K-State Research and Extension News
Friday, November 28, 2014

K-State Biodiesel Initiative Video

The sound of a diesel engine is distinct. Sure, some are louder than others, and diesel enthusiasts can usually recognize the differences in sound between Cummins and Powerstroke engines, for example, when driving down the road.

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Virus Disease Resistance In Wheat

K-State plant geneticist, Harold Trick, and USDA plant pathologist, John Fellers, report on a major advance in developing virus disease resistance in wheat, using genetic engineering to build a durable defense in wheat varieties against a host of costly diseases, including wheat streak mosaic, barley yellow dwarf and soil borne mosaic.


Livestock Water Management

K-State watershed specialist, Herschel George, talks about developing alternative watering sites for cattle, as another way of protecting water quality.



Evaluating Cattle Feeding Sites

Kate Hagans talks with K-State watershed specialist, Ron Graber, about making beef calf housing and handling sites more conducive to preventing runoff into nearby water resources.


Released: November 26, 2014
Released: November 26, 2014