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  • E. coli Vaccine Effective But Seldom Used in Feedlot Cattle
  • Released: March 02, 2015

    When it comes to foodborne illnesses, few rival E. coli for the damaging effect it can have on humans.


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  • Keep Corn Particle Size in Mind to Enhance Feedlot Efficiency
  • Released: February 26, 2015

    Ask cattle producers how they grind corn used in their animals’ diets, and the responses would likely range from fine, to medium, to coarse. Although there isn’t a standard in place to determine what equates as finely ground corn compared to medium or coarsely ground, corn particle size can affect digestibility and how cattle efficiently use the grain for energy and growth.


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  • Feeling Itchy? Bedbugs are Still Out There
  • Released: February 17, 2015

    Judging from the surge and eventual disappearance of news stories about bedbugs a couple of years ago, the tiny creatures are no longer a problem. But someone forgot to tell the bugs.



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  • Ever Strong: Program Encourages Strength Training as Part of Overall Health
  • Released: February 12, 2015

    Does the expression “strength training” conjure visions of hulky guys lifting weights or women with no body fat whatsoever working out on complex equipment? The idea of strength training can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be, according to a Kansas State University family and consumer science specialist.
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