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  • Scours in Beef Calves Prevalent this Spring
  • Released: April 15, 2014

    Although many beef producers experienced more than the usual number of hypothermia cases in calves born this year due to several days of sub-zero temperatures, scours is still the No. 1 neonatal calf disease producers will fight year after year, according to K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek.


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  • Innovative Workshop Held on Crop Improvement Technologies
  • Released: April 08, 2014

    High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of research, is key to achieving progress in crop improvements.  And in order to make future advancements, there is a need for training graduate students and scientists in this emerging field.


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  • Childhood Obesity Research: Lessons from the Field
  • Released: March 31, 2014

    Turn on the TV or open the morning newspaper—news of the U.S. obesity rate and the health problems associated with being obese or overweight are everywhere. A recent study reported in the media said that the obesity rate for young children, ages 2 to 5, has dropped 43 percent in the last decade. Still, other reports have said the rate has declined but not that much, has stayed the same or might even be up in different age groups.


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  • Severe Weather Season Part 1: Understanding the Storms
  • Released: March 27, 2014

    Fifty-six tornadoes were reported in Kansas last year, which made it the quietest year for tornadoes since 1994. According to the National Weather Service, only five of the tornadoes ