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Health Insurance Smarts: How Do I Use Health Insurance?
12-15-14 - Gardner Edge - Roberta Riportella
People don’t tend to plan for illness or injury, but the unexpected does happen. Health insurance, like any other type of insurance, covers you for the unexpected.
 
K-State's Winter Ranch Management Series set for January; focuses on replacement heifers
12-15-14 - High Plains Journal - Bob Weaber
Record high calf prices and projected cow-calf profitability have many producers considering expansion. Selecting, feeding and breeding the right replacement heifers could have a large impact on future profits.
 
It can be catching: Community vitality boost coming to NW Kansas
12-15-14 - High Plains Journal - Nadine Sigle
Northwest Kansas communities are gaining a new resource whose focus will be on training and supporting people as they work for the common good in those communities.
 
K-State Corn Production Management Schools scheduled for January
12-12-14 - High Plains Journal - Ignacio Ciampitti
Two K-State Corn Production Management Schools will be offered in early January 2015 in northeast and central Kansas.
 
Nutrient Balance and Integrated Management Are Keys to Optimal Corn Yields
12-12-14 - Salina Journal - Ignacio Ciampitti
It takes more than high nitrogen uptake for corn to realize its maximum yield potential. Nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus uptake needs to be in the proper ratio.
 
K-State Crops Team claims sixth straight national championship
12-12-14 - High Plains Journal - Kevin Donnelly
The Kansas State University Crops Team recently captured the title of national champion for the sixth year in a row.
 
Cold Temperatures Expected to Affect Wheat in Kansas
12-11-14 - Salina Journal - Jim Shroyer
The sudden sharp drop in temperatures across Kansas during the week of Nov. 10-15 will certainly cause the wheat crop to go into dormancy.
 
Calving Schools Planned in January
12-11-14 - Salina Journal - Sandy Johnson
With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critical period.
 
It Can be Catching: Community Vitality Boost Coming to NW Kansas
12-10-14 - Great Bend Tribune - Nadine Sigle
Northwest Kansas communities are gaining a new resource whose focus will be on training and supporting people as they work for the common good in those communities.
 
It Can be Catching: Community Vitality Boost Coming to NW Kansas
12-10-14 - Hutchinson News - Nadine Sigle
Northwest Kansas communities are gaining a new resource whose focus will be on training and supporting people as they work for the common good in those communities.
 
K-State calving schools slated for January
12-5-14 - Hutchinson News - Sandy Johnson
With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critical period.
 
Calving schools planned in January
12-2-14 - High Plains Journal - Sandy Johnson
With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critical period.
 
Helping wheat defend itself against damaging viruses
12-1-14 - High Plains Journal - John Fellers
Wheat diseases caused by a host of viruses that might include wheat streak mosaic, triticum mosaic, soil-borne mosaic and barley yellow dwarf could cost producers 5 to 10 percent or more in yield reductions per crop, but a major advance in developing broad disease-resistant wheat is on the horizon.
 
Kansas was one of top states for turkey years ago
11-27-14 - Topeka Capital-Journal - Scott Beyer
Kansas was once a top place to talk turkey, but the toms rapidly moved on as the industry changed, according to Kansas State Research and Extension.
 
Competing states gobbled up Kansas turkey industry
11-27-14 - Ag Journal - Scott Beyer
Kansas ranks about 20th in the number of turkeys raised compared to other states.
 
Learning and teaching are benefits as Australian researcher works with K-State faculty
11-26-14 - High Plains Journal - John Pluske
Imagine you’re a scientist and have spent your career looking for answers to mysteries that affect animal health.
 
K-State putting focus on sustainability though biodiesel initiatives
11-26-14 - Biofuel Industry Today - Ron Madl
In Kansas, K-State is using biodiesel as a tool to teach students about sustainability via its used oil collection program that then powers on campus vehicles.

KSU Biodiesel Initiative gives students hands-on experience
11-26-14 - Biodiesel Magazine - Ron Madl
The sound of a diesel engine is distinct. Sure, some are louder than others, and diesel enthusiasts can usually recognize the differences in sound between Cummins and Powerstroke engines, for example, when driving down the road.
 
