K-State Research and Extension News
Thursday, August 21, 2014

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. The Kansas State University agronomist spent summers working in the fields with her in a small town outside the city.

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Subsurface Drip Irrigation

K-State irrigation engineer, Danny Rogers, provides information on SDI in Kansas and it's advantages in water conservation.

Wheat Genetics Advancement

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

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.
Released: August 20, 2014
Released: August 20, 2014


K-State Radio Network

Agriculture Today Radio Program 
August 20: Jeff Whitworth, Roger McEowen and Gus van der Hoeven

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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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