famine.

Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
6-11-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer’s version of feast or famine.

Kansas: Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists
6-11-14 - Ag Fax - Jim Shroyer
Take one long drought that settled over Kansas for years. Add several inches of rain over a few short weeks. The result is the farmer’s version of feast or famine.

Cattle Feedlot Nutrition ‘Boot Camp’ takes learning a step beyond
6-10-14 - Cowboy Byte - Chris Reinhardt
Boot camp. The expression conjures images of basic but intense, hands-on training. And that’s just what happens when 30 young men and women spend a week at the Feedlot Nutritionist Boot Camp in Amarillo, Texas, although in this case the trainees are university graduate students learning the real-life intricacies of cattle feedlot nutrition.

Cattle Feedlot Nutrition ‘Boot Camp’ Takes Learning a Step Beyond
6-9-14 - The Stock Exchange - Chris Reinhardt
Boot camp. The expression conjures images of basic but intense, hands-on training. And that’s just what happens when 30 young men and women spend a week at the Feedlot Nutritionist Boot Camp in Amarillo, Texas, although in this case the trainees are university graduate students learning the real-life intricacies of cattle feedlot nutrition.

Cattle Feedlot Nutrition 'Boot Camp' takes learning a step beyond
6-9-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Chris Reinhardt
Boot camp. The expression conjures images of basic but intense, hands-on training. And that’s just what happens when 30 young men and women spend a week at the Feedlot Nutritionist Boot Camp in Amarillo, Texas, although in this case the trainees are university graduate students learning the real-life intricacies of cattle feedlot nutrition.
 
Horticulturist gives tips for dealing with storm-damaged trees, gardens
6-6-14 - Tri-State Neighbor - Ward Upham
A late-spring stretch of stormy weather may mean damaged trees and gardens for homeowners.

Horticulturist Gives Tips for Dealing with Storm-Damaged Trees, Gardens

6-6-14 - Gardner Edge - Ward Upham
A late-spring stretch of stormy weather may mean damaged trees and gardens for homeowners.

Tips for dealing with storm damaged trees, gardens
6-5-14 - Kansas First News - Ward Upham
Stormy weather Thursday morning followed with high winds across parts of Northeast Kansas causing damage to homes and property from falling trees and power lines.

Researchers Working To Cut Fruit, Vegetable Losses As Part Of $1 Million Grant
6-4-14 - Farms.com - Eleni Pliakoni
Vegetable lovers may one day have fresher, more abundant locally grown produce thanks to a new project underway in Kansas and Florida.

Grant to help small growers cut losses
6-3-14 - The Packer - Eleni Pliakoni
A four-year research project by researchers at Kansas State University and the University of Florida aims to help small fruit and vegetable growers reduce postharvest loss.
 
Researchers Working to Cut Fruit, Vegetable Losses as Part of $1 Million Grant
6-2-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch - Eleni Pliakoni
Vegetable lovers may one day have fresher, more abundant locally grown produce thanks to a new project underway in Kansas and Florida.

Researchers Working to Cut Fruit, Vegetable Losses as Part of $1 Million Grant
6-2-14 - Gardner Edge - Eleni Pliakoni
Vegetable lovers may one day have fresher, more abundant locally grown produce thanks to a new project underway in Kansas and Florida.