K-State Research and Extension News
Sunday, October 04, 2015

Soils Protect The Natural Environment Video

Managing the health of the world’s largest filter – soil – means protecting the larger environment and the other resources it contains. Clean water and clean air are dependent on having a healthy soil for a particular environment, whether that environment is rural or urban.
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Newly identified vernalization gene provides insights into the mechanisms of fine-tuning of wheat to diverse environments


Current Cattle Cycle, and Rate

Montana State University livestock economist, Gary Brester, talks about where the beef industry stands in the current cattle cycle, and the rate at which cattle numbers might grow in the next couple of years.


Runoff in Kansas Watersheds

With the increase of algal blooms in Kansas lakes, K-State agronomist, Nathan Nelson, is researching on how to control runoff from agricultural fields in watersheds.



K-State Soybean App

K-State crop production specialist, Ignacio Ciampitti, tells about the brand-new phone app from K-State that provides an on-the-spot estimation of a given soybean field's yield potential.


Released: September 30, 2015
Released: September 30, 2015


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Agriculture Today Radio Program 
September 29: Art Barnaby, Ajay Sharda and Charlie Lee

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Good Communication at Farm Succession

Part two of a three-part series, Charlotte Shoup Olson, K-State Research and Extension family system specialist, explains the importance of having open communications among family members during a farm succession.

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