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Everest wheat still No. 1 in Kansas

Everest, a wheat variety developed in Manhattan by K-State Research and Extension breeder Allan Fritz, is the leading variety in Kansas for the second year in a row.

Released by K-State in 2009, Everest led again with 15.8 percent of total planted acreage, according to the 2015 "Kansas Wheat Varieties" report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

See K-State Wheat Variety and Everest Hard Red Winter Wheat.

Get ready to save this year

Kansans can challenge themselves to increase their savings by participating
in the 2015 America Saves Week Financial Challenge. This free, five-week program — open to anyone who enrolls online — runs through Saturday,
March 28.

For more information, see Setting Goals and http://bit.ly/MoneyChallenge2015.

New platform highlights
KAES research reports

Research reports from the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station are now available on a new platform.

KAES Research Reports highights work from researchers around the state in beef and dairy cattle, swine, meat science, plant pathology, sorghum and wheat breeding, cropping systems, irrigation engineering, cover crops, weed science, entomology, range management, turfgrass, and other areas.

Also, follow @KAESRR on Twitter.

Aging with Attitude coming April 24

K-State Research and Extension’s Southeast Area Office, along with other educational sponsors, will present the Aging with Attitude Regional Expo on Friday, April 24, in Pittsburg.
Participants will delve into such topics as aging and humor, mental wellness, offering comfort after a loss, Medicare, oral health, and nutrition, among others. Registration of $15 per person is due April 13 and includes lunch, refreshments, prizes, and a resource fair.
For more information and registration see Aging with Attitude.

New Publications in the KSRE Bookstore

 S125-Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas
 	MF3046-Kansas Sorghum Management 2015
MF3154-Kansas Soybean Management 2015
Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas