"In the News" December 2012 Archive
K-State Research & Extension Specialists Offer Winter Advice for Wheat Producers
12-17-12 - Agriculture is America - Jim Shroyer
According to K-State Research and Extension Specialists, a combination of very low temperatures, dry soils and poorly developed wheat has created concern about the current wheat crop’s survival.
Kansas State University's 'Winter Ranch Management' seminar set for Jan. 8 in Erie
12-14-12 - Fort Scott Tribune
Kansas State University, Southwind Extension District, Wildcat Extension District, and Pfizer invites farmers and ranchers to attend the Winter Ranch Management Seminar on Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the Neosho County Courthouse meeting room.
Southwest Kansas gradually losing water supply
12-12-12 - Dodge City Daily Globe - Brandi Nelson
Mark Shriwise, Ford County Planning, Zoning and Environmental Health director, recently graduated from the Kansas Environmental Leadership Program.
Scientist works with Flint Hills ranchers to manage noxious weed
12-11-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - K.C. Olson
Like many ranchers, Bill Sproul experiences the rewards and challenges of ranching on Kansas’ tallgrass prairie.
Ag minute: Cold Weather, Dry Soils Raise Questions About Survival of Wheat
12-11-12 - McPherson Sentinel - Jim Shroyer
A combination of very low temperatures, dry soils and poorly developed wheat has created concern about the current wheat crop’s survival, said Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist.
Livestock Briefs: Ranch Management Seminar at nine Kansas locations
12-11-12 - Midwest Producer - Larry Hollis
The Kansas State Winter Ranch Management Seminar to be Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 4 to 8:30 p.m.
K-State professor recognized for Teaching Excellence
12-11-12 - Midwest Producer - Dan Thomson
A Kansas State University faculty member in the College of Veterinary Medicine is one of six professors throughout the country to win a 2012 Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences Regional Teaching Award.
Governor's Water Conference
12-7-12 - Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City - Bill Golden
Water. It’s essential to life, yet it is often not treated as the precious commodity that it is.
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 Edwardselainee@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News