K-State Research and Extension News
Monday, June 29, 2015

Soils Support Recreation Video

At Kansas State University’s Rocky Ford Turfgrass Research Center, located north of Manhattan, even the occasional passerby will notice many small plots that showcase a variety of recreational fields. From athletic fields where players would take part in soccer, for example, to a putting green that meets United States Golf Association specifications, K-State Research and Extension turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle studies all sorts of turfgrass systems.

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Wheat Disease Due To High Moisture Video

K-State wheat disease specialist, Erick DeWolf, reports on two late-arriving disease issues in Kansas winter wheat, and what, if anything can be done about them.

STEC-CAP Conference

The director of a $25-million USDA project seeking answers to e-coli bacteria in cattle and beef production, University of Nebraska veterinarian, Rodney Moxley, talks about the advances made in this beef safety quest so far.

2015 International Year of Soils: Soils Support Agriculture

Two Kansas State University agronomists, Dave Mengel and Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, explain how soil captures water and provides nutrients for crops.


Released: June 24, 2015
Released: June 24, 2015


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Agriculture Today Radio Program 
June 29: Jessica Sampson, Gregg Hanzlicek, Kurt Werth and Beth Hinshaw

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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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