K-State Research and Extension News
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
 
 

A main goal of research in any area is to address a knowledge or information gap. Although prior research has addressed the issue of animal welfare in certain areas—the swine and egg industries as examples—limited research currently exists comparing producer and consumer views of beef and dairy animal welfare, said Glynn Tonsor, livestock economist for Kansas State University.

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Midway District family and consumer sciences agent, Jamie Rathbun, joins forces with her county and community in Ellsworth, Kansas to develop a Wellness Bingo event, sponsored by the local Wellness Coalition.

 

 
 


New Wheat Variety KanMark


K-State wheat breeder, Allan Fritz, talks about the newest wheat variety KanMark.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wheat Genetics Advancement

K-State plant pathologist, Jesse Poland, discusses the latest breakthrough in wheat genetics research at the university.
 


 
Released: September 10, 2014
Released: September 10, 2014


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September 15: Lee Schulz, Jaymelynn Farney, Beth Hinshaw and Anna Setter

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National Rural Grocery Summit: President of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis, MN, Ken Meter, talks about the benefits of small town grocery store owners working closely with area farmers to supply locally grown food.

 

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