Kansas State Teaches Sustainability Through Biodiesel
11-25-14 - Domestic Fuel - Ron Madl
Students from Kansas State University are learning about sustainability through biodiesel. This article from the school talks about the Biodiesel Initiative, which includes converting waste oil on campus into the green fuel and using it to power equipment and trucks, in particular a truck that picks up the waste oil.
 
K-State putting focus on sustainability though biodiesel initiatives
11-25-14 - Biofuels Digest - Ron Madl
In Kansas, K-State is using biodiesel as a tool to teach students about sustainability via its used oil collection program that then powers on campus vehicles.
 
What happened to all the Kansas-grown turkeys?
11-25-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Scott Beyer
Kansas ranks around 20th in the number of turkeys raised compared to other states.
 
What Happened to All the Kansas-grown Turkeys?
11-24-14 - Kansas City infoZine - Scott Beyer
Kansas ranks around 20th in the number of turkeys raised compared to other states.
 
What happened to all the Kansas-grown turkeys?
11-21-14 - Rural Messenger - Scott Beyer
Kansas ranks around 20th in the number of turkeys raised compared to other states.
 
What happened to all the Kansas-grown turkeys?
11-21-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Scott Beyer
Kansas ranks around 20th in the number of turkeys raised compared to other states.
 
They're back: Tiny mite can cause a big itch...and pain
11-17-14 - High Plains Journal - Bob Bauernfeind
A tiny mite whose bite packs a surprisingly big wallop has reappeared in Kansas, and it may make you think twice about outdoor activities, especially in close proximity to oak trees.
 
Cold Temperatures Expected To Affect Wheat in Kansas
11-14-14 - Gardner Edge - Jim Shroyer
The sudden sharp drop in temperatures across Kansas during the week of Nov. 10-15 will certainly cause the wheat crop to go into dormancy.
 
Where Will the Animals Go? Emergency Preparedness Workshops Planned for Livestock Operations
11-13-14 - Ag Web - Joel DeRouchey
It’s hard, thinking about the unthinkable. But disasters happen on livestock operations just like they do in homes and communities across the country.
 
Strong couples still argue
11-12-14 - McPherson Sentinel - Charlotte Shoup Olsen
How a married couple gets through their disagreements says a lot about whether the marriage will be successful.
 
Itchy after being outside? This 'mite' help
11-10-14 - Topeka Capital Journal - Bob Bauernfeind
If you've been scratching after working or playing near oak trees, you might have been bitten by the tiny oak leaf itch mite that has made a reappearance in Kansas.

After a Several-year Hiatus, Oak Leaf Itch Mites Are Confirmed Again in Kansas
11-10-14 - Little Apple Post - Bob Bauernfeind
A tiny mite whose bite packs a surprisingly big wallop has reappeared in Kansas, and it may make you think twice about outdoor activities, especially in close proximity to oak trees.

Keeping food safe: Prevention better than response

11-10-14 - Smithville Herald - Londa Nwadike
Each year in the United States, there are about 42,000 reported cases of salmonella infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
Pesky Tiny Mite Is Back
11-9-14 - KSAL Radio - Bob Bauernfeind
A tiny mite whose bite packs a surprisingly big wallop has reappeared in Kansas, and it may make you think twice about outdoor activities, especially in close proximity to oak trees.

Upcoming Farm Succession Conferences
11-9-14 - Hutchinson News - KAMS
Dennis Metz admits it. He was resistant to some of the changes his sons wanted to make on the family’s dairy and crop farm near Wellington, Kansas.
 
Ag Minute: Legal issues, family dynamics part of upcoming farm succession conferences
11-9-14 - McPherson Sentinel - KAMS
Dennis Metz admits it. He was resistant to some of the changes his sons wanted to make on the family’s dairy and crop farm near Wellington, Kansas.
 
They’re Back: Tiny Mite Can Cause a Big Itch … and Pain
11-7-14 - US Farmer - Bob Bauernfeind
A tiny mite whose bite packs a surprisingly big wallop has reappeared in Kansas, and it may make you think twice about outdoor activities, especially in close proximity to oak trees.
 
They’re Back: Tiny Mite Can Cause a Big Itch … and Pain
11-7-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Bob Bauernfeind
A tiny mite whose bite packs a surprisingly big wallop has reappeared in Kansas, and it may make you think twice about outdoor activities, especially in close proximity to oak trees.

