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"In the News" June 2012 Archive


Region Briefs: Ruberson to lead Entomology Department at Kansas State
6-27-12 - Midwest Producer - John Ruberson
Kansas State University has named John R. Ruberson to head its Department of Entomology, effective Aug. 5.


Ag minute: Drought-stricken pastures concern for cattle

6-26-12 - McPherson Sentinel - Gregg Hanzlicek
A producer and a veterinarian in western Kansas recently called in the expertise from the Production Animal Field Investigation Unit with the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State University to help solve the mystery surrounding deaths of several calves on a drought-stricken ranch.


Drought-stricken pastures concern for cattle

6-26-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Gregg Hanzlicek
A producer and a veterinarian in western Kansas recently called in the expertise from the Production Animal Field Investigation Unit with the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State University to help solve the mystery surrounding deaths of several calves on a drought-stricken ranch.


Applying nitrogen to N-stressed soybeans

6-25-12 - Ag Professional - Dave Mengel and Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz
Although soybeans can fix good part of their own nitrogen (N) if they are well nodulated, this is no guarantee that soybeans will not suffer from nitrogen deficiency at a crucial time in their development.


Early Calf Weaning May Prove Beneficial This Year

6-22-12 - The Cattle Site - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


Early Calf Weaning May Prove Beneficial This Year

6-22-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


Blue-green algae, other diseases threaten cattle

6-22-12 - High Plains Journal - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


Early calf weaning may prove beneficial this year

6-21-12 - Sabetha Herald - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


K-State Vet Outlines Blue-Green Algae, Other Threats to Cattle

6-21-12 - Kansas Ag Connection - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


Kansas State Vet Outlines Blue-Green Algae, Other Threats To Cattle

6-21-12 - The Beef Blog - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


Weaning out the herd...Early calf weaning may prove beneficial this year

6-21-12 - Morning Ag Clips - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


Early calf weaning may prove beneficial this year
6-21-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


Kansas: Early Calf Weaning Might Prove Beneficial

6-21-12 - AgFax - Chris Reinhardt
Dry conditions through large swaths of the Plains states are forcing management decisions on cattle and other agricultural operations.


Something's in the water... Blue-green algae, a threat to people, animals

6-20-12 - Morning Ag Clips - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


K-State vet outlines blue-green algae, other threats to cattle

6-20-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


Blue-Green Algae Also a Threat to People, Other Animals

6-20-12 - Beef Magazine - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


K-State Vet Outlines Blue-Green Algae, Other Threats to Cattle

6-20-12 - Gardner Edge - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


K-State Vet Outlines Blue-Green Algae, Other Threats to Cattle

6-20-12 - Barn OnAir & OnLine - Larry Hollis
Dry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer.


K-State updates irrigation FUELCOST software program

6-18-12 - High Plains Journal - Danny Rogers
Kansas State University has updated FUELCOST, the irrigation fuel cost-analysis software program designed for agricultural producers who irrigate cropland.


Possible causes of yellow soybeans
6-13-12 - Ag Professional - Kraig Roozeboom, Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Dave Mengel, Doug Jardine
There are always some fields of soybeans about this time of year that are turning yellow. There are several possible explanations.


Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Bob and Nancy Sines – Cedar Hollow Foods
6-13-12 - Gardner Edge - Ron Wilson
A delicious aroma wafts through the kitchen. It is a succulent ham, prepared for the family dinner.


Local 4-H member receives state scholarship

6-12-12 - McPherson Sentinel - Gordon Hibbard
Students from 48 Kansas communities have been selected to share in $41,150 in scholarships being awarded by the Kansas 4-H Foundation.


Community gardens growing more than veggies

6-11-12 - McPherson Sentinel - Evelyn Neier
Humble beginnings can take root, and many in Kansas are planting the seeds.


‘Building Better Heifers’ field days planned in Kansas

6-5-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Sandy Johnson
Kansas State University will host “Building Better Heifers – Selecting, Growing and Breeding Heifers Using Today’s Science” field days on Aug. 28 in Eureka, Kan. and Aug. 29 in Phillipsburg, Kan.


K-States 2012 Beef Conference is August 9

6-5-12 - Kansas Ag Network - Larry Hollis
Kansas State Universitys 2012 Beef Conference - Thriving in the New Beef Economy, will be held Aug. 9 in Frick Auditorium of K-States College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.


Summer a Good Time to Add Healthy Snacks

6-4-12 - Kansas City infoZine - Sandy Procter
Snacks provide energy between meals, and that’s why a Kansas State University nutrition specialist suggests planning snacks to include health-promoting fruits and vegetables that will complement, rather than compete, with meals.

Save the Date - K-State’s 20 12 Beef Conference is Aug. 9
6-4-12 - Drovers Cattle Network - Larry Hollis
Kansas State University’s 2012 Beef Conference – Thriving in the New Beef Economy, will be held Aug. 9 in Frick Auditorium of K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.


K-State Fitness Challenge Yields Cost-Savings for Community

6-2-12 - Rural Messenger - Linda Beech
K-State Research and Extension’s 2012 edition of Walk Kansas is winding down, and many of its more than 18,600 participants have earned bragging rights.


Knowledge for Life: You can become a food master at extension class

6-1-12 - Leavenworth Times - Denise Sullivan
If you enjoy food, love to cook, are interested in nutrition, and want to "master" your culinary skills while enhancing the nutritional status of our community, then the Master Food Volunteer Program might just be for you.


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Story by: Elaine Edwards
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