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Kansas 4-H Announces State Project Winners



The Kansas 4-H Youth Development Program has named the 2015 State 4-H Project Winners.
5/21/2015 8:00:00 AM


Kansas 4-H to Award Scholarships to 64 Students



The Kansas 4-H Foundation has selected 64 students to share more than $59,000 in scholarships, rewarding them for their dedication and leadership as Kansas 4-H members.
5/21/2015 8:00:00 AM


ADM and K-State Celebrate Continued Partnership



While agronomic characteristics and yield continue to be top priorities for the Kansas State University white wheat breeding program, baking quality has become equally important, thanks to a grant from ADM Milling.
5/14/2015 8:00:00 AM


Daniels Joins K-State Research and Extension as Community Vitality Specialist



With a goal of bringing the assets of Kansas State University to the people of Kansas, one of K-State Research and Extension’s newest hires will help bring university resources to Kansas communities.
5/12/2015 8:00:00 AM


Agroforestry Comes to Kansas May 20-21



Farming and ranching, economic viability, quality of life, conserving our natural resources and good stewardship for Kansas are all subjects for the upcoming Kansas Agroforestry Workshop May 20-21, in Topeka, Kansas.
5/11/2015 8:00:00 AM


A Tale of Two Rivers: Kansas, Missouri River Regions have Differences and Similarities



Like all residents, Pam Fortun cares about clean water coming out of the faucet. As a civil engineer with the fast-growing City of Overland Park, however, designing systems to avoid flash flooding, ensuring water quantity and quality, and minimizing runoff from new neighborhoods are also priorities for her.
5/7/2015 8:00:00 AM


After a Flood, Think Food Safety



Floods can be devastating in a variety of ways. They damage property and can leave lasting effects on communities. With cleaning up and reorganizing on the mind, consumers might not think about the consequences floodwater can have on foods.


5/6/2015 8:00:00 AM


BCI Graduate Student Receives Top Award at Premier Beef Nutrition Conference



Dan Frese, graduate student of the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University, was recognized for research conducted on cattle handling techniques at the Plains Nutrition Council (PNC) Spring Conference in San Antonio, Texas, in April.
5/5/2015 8:00:00 AM


Ready, Set, Grill: K-State Will Host Barbecue 101 Workshop June 6 in Arkansas City



Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for novice grillers and seasoned (pardon the pun) veterans alike, on Saturday, June 6 in Arkansas City. K-State specialists will cover the basics of grilling, smoking, and food safety, plus a unique perspective on the science of barbecuing.
5/5/2015 8:00:00 AM


Weather and Climate—What’s the Difference?



Weather and climate are often viewed as synonyms. Climate change is a highly publicized topic. With the popularity of these words and phrases, it can be confusing as to what they all mean and how they are intertwined.

4/30/2015 8:00:00 AM


Behind the Words: What Meat Labels Mean



Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly meat products.
4/30/2015 8:00:00 AM


Ready, Set, Grill: K-State Will Host Barbecue 101 Workshop May 30 in Hays



Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for novice grillers and seasoned (pardon the pun) veterans alike, on Saturday, May 30 in Hays. K-State specialists will cover the basics of grilling, smoking, and food safety, plus a unique perspective on the science of barbecuing.
4/27/2015 8:00:00 AM


2015 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Agriculture Play Audio



The 2015 Alumni Fellow for the K-State College of Agriculture:  Kansas native Jim Heinze, who used his K-State degree in landscape horticulture in forging a career as a top sales executive for the Toro Corporation, an international leader in industrial landscape maintenance equipment.

4/20/2015 7:00:00 PM


Wood Chips to Marinades: K-State’s Barbecue 101 Workshop Planned in Four Communities



Just in time for summer, Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for beginning and experienced grillers in four locations around the state.
4/13/2015 8:00:00 AM


K-State Researchers Win Prestigious Publication Award in Horticultural Education



Kimberly Williams, Kansas State University professor of greenhouse management, and former master’s student Joshua Craver have been named the American Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Education Publication Award winners. They will accept the award Aug. 4, 2015, at the ASHS Annual Conference in New Orleans.
4/9/2015 8:00:00 AM


All-University Open House this Saturday at K-State... Play Audio



K-State agriculture students Paige Druffel and Jordan Pieschl look ahead to the College of Agriculture activities planned for the 2015 All-University Open House this Saturday at K-State.

