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August 16, 2013
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"In the News" June 2013 Archive


Survey Shows Increase in Resistance to Drug Therapies Among Bovine Respiratory Disease Cases
6-28-13 - Science Daily - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Survey shows increase in resistance to drug therapies among bovine respiratory disease cases

6-28-13 - GeoSquare - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Survey shows increase in resistance to drug therapies among bovine respiratory disease cases

6-27-13 - AgroBroker - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Combustible Dust: Private ownership growing for elevators, feed mills

6-26-13 - Midwest Producer - Robert Schoeff
An average of 10.6 agricultural grain dust explosions are reported every year in the United States, and according to statistics compiled by Robert W. Schoeff for the Department of Grain Science at Kansas State University (KSU), they result in 1.6 deaths, 12.6 injuries and millions of dollars in damages.


Survey shows increase in resistance to therapies among BRD cases

6-26-13 - Feedstuffs - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Study Shows Cattle Are Increasingly Resistant to BRD Antibiotics

6-26-13 - Ag Web - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Study Shows Cattle Are Increasingly Resistant to BRD Antibiotics

6-26-13 - Zimbabwe Star - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Survey shows more resistance to drug therapies among BRD cases

6-25-13 - Bovine Veterinarian - Brian Lubbers
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period.


Kansas net farm income dipped in 2012 but crop insurance, prices provided support

6-24-13 - High Plains Journal - Kevin Herbel
Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association Program Director Kevin Herbel.


New details of rice fungus may help control disease

6-20-13 - BioSpectrum - Barbara Valent
The finding, that has shed light on how the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae, invades plant tissue, is a step toward learning how to control the disease, which by some estimates destroys enough rice to feed 60 million people annually.


Researchers shed light on how rice blast fungus invades plant tissue

6-20-13 - Health Medicine Network - Barbara Valent
Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops around the world, killing plants and cutting production of one of the most important global food sources.


Statewide Net Farm Income Averaged $151,127; Varied Widely by Region

6-19-13 - Kansas Ag Land - Kevin Herbel
Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association program director, Kevin Herbel.


KS Farm Income Dips in 2012, But Crop Insurance and Prices Provide Support

6-19-13 - Grain Net - Kevin Herbel
Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association program director, Kevin Herbel.


Study sheds light on rice fungus, could help feed 60 million more people a year

6-19-13 - The Conversation - Barbara Valent
A study by an international team of researchers, headed by Kansas State University, has improved our understanding of how a rice fungus invades plant tissue.

Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association program director, Kevin Herbel.


Researcher Plans to Boost U.S. Strawberry Production

6-19-13 - Technology.org - Cary Rivard
Kansas State University researcher Cary Rivard has been awarded $67,000 to design a system to help boost U.S. strawberry production.Rivard has been awarded $67,000 to design a system to help boost U.S. strawberry production.


K-State Rice Blast Research Reveals Details About How Fungus Invades Plants

6-19-13 - Grain Net - Barbara Valent
Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops around the world, killing plants and cutting production of one of the most important global food sources.


Kansas Net Farm Income Dipped in 2012 but Crop Insurance, Prices Provided Support

6-19-13 - WIBW - Kevin Herbel
Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association program director, Kevin Herbel.


Rice blast research reveals details on how fungus invades plants - Study also advances understanding of wheat blast
  6-18-13 - Seed Quest - Barbara Valent
Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops around the world, killing plants and cutting production of one of the most important global food sources.


Community garden conference offered at K-State

6-16-13 - Topeka Capital Journal - Evelyn Neier
A Kansas Community Garden Conference, designed to answer everyday questions about gardening, provide practical tips for planning and managing a community garden, and improve community health, will be offered July 8-9 at Kansas State University.


Kansas higher ed dealing with budget cuts

6-16-13 - Wichita Eagle
Kansas universities and colleges are beginning to come to grips with what they are calling “devastating” budget cuts imposed by the state Legislature.


Beef producers asked to take online survey

6-10-13 - High Plains Journal - Sandy Johnson
Kansas State University animal scientist Sandy Johnson is hoping beef cattle producers will take a little time from their day-to-day work to answer a few questions online in order to help her and other scientists understand how producers have integrated artificial insemination into their production system and how it contributes to the profitability of their operation.


Beef Producers Asked to Take Online Survey

6-7-13 - Iowa Ag Connection - Sandy Johnson
Kansas State University animal scientist Sandy Johnson is hoping beef cattle producers will take a little time from their day-to-day work to answer a few questions online in order to help her and other scientists understand how producers have integrated artificial insemination into their production system and how it contributes to the profitability of their operation.


Kansas State University Researcher Awarded Grant to Boost U.S. Strawberry Production

6-5-13 - Gardner Edge - Cary Rivard
Kansas State University researcher Cary Rivard has been awarded $67,000 to design a system to help boost U.S. strawberry production.


Beef Producers Asked to Take On-Line Survey
6-5-13 - Ag Fax - Sandy Johnson
Kansas State University animal scientist Sandy Johnson is hoping beef cattle producers will take a little time from their day-to-day work to answer a few questions online in order to help her and other scientists understand how producers have integrated artificial insemination into their production system and how it contributes to the profitability of their operation.


Boosting strawberry production

6-5-13 - Topeka Capital Journal - Cary Rivard
Kansas State University researcher Cary Rivard has been awarded $67,000 to design a system to help boost U.S. strawberry production, according to a news release.


New Kansas Ag and Rural Leader Class Named

6-4-13 - Hays Post - Al Davis
Thirty Kansans were named to the 12th Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc. (KARL) class at a celebration over the weekend.


ADM Contributes $325,000 to K-State White Wheat Breeding Program

6-3-13 - Kansas Wheat Commission - Guorong Zhang
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced a $325,000 investment in the Kansas Wheat Commission Research Foundation that will be used to strengthen the hard white wheat variety development in the Kansas State University wheat breeding program at Hays.


Slow growth

6-2-13 - Salina Journal
The area’s unseasonably cool spring weather has put a chill on those who raise and want to consume locally grown, fresh produce.


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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