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April 24, 2012
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"In the News" December 2011 Archive


Jamie Hancock: Garden changes ring in the new
12-30-12 - Topeka Capital-Journal - Jamie Hancock
“Old things have passed away, behold all things have become new.” Isn’t this much like our gardens?


Economist: MF Global's Collapse More Important To Farmers Than Farm Bill

12-28-11 - CropLife - Art Barnaby
The collapse of MF Global could be felt as much by lenders as by farmers and elevators which had placed hedges, but have lost all or part of their margin account.


Kansas State to Host ‘Risk Assessed Marketing’

12-26-11 - Pork Network - Tom Maxwell
Volatile markets are nothing new to agricultural producers, but the best ways to reduce risk are not always apparent.


K-State chosen for international nutrition grant

12-26-11 - High Plains Journal - Sajid Alavi
A Kansas State University research and development proposal to develop new, grain-based food products to improve nutrition and health in developing countries has been selected for funding.


K-State Grain Science Professor Named First Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection

12-20-11 - Grain Net - Subramanyam "Subi" Bhadriraju
Kansas State University professor of grain science, Subramanyam “Subi” Bhadriraju, has been appointed the first Donald A. Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection at K-State.
12-19-11 - Gardner Edge - Subramanyam "Subi" Bhadriraju
Kansas State University professor of grain science, Subramanyam "Subi" Bhadriraju, has been appointed the first Donald A. Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection at K-State.


Kansas State Receives Grant to Develop New, Grain-Based Food Products

12-19-11 - Agri Marketing - Sajid Alavi
A Kansas State University research and development proposal to develop new, grain-based food products to improve nutrition and health in developing countries has been selected for funding.


Behnke Honored by Feed Science Club

December 2011 - Department of Grain Science and Industry Newsletter - Keith Behnke
The Feed Science Club presented Dr. Keith Behnke with a plaque in honor of his selection as the recipient of the American Feed Industry Association's 2010 Distinguished Service Award.


K-State Chosen for International Research and Development Grant

12-19-11 - KTIC Radio - Sajid Alavi
A Kansas State University research and development proposal to develop new, grain-based food products to improve nutrition and health in developing countries has been selected for funding.


Prescribed Burn Workshop Planned in Larned

12-19-11 - Kansas Agland
K-State Research and Extension is teaming up with the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and the Pawnee County Conservation District to host a Prescribed Burn Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 10.


Face of Kansas Wheat Retiring

12-18-11 - Hays Daily News - Joe Martin
As he prepares to retire, Joe Martin, the longtime wheat breeder at Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center south of Hays, talks about his years producing wheat varieties.



K-State receives international food development grant

12-17-11 - Pork Network - Sajid Alavi
A Kansas State University research and development proposal to develop new, grain-based food products to improve nutrition and health in developing countries has been selected for funding.


Achieving Excellence: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Initiates New Members
12-17-11 - Insurance News Net
Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, has more than 140 new members from Kansas State University.


K-State Grain's Sun Named 1 of Top 150 State Scientists

12-16-11 - Kansas Ag Connection - Xiuzhi Susan Sun
A Kansas State University distinguished professor of grain science was named one of the top 150 Kansas scientists by Kansas Ad Astra.


Pawnee Extension meeting Monday
12-16-11 - Great Bend Tribune
As many people are aware, the future of the Pawnee County Extension Program is at a crossroad and is about to change.


K-State scientists provide Bt corn tips
12-14-11 - Midwest Producer - Kraig Roozeboom
There's a long, cold winter between now and the 2012 planting season, but corn growers are already planning for spring.


K-State crops team claims third straight national title
12-13-11 - Midwest Producer - Kevin Donnelly
The Kansas State University Crops Team has captured the national championship for the third year in a row and 10th in the past 13 years.


Gardeners’ almanac (Dec. 10)

12-10-11 - Wichita Eagle
Wichita’s herb grower extraordinaire Norma Sowell died this week.


Winter ranch management seminar planned in six Kansas locations
12-8-11 - McPherson Sentinel - Larry Hollis
Ranch management and cow herd economics will take center stage at Kansas State University’s Winter Ranch Management Seminar on Jan. 10, 2012.


Kansas: Winter Ranch Management Seminar Planned In 6 Locations
12-8-11 - AgFax - Larry Hollis
Ranch management and cow herd economics will take center stage at Kansas State University’s Winter Ranch Management Seminar on Jan. 10, 2012.


K-State Briefs - Winter Ranch Management Seminar, Food Mix Gifts
12-8-11 - KTIC Radio
Winter Ranch Management Seminar Planned in Six Kansas Locations
Recipes for Food Mix Gifts Available


K-State Crops Team Claims Third Straight National Championship
12-6-11 - Gardner Edge - Kevin Donnelly
The Kansas State University Crops Team has captured the title of national champion for the third year in a row.


Latest Kansas State Swine Research Information Available
12-6-11 - Agri Marketing
The 2011 Swine Day Report of Progress (K-State publication SRP 1056) details numerous swine research projects delving into herd health, nursery and finishing nutrition and management and meat quality.


Meat Scientists Work to Enhance Marbling in Beef Cattle
12-1-11 - Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City - Brad Johnson
Several university researchers are collaborating to find ways to increase marbling in beef cattle without adding extra days on high-concentrate diets.


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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