4/7/2015 7:00:00 PM


Ready, Set, Grill: K-State Will Host Barbecue 101 Workshop May 9 in Manhattan



Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for novice grillers and seasoned (pardon the pun) veterans alike, on Saturday, May 9 in Manhattan. K-State specialists will cover the basics of grilling, smoking, and food safety, plus a unique perspective on the science of barbecuing.
4/6/2015 8:00:00 AM


Understanding Adolescent Health Needs



Many health professionals across the United States are currently concentrating on the increased health needs of baby boomers, an aging population of individuals born in the 1940s through the 1960s. While health care for seniors is important, just as important are the health needs of the younger generation.
4/2/2015 8:00:00 AM


Greg Davis Awarded 2015 PLANET AEF Outstanding Educator of the Year



Greg Davis, Kansas State University associate professor of landscape design and undergraduate programs director for the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources, was honored as the 2015 PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (AEF) Outstanding Educator of the Year. He was presented this honor at the conclusion of the 39th annual Student Career Days in Raleigh, North Carolina March 15.
4/2/2015 8:00:00 AM


K-State’s College of Agriculture Celebrates Success and Looks Ahead to a Productive Future



Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture aims to be a top-five agricultural college in the United States by 2025, and in collaboration with K-State Research and Extension, it intends to continue serving as a global destination for education, research and extension. Reaching this feat not only would benefit the university, but it would benefit the citizens of Kansas and beyond with immediate solutions to needs in agricultural production.


4/1/2015 8:00:00 AM


Ready, Set, Grill: K-State Will Host Barbecue 101 Workshop May 2 in Olathe



Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for novice grillers and seasoned (pardon the pun) veterans alike, on Saturday, May 2 in Olathe. K-State specialists will cover the basics of grilling, smoking, and food safety, plus a unique perspective on the science of barbecuing.
3/30/2015 8:00:00 AM


Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers: Dewey and Carol Adams, Clay County Play Audio



The first in this week's series of interviews with the six Kansas farm couples who have been selected as Kansas Master Farmers/Master Farm Homemakers, class of 2014:  today, Dewey and Carol Adams of Clay County.
 

3/8/2015 7:00:00 PM


Last Call! Register for Cattleman’s Day at K-State... Play Audio



K-State beef cattle specialist Bob Weaber offers a final reminder about the 2015 Cattlemen's Day at K-State, set for this Friday, March 6th.  Register online right here.

3/1/2015 6:00:00 PM


A Wildcat in Africa... Play Audio



A K-State College of Agriculture alumnus and one of two Distinguished Young Alumni honored this year by Kansas State University, Corey Fortin, tells of his early-career experiences as an agriculture officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development in Uganda...he tells of his responsibilities in helping farmers in that country advance their crop production, and why that work is important from a global food perspective.

2/25/2015 6:00:00 PM


Coming to K-State: Testing Center for New Farm Equipment... Play Audio



K-State agricultural engineers Ed Brokesh and Dan Flippo talks about the creation of a new center at K-State that will serve as the national independent performance testing program for a wide array of off-road farm equipment, including high-tech sprayers and planting equipment....they explain how this new service will provide producers with third-party information they can use as they purchase new equipment and technology systems.

2/24/2015 6:00:00 PM


Kansas Profile -- Now That's Rural -- Liz Sosa, Part 2



Ron WilsonWhat do we do with our equipment after the electricity has temporarily been off? The answer is, we power up. Today in the conclusion of a two-part series, we’ll learn about a remarkable young woman who is giving leadership in various ways across the state – including a group known as PowerUps.
11/21/2013 8:00:00 AM


Tips to Minimize Storage Loss in Large Round Bales



Round Hay BaleWith the high price of hay in recent years, producers should do everything they can to protect their investment. One thing producers should look at in particular is their method of storing large round bales, said Doo-Hong Min, K-State Research and Extension crops and soils specialist.
11/20/2013 8:00:00 AM


Agronomy Students Excel at National Association Meeting



Several Kansas State University agronomy students earned honors and recognition at the 2013 American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America national meetings, Nov. 3-6, in Tampa, Fla.
11/18/2013 8:00:00 AM


"In The News" August 2012 Archive



Climate expert Browning-Garriss is featured speaker at K-State Beef Conference
8-1-12 - Midwest Producer - Larry Hollis
Drought conditions coupled with record-breaking heat are forcing difficult management decisions on beef operations across the country this summer.
1/31/2013 8:00:00 AM


"In the News" June 2012 Archive



Knowledge for Life: You can become a food master at extension class
6-1-12 - Leavenworth Times - Denise Sullivan
If you enjoy food, love to cook, are interested in nutrition, and want to "master" your culinary skills while enhancing the nutritional status of our community, then the Master Food Volunteer Program might just be for you.
1/31/2013 8:00:00 AM