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


K-State to host spreadsheet workshops
11-30-11 - Midwest Producer - Kevin Dhuyvetter
K-State Research and Extension will host day-long workshops in locations around Kansas to show agricultural producers how they can create and use the latest Excel spreadsheets available to manage their farms and ranches.


Professor testifying about loss of rural stores

11-30-11 - Topeka Capital-Journal - David Procter
The lure of potential savings at big-box stores is considered a factor in the closing of local grocery stores, and particularly the closing of rural grocery stores.


Loss of Local Grocery Stores Drawing Congressional Attention
11-30-11 - KSAL Radio - David Procter
The lure of potential savings at big box stores is considered a factor in the closing of local grocery stores, and particularly the closing of rural grocery stores.


Production tips help farmers avoid Bt corn problems
11-29-11 - Pratt Tribune - 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 Scientists Provide Bt Corn Tips
11-23-11 - AgFax - Kraig Roozeboom
There’s a long, cold winter between now and the 2012 planting season, but corn growers are already planning for spring.


Picking a Lasting Poinsettia Takes Know-How
11-23-11 - Gardner Edge - Alan Stevens
Picking the best poinsettia comes down to knowing how to judge the plant's maturity and health.


K-State Research and Extension to Host Excel Spreadsheet Workshops
11-21-11 - KTIC Radio - Kevin Dhuyvetter
K-State Research and Extension will host day-long workshops in locations around Kansas to show agricultural producers how they can create and use the latest Excel spreadsheets available to manage their farming and ranching businesses.


Kansas Profile - Now That's Rural - Chris Sramek - HomeTown Prosperity
11-16-11 - Gardner Edge - Ron Wilson
"Changing the trend lines." For those of us who study graphs and charts depicting the demographic trends of rural Kansas, the thought of redirecting those trends positively is a remarkable achievement.


K-State researchers study using CRP land for biofuels
11-16-11 - Drovers Cattle Network - Keith Harmoney
Talk about a “green” idea -- using land taken out of agricultural production for conservation purposes and later using plant materials from it to produce biofuels, while retaining conservation benefits for the land.


K-State researchers study using CRP land for biofuels
11-16-11 - Ag Professional - Keith Harmoney
Talk about a “green” idea -- using land taken out of agricultural production for conservation purposes and later using plant materials from it to produce biofuels, while retaining conservation benefits for the land.


Kansas: Using CRP Land for Biomass Feedstock Production
11-16-11 - AgFax - Keith Harmoney
Talk about a “green” idea — using land taken out of agricultural production for conservation purposes and later using plant materials from it to produce biofuels, while retaining conservation benefits for the land.


Food Scientist Offers Tips for Choosing Turkey
11-15-11 - Gardner Edge - Karen Blakeslee
Shopping for a turkey sounds simple, but holiday cooks, and particularly first-time holiday hosts, can find labeling confusing, said Karen Blakeslee, K-State Research and Extension food scientist.


FACS agent hired for Ellis Co. Extension
11-13-11 - Hays Daily News - Stacey Warner
Linda Beech will join the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Ellis County office as a family and consumer sciences extension agent, effective Jan. 22.


K-State to host Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day
11-11-11 - High Plains Journal - Chelsea Tomascik
Jan. 7, 2012, is the date for the Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day to be held at Kansas State University's Weber Arena in Manhattan.


K-State Swine Day set for Nov. 17
11-11-11 - High Plains Journal - Lois Schreiner
Kansas State University will host Swine Day Nov. 17 at the K-State Alumni Center at 17th and Anderson Ave. in Manhattan.


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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