KSU to host the “Future of Water in Kansas” Nov. 19
11-6-14 - Winfield Daily Courier - Jill Zimmerman
K-State Research and Extension is teaming up with several sponsors to host the “Future of Water in Kansas” meeting Nov. 19 in Arkansas City at the Brown Center, Cowley College, 215 S. Second St.

Where Will The Animals Go? Emergency Preparedness Workshops Planned For Livestock Operations
11-4-14 - Farms.com - Joel DeRouchey
It’s hard, thinking about the unthinkable. But disasters happen on livestock operations just like they do in homes and communities across the country.

Legal issues part of upcoming farm succession conferences

11-4-14 - Dairy Herd Management - KAMS
Dennis Metz admits it. He was resistant to some of the changes his sons wanted to make on the family’s dairy and crop farm near Wellington, Kansas.
 
Crops, cattle work together to make sustainable ag systems
11-4-14 - Farm Talk - Jaymelynn Farney
For years, it has been a struggle between crops and cattle over farmland. Land was used for one or the other. That struggle may come to an end in the future with the help of a Kansas State University Research and Extension specialist.
 
Legal Issues, Family Dynamics are Part of Upcoming Farm Succession Conferences
11-3-14 - Gardner Edge - KAMS
Dennis Metz admits it. He was resistant to some of the changes his sons wanted to make on the family’s dairy and crop farm near Wellington, Kansas.
 
News in Agriculture —  Sunflower Supreme Heifer Sale – Nov. 14
11-3-14 - Pittsburg Morning Sun - Keith Martin
Over 400 heifers developed following Sunflower Supreme Heifer guidelines will sell in a special sale on November 14th at the Parsons Livestock Market beginning at 6:00 p.m. Fourteen different consignors have heifers in the sale.

Shedding light on bioenergy: Universities inform about latest developments
11-3-14 - High Plains Journal - Ed Brokesh
Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food.
 
K-State economist: Still no easy solutions on mandatory COOL
11-1-14 - Grand Island Independent - Glynn Tonsor
Abolish? Make further tweaks? Or perhaps make it voluntary? On the heels of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) latest ruling on U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL), debate on both sides of the issue continues.
 
Emergency preparedness workshops planned for livestock operations
10-31-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Joel DeRouchey
It’s hard, thinking about the unthinkable. But disasters happen on livestock operations just like they do in homes and communities across the country.
 
New book delves into ‘Depolarizing Food and Agriculture’
10-31-14 - Lockerdome - Andrew Barkley
Conventional versus organic? Local production or global food sourcing? For one reason or another, those involved in growing and raising our food are often at odds with one another.

Where Will the Animals Go? Emergency Preparedness Workshops Planned for Livestock Operations
10-30-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Joel DeRouchey
It’s hard, thinking about the unthinkable. But disasters happen on livestock operations just like they do in homes and communities across the country.
 
New book delves into ‘Depolarizing Food and Agriculture’
10-30-14 - OSU Today - Andrew Barkley
Barkley, who is also a university distinguished teaching scholar at K-State, co-wrote the book with his father, Paul W. Barkley, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at Washington State University and adjunct professor at Oregon State University. Paul Barkley earned a Ph.D. at K-State in 1963.
 
Mandatory COOL: Still detrimental to trade, no easy solution
10-29-14 - Pork Network - Glynn Tonsor
Abolish? Make further tweaks? Or perhaps, make it voluntary? On the heels of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) latest ruling on U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL), debate on both sides of the issue continues.
 
New book delves into ‘Depolarizing Food and Agriculture’
10-29-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Andrew Barkley
Conventional versus organic? Local production or global food sourcing? For one reason or another, those involved in growing and raising our food are often at odds with one another.

New book delves into ‘Depolarizing Food and Agriculture’
10-29-14 - Food Industry Today - Andrew Barkley
Conventional versus organic? Local production or global food sourcing? For one reason or another, those involved in growing and raising our food are often at odds with one another.
 
New Book Delves into ‘Depolarizing Food and Agriculture’
10-29-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch Radio - Andrew Barkley
Conventional versus organic? Local production or global food sourcing? For one reason or another, those involved in growing and raising our food are often at odds with one another.

Cold snap may have nipped Kansas sorghum, soybeans more than corn

10-27-14 - High Plains Journal - Ignacio Ciampitti
From time to time over the past few months it seemed like fall was trying to crowd out summer, and now it’s a little more serious.
 
Answering the call: Kansas State University to host 15 farm bill meetings
10-27-14 - High Plains Journal - Art Barnaby
Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 farm bill.
 
Keeping Food Safe: Prevention Better Than Response
10-23-14 - US Ag Net - Londa Nwadike
Each year in the United States, about 42,000 cases of salmonella infection are reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
 
Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers
10-23-14 - US Ag Net - David Procter
Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers.
 
Managing the herd when pasture is limited
10-21-14 - Joplin Regional Stockyard - Jaymelynn Farney
Consecutive years of drought could prompt beef cattle producers to find ways to unconventionally feed and manage their cow herds. One option when grass is limited is moving the herd to a confinement situation.
 
Study into Antibiotic Resistant Populations Associated with Feed Additives
10-20-14 - Pig Site - Mike Tokach
Imagine you are a scientist and have spent your career looking for answers to mysteries that affect animal health.

Answering the Call: Kansas State University to Host 15 Farm Bill Meetings
10-15-14 - US Farmer - Art Barnaby
Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill.
 
Kansas: K-State to Host 15 Farm Bill Meetings in January, February
10-15-14 - Ag Fax - Art Barnaby
Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill. To help them make informed decisions, K-State Research and Extension is teaming with several sponsors to bring 15 educational meetings to Kansans in January and February.

Make time to body condition score cows
10-14-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Sandy Johnson
The old tractor still runs, but because the fuel gauge is busted, you have to keep checking to make sure it has enough fuel to continue working. And whether you realize it or not, your cows function similarly to that old tractor.
 
A Trifecta of Water-Planning Tools
10-14-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Danny Rogers
As fall progresses into winter and harvest comes to a close, crop producers might want to consider planning their future crop rotations, crop mixes and irrigation use.
 
Make Time to Body Condition Score Cows
10-14-14 - Feedlot Magazine - Sandy Johnson
The old tractor still runs, but because the fuel gauge is busted, you have to keep checking to make sure it has enough fuel to continue working. And whether you realize it or not, your cows function similarly to that old tractor.
 
Report Projects Positive Outlook for Pork Producers
10-13-14 - US Ag Net - Glynn Tonsor
The U.S. pork industry today is small by historic standards. But, signs of producers holding back more females to increase the breeding herd mean the industry is in the process of expanding, which could put more pounds of pork in grocery stores by the middle of next year.
 
News in Agriculture — Farm Bill 2014, a Long Term Commitment
10-13-14 - Pittsburg Morning Sun - Art Barnaby
Where do you see yourself in five years? If you have ever sat in on an interview you have probably heard this question. There is often no correct answer for this question as it depends on a variety of factors. However, farmers are being asked to consider this with the 2014 Farm Bill.

History, known management available in SunSup
10-12-14 - Hays Daily News - Jaymelynn Farney
Money -- it's a word commonly being thrown out in the cattle industry today. Depending on what area of cattle production you are in, you might be complaining about the money you're spending or are cashing in.

Report Projects Positive Outlook for Pork Producers and Consumers
10-7-14 - Gardner Edge - Glynn Tonsor
The U.S. pork industry today is small by historic standards. But, signs of producers holding back more females to increase the breeding herd mean the industry is in the process of expanding, which could put more pounds of pork in grocery stores by the middle of next year.
 
Outlook positive for pork producers, consumers
10-6-14 - Pork Network - Glynn Tonsor
The U.S. pork industry today is small by historic standards. But, signs of producers holding back more females to increase the breeding herd mean the industry is in the process of expanding, which could put more pounds of pork in grocery stores by the middle of next year.
 
Known management available in replacement heifer program
10-6-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Jaymelynn Farney
Money – it’s a word commonly being thrown out in the cattle industry today. Depending on what area of cattle production, you might be complaining about the money you’re spending or are cashing in.
 
Southern Soybean Breeders' Tour focuses on Kansas research
10-1-14 - Midwest Producer - Bill Schapaugh
For two days in September, Kansas State University's Department of Agronomy and K-State Research and Extension hosted some of the top soybean researchers and agronomists from the southern United States.
 
As winter wheat insurance deadline approaches, consider SCO
9-28-14 - Hays Daily News - Art Barnaby
The deadline to insure the 2015 winter wheat crop is Tuesday, and as producers consider their coverage, they might also want to enroll in the Supplemental Coverage Option made possible by the 2014 Farm Bill.
 
Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Ward Morgan - CivicPlus
9-26-14 - Gardner Edge - Ron Wilson
San Jose, California is located in the Silicon Valley, home to some of the nation’s largest high tech companies. But the website for the city of San Jose is not designed by any of those. Instead, it was designed and is hosted by a company half a continent away in Kansas.
 
Be aware to build an emergency fund
9-25-14 - Hays Daily News - Elizabeth Kiss
According to an annual survey conducted by Bankrate.com, more than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings.
 
Universities shed light on latest bioenergy developments
9-25-14 - Ethanol Producer Magazine - Ed Brokesh
Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food.
 
Cold snap may have nipped Kansas sorghum, soybeans more than corn
9-23-14 - Midwest Producer - Ignacio Ciampitti
From time to time over the past few months it seemed like fall was trying to crowd out summer, and now it's a little more serious.
 
Food waste in America: A multi-billion-dollar loss
9-22-14 - Kansas City Star - Londa Nwadike
On a hot day this summer near Lincoln, Neb., Jack Chappelle was knee-deep in trash. He was wading into rotting vegetables, half-eaten burgers and tater tots. Lots of tater tots.
 
Americans' taste for beef continues, even at historically high prices
9-22-14 - High Plains Journal - Glynn Tonsor
Beef continues to be on shoppers’ grocery lists, even as prices have soared to record highs this year.

Ag Minute: Stocker Role in Beef Cattle Herd Rebuilding is a Topic at Sept. 25 K-State Field Day
9-22-14 - McPherson Sentinel - Lois Schreiner
The role of stocker cattle in beef herd rebuilding, as well as production considerations and water use, are among topics planned for the 2014 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 25.

Keeping an eye on Ukraine, other Black Sea countries’ wheat markets

9-18-14 - Seed Quest - Dan O'Brien
The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do the same.
 
K-State Ag Economist Keeping Close Eye on Black Sea Wheat Markets
9-18-14 - Milling Journal - Dan O’Brien
The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do the same.
 
Wheat: Producers Urged to Keep Eye on Black Sea Countries’ Markets
9-18-14 - Ag Fax - Dan O'Brien
The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do the same.
 
In case of emergency, prepare a grab-and-go kit
9-18-14 - Hays Daily News - Linda Beech
Imagine this scene: The doorbell rings at 3 a.m. to wake you from a deep sleep. You peek out to see a fireman in full gear standing at your front door. He tells you your neighbor's house is on fire, and you must leave your home immediately.
 
Shedding Light on Bioenergy: Universities Inform About Latest Developments
9-16-14 - KRVN Radio - Ed Brokesh
Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food.
 
Kansas State University blog wins award
9-16-14 - Greenhouse Management - Alan Stevens
The Prairie Star Flower blog, operated by Kansas State University, won the "Outstanding Education Materials Award."
 
K-State Research and Extension to Host Field Day at Columbus September 26
9-15-14 - Cherokee County News-Advocate - Dale Helwig
K-State Research and Extension will host a field day at Columbus on September 26.
 
K-State Beef Stocker Field Day to cover beef cattle herd rebuilding
9-15-14 - High Plains Journal
The role of stocker cattle in beef herd rebuilding, as well as production considerations and water use, are among topics planned for the 2014 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Sept. 25.
 
Prairie Star Flower Blog is Award Winner
9-15-14 - Gardner Edge - Alan Stevens
Kansas State University’s Prairie Star Flower blog has been named the winner of the “Outstanding Education Materials Award” by the American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division.
 
Kansas State blog with Hays ties earns national award
9-15-14 - Hays Post - Alan Stevens
Kansas State University’s Prairie Star Flower blog has been named the winner of the “Outstanding Education Materials Award” by the American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division.
 
New pest could pose problems for Kan. sorghum harvest
9-13-14 - Hays Post - Jeff Whitworth
An invasion of sorts has occurred in Kansas, and the invaders may pose a problem for this year’s sorghum harvest – but not in the way you might think.
 
Huck Boyd Institute and Foundation Offer Grants for Leadership Projects
9-10-14 - Gardner Edge - Clare Gustin
Mini-grants are now available to support community service projects as identified by community or college-based leadership development programs.
 
