K-State Research and Extension News
Friday, July 25, 2014

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.

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Groundbreaking New Test For eColi in Beef Cattle

From the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine, researchers T.G. Naragaja, Jianfa Bai and Lance Noll, report on the new genetic test they've developed to detect e-coli bacteria in beef cattle.

Stocking Strategies in Western Kansas

K-State rangeland scientist, Keith Harmoney, provides an update on the multi-year research he has conducted at the center on modified intensive early stocking of calves on short-grass prairie, and the flexibility that grazing program offers to the western Kansas cattle producer.


Anhydrous Ammoniated Straw with Wet Distillers Grain

Justin Waggoner, K-State beef systems specialist, explains the benefits of combining anhydrous ammoniated straw and wet distillers.

Released: July 23, 2014
Released: July 23, 2014


K-State Radio Network

Agriculture Today Radio Program 
July 25: Dan O'Brien, Ignacio Ciampitti and Mary Knapp

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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.


Community Gardening Series

Why Start One?
Choosing a Site
Common Features
Different Types
Planning Ahead
Preparing the Site
Typical Costs
Getting Gardeners Involved
Becoming a Community
Fun for Kids
People with Disabilities

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