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February 01, 2013
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"In the News" September 2012 Archive


Ag minute: Stunted wheat
9-27-12 - McPherson Sentinel - Jim Shroyer
It's been said that once you get the wheat crop seeded, 90 percent of the work is done.


Extension helps people ‘KOHP’ with conditions

9-25-12 - High Plains Daily Leader and Southwest Daily Times - Kathy Bloom
The Centers for Disease Control reports seven out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases, with heart disease, cancer and strokes accounting for more than 50 percent of all deaths each year.


Cutoff Dates for Last Alfalfa Cutting Nearly at Hand
9-25-12 - Gardner Edge - Jim Shroyer
In some areas of Kansas, alfalfa growth resumed somewhat in September after a long period of drought and low production during the summer.


Kansas St. gets grant for grain dust safety course

9-12-12 - Bloomberg Business Week
Kansas State University is receiving a $120,000 federal grant to develop a training program on grain dust safety and explosion hazards at mills and elevators.


Letting the research do the teaching

9-11-12 - Farm Talk - Cade Rensink
When Willie J. Bressner donated over 600 acres of land in Woodson County, Kansas, to the K-State Foundation, it was donated without restrictions.


Other forage options for fall

9-11-12 - Farm Talk - Doug Shoup
Unusual times call for unusual measures and this summer in Kansas and other Plains states have been unusual.


Kansas State Extension field day a success
9-10-12 - Drovers Cattle Network
Tuesday, August 28, nearly 90 producers from eastern Kansas gathered at Dalebanks Angus in Eureka, Kansas, to learn the latest advances, techniques and management strategies that will help beef producers to maximize their efficiency and profit potential.


Canola, turnips and other brassicas are forage options this fall

9-10-12 - Ag Professional - Doug Shoup
Unusual times call for unusual measures and this summer in Kansas and other Plains states have been unusual.


Researchers warn community about climate change

9-7-12 - KSNT TV - Ben Champion
After a dry summer, researchers at Kansas State University say climate change could bring us even more severe conditions.


Tools Show How to Market Hogs Efficiently

9-6-12 - National Hog Farmer - Mike Tokach
Kansas State University (KSU) offers two different tools that can help pork producers determine optimal market weights for their hogs – factoring in current high feed costs, according to Mike Tokach, KSU Extension swine specialist.


McCarty Family Farm Helping to Spur Growth in Western Kansas

9-5-12 - Gardner Edge
To some, Tom McCarty’s decision in 2000 to move his family’s century-old dairy from Pennsylvania to the plains of Kansas may have seemed like quite a leap of faith.


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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