Grain Producers Could Encounter Sticky Situation
9-9-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Jeff Whitworth
An invasion of sorts has occurred in Kansas, and the invaders may pose a problem for this year's sorghum harvest -- but not in the way you might think.
 
Kansas Sorghum: White Sugarcane Aphids Detected
9-5-14 - Ag Fax - Jeff Whitworth
An invasion of sorts has occurred in Kansas, and the invaders may pose a problem for this year’s sorghum harvest – but not in the way you might think.
 
Americans’ taste for beef continues, even at high prices
9-3-14 - Drovers Cattle Network - Glynn Tonsor
Beef continues to be on shoppers’ grocery lists, even as prices have soared to record highs this year.
 
Americans’ taste for beef continues, even at high prices
9-3-14 - EIN News - Glynn Tonsor
Beef continues to be on shoppers’ grocery lists, even as prices have soared to record highs this year.

Americans' taste for beef continues, even at high prices
9-3-14 - MyCattle.com - Glynn Tonsor
Beef continues to be on shoppers’ grocery lists, even as prices have soared to record highs this year.

Stocker Role in Beef Cattle Herd Rebuilding is a Topic at Sept. 25 K-State Field Day
9-1-14 - Ag Web - Lois Schreiner
The role of stocker cattle in beef herd rebuilding, as well as production considerations and water use, are among topics planned for the 2014 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 25.
 
Field Day at Columbus will unfold on Sept. 26
8-31-14 - Hutchinson News - Dale Helwig
K-State Research and Extension will host an agricultural field day at Columbus on Sept. 26.
 
China's Policy Changes Could Impact U.S. Ag, Economist Says
8-29-14 - Kansas Farmer - Dermot Hayes
China's new premier eyeing expanded free trade, which could mean good news for U.S. ag producers, says Iowa State University economics professor Dermot Hayes.
 
China's Policy Changes Could Impact U.S. Ag, Economist Says
8-29-14 - Farm Futures - Dermot Hayes
China's new premier eyeing expanded free trade, which could mean good news for U.S. ag producers, says Iowa State University economics professor Dermot Hayes.
 
Big potential in China for U.S. corn, livestock exports
8-28-14 - Pork Network - Dermot Hayes
Recent government policy changes in China have the potential to boost U.S. agriculture, particularly the corn and livestock sectors, according to Iowa State University economics and finance professor Dermot Hayes.
 
Agribusiness Expert Sees Big Potential in China For U.S. Corn and Livestock Exports
8-28-14 - Grain Net - Dermot Hayes
Recent government policy changes in China have the potential to boost U.S. agriculture, particularly the corn and livestock sectors, according to Iowa State University economics and finance professor Dermot Hayes.
 
The Farmer's Daughter: A Women in Agriculture Series
8-28-14 - Emporia Gazette - Rick Miller
Advancements in farming technology have opened the door to more women returning to run the family farm, which used to be considered a “man’s world.”
 
Agribusiness Expert Sees Big Potential in China for U.S. Corn, Livestock Exports
8-28-14 - Kansas Farm & Ranch - Dermot Hayes
Recent government policy changes in China have the potential to boost U.S. agriculture, particularly the corn and livestock sectors, according to Iowa State University economics and finance professor Dermot Hayes.
 
What Does 'Sustainable American Dinner Plate' Look Like?
8-28-14 - Wisconsin Ag Connection - Mary Lee Chin
A term common in food production today, sustainability has been difficult to define.
 
Kansas: KSU Field Day Scheduled Sept. 26 at Columbus
8-28-14 - Ag Fax - Dale Helwig
K-State Research and Extension will host an agricultural field day at Columbus on Sept. 26.
 
What Does 'Sustainable American Dinner Plate' Look Like?
8-28-14 - US Ag Net - Mary Lee Chin
A term common in food production today, sustainability has been difficult to define.
 
Building an Emergency Fund
8-27-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Elizabeth Kiss
According to an annual survey conducted by Bankrate.com, more than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings.
 
Pregnant Women: Don't Avoid Eating All Fish
8-26-14 - US Ag Net - Sandy Procter
For most people, eating fish and shellfish is not a health concern, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
Pregnant Women: Don't Avoid Eating All Fish
8-26-14 - Kansas Ag Connection - Sandy Procter
For most people, eating fish and shellfish is not a health concern, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
‘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.