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  • Mitigating Global Challenges Focus of Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture
  • Released: January 28, 2015

    In the next 35 years, farmers will have to produce more food than the world has produced in its history, a challenge some are calling the greatest challenge we've ever faced. However daunting it may seem, Robert Fraley is optimistic.

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  • Addressing Weak Calf Syndrome
  • Released: January 22, 2015

    The word “syndrome” can be defined as a concurrence, a pattern of events occurring together due to known or unknown causes. When veterinarians use the word, it usually means the latter. Many different possibilities could cause a syndrome in animals, said Gregg Hanzlicek, director of production animal field investigations for the Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
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  • Opinions Sought on Feral Hog Control
  • Released: January 21, 2015

    When wildlife populations bloom or problems arise from certain wildlife species, an allowance for sport hunting might come immediately to mind as a potential solution. Letting the hunters help by decreasing the numbers makes sense, right?

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  • The International Year of Soils: Soils Sustain Life
  • Released: January 13, 2015

    2015 International Year of Soils: Soils Sustain Life Video
    Many authors have documented the rise and fall of civilizations throughout time. Reasons for this rollercoaster effect are numerous—from human-influenced changes such as conquest, culture or religion, to events that occur in the natural environment including changes in climate or the presence of natural resources, such as soil.

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