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"In The News" August 2012 Archive


Kansas State Plans Ag Lenders Conferences
8-31-12 - Pork Network
Kansas State University (KSU) will hold its 2012 KSU Agricultural Lenders Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Garden City and Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Manhattan


Kansas State Releases New Resource for Producers of Raw Commodities
8-30-12 - Agri Marketing - Thomas Phillips
A new resource published by Kansas State University will provide producers of raw commodities and other durable food products with the information needed to protect stored products from insects, molds and vertebrate pests.


Knowledge for Life: 4-H is family

8-28-12 - Tonganoxie Mirror - Diane Mack
With a lot to see and do at the beginning of the new school year, a Kansas 4-H specialist reminds families the 4-H welcome mat is out — and all are welcome.


Family Storytelling Tradition Inspires Crop Scientist to Write Children’s Book Kansas State University’s Shroyer Publishes “Holly Holstein”

8-26-12 - Rural Messenger - Jim Shroyer
Jim Shroyer is best known around Kansas as “the wheat guy,” but farmers have also known for years that he can tell a good story.


Ag policy experts chide Congress for not passing farm bill

8-22-12 - Midwest Producer - Barry Flinchbaugh
It's not common these days to hear a long-time Republican policy expert and a veteran Democrat debate and end up mostly agreeing with each other.


Storytelling tradition inspires crop scientist to write children's book

8-22-12 - Midwest Producer - Jim Shroyer
Jim Shroyer is best known around Kansas as "the wheat guy," but farmers have also known for years that he can tell a good story.


Agronomist urges caution when using treated soybeans for grazing or forage

8-21-12 - Farm Talk - Stu Duncan
The drought of 2012 is pushing livestock producers to think beyond their usual feed sources, but Kansas State University agronomist Stu Duncan urges caution when it comes to using herbicide-treated soybeans for grazing or forage.


Get Creative With Feeding Options

8-20-12 - Beef Magazine - Justin Waggoner
Producers who trucked in supplemental forages from further north last year will likely be out of luck this season thanks to the expansive drought.


Program helps fight complications of diabetes
8-17-12 - High Plains Daily Leader and Southwest Daily Times - Kathy Bloom
More than 25 million Americans are affected by diabetes, but research has shown that those who learn to manage their blood sugar levels, eat healthy and exercise regularly can lower their risk of complications and lead a healthier and more productive life.


Profit Tips: Enhance forage supply with ammoniated wheat straw

8-15-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Dale Blasi
With forage supplies tight in many areas, treating wheat straw with ammonia could provide a cost-effective option, according to Kansas State University Extension beef specialist Dale Blasi, PhD.


Family Storytelling Tradition Inspires Crop Scientist to Write Children’s Book - Kansas State University’s Shroyer Publishes “Holly Holstein”

8-15-12 - Gardner Edge - Jim Shroyer
Jim Shroyer is best known around Kansas as “the wheat guy,” but farmers have also known for years that he can tell a good story.


K-State Plans Aug. 23 Fall Field Day at Hutchinson

8-15-12 - Kansas Ag Connection
Crop growers in south central Kansas will be updated on the latest corn, sorghum and wheat information when Kansas State University hosts its Fall Field Day at the K-State Research and Extension Redd Foundation Irrigation Field near Hutchinson on Thursday, Aug. 23.


Demos Planned for Treating Wheat Straw with Ammonia
8-14-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Sandy Johnson
With the drought of 2012 showing no signs of easing, producers may want to consider baling straw for forage this year, according to Sandy Johnson, K-State Research and Extension livestock specialist, based in Colby, Kan.


K-State Kitchen Guide Highlights Successful Substitutions

8-9-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Karen Blakeslee
A recently updated K-State Research and Extension publication features alphabetical listings for substitutions for more than 100 recipe ingredients.


Kansas: K-State’s SW Ag Research-Extension Field Day Set Aug. 23
8-8-12 - Ag Fax
Kansas State University’s Southwest Research-Extension Center Field Day 2012 is Thursday, Aug. 23, at 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City.


Kansas State: Beware of Nitrate Toxicity in Drought-Stressed Corn

8-8-12 - Agri Marketing - Doug Shoup
With drought stretching across the United States, plants such as corn and sorghum tend to accumulate high levels of nitrate in the lower leaves and stalk of the plant.


Ag minute: K-State plans Aug. 23 fall Field Day

8-6-12 - McPherson Sentinel
Crop growers in south central Kansas will be updated on the latest corn, sorghum and wheat information when Kansas State University hosts its Fall Field Day at the K-State Research and Extension Redd Foundation Irrigation Field near Hutchinson on Thursday, Aug. 23.


K-State’s Barnaby: Corn crop underwriting losses near $10 billion

8-3-12 - Ag Professional - Art Barnaby
Kansas State University agricultural economist Art Barnaby is well aware of corn growers’ struggles this year as they deal with blistering summer heat and drought.


Browning-Garriss Featured Speaker at Beef Conference

8-3-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Larry Hollis
Drought conditions coupled with record-breaking heat are forcing difficult management decisions on beef operations across the country this summer.


Beef Cattle Institute at K-State Offers Free Online Animal Care Training for Youth

8-2-12 - Stock Exchange News
The Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University has launched Youth Animal Care Training, an online program at Youth Animal Care Training.


Barnaby Sees Corn Crop Underwriting Losses at About $10B

8-2-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Art Barnaby
Kansas State University agricultural economist Art Barnaby is well aware of corn growers' struggles this year as they deal with blistering summer heat and drought. But after crunching the numbers, he believes that some estimates of this year's U.S. crop losses are premature and might be overstated.


Beef Cattle Institute hosts online animal care training for youth
8-2-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Brandi Buzzard
The Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University has launched Youth Animal Care Training, an online program at http://www.animalcaretraining.org/Youth/.


K-State’s Barnaby Sees Corn Crop Underwriting Losses at About $10 Billion

8-1-12 - Southwest Farm Press - Art Barnaby
Kansas State University agricultural economist Art Barnaby is well aware of corn growers’ struggles this year as they deal with blistering summer heat and drought.


K-State’s Barnaby: Corn crop underwriting losses near $10 billion

8-1-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Art Barnaby
Kansas State University agricultural economist Art Barnaby is well aware of corn growers’ struggles this year as they deal with blistering summer heat and drought.


Ag Economist Sees Corn Crop Underwriting Losses At About $10B

8-1-12 - Insurance News - Art Barnaby
Kansas State University agricultural economist Art Barnaby is well aware of corn growers’ struggles this year as they deal with blistering summer heat and drought.


Climate expert Browning-Garriss is featured speaker at K-State Beef Conference

8-1-12 - Midwest Producer - Larry Hollis
Drought conditions coupled with record-breaking heat are forcing difficult management decisions on beef operations across the country this summer.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Elaine Edwards
elainee@ksu.edu
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