K-State Research and Extension News
July 11, 2014
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Groundbreaking New Test For eColi in Beef Cattle

From the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine, researchers T.G. Naragaja, Jianfa Bai and Lance Noll report on the new genetic test they've developed to detect e-coli bacteria in beef cattle...a major breakthrough which could save the beef industry millions of dollars annually, through more rapid and more accurate e-coli testing. See video

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: Dan Donnert
K-State Research & Extension News

T.G. Naragaja - tnagaraj@k-state.edu or 785-532-1214; Jianfa Bai - jbai@k-state.edu or 785-532-4332; Lance Noll - lwnoll@k-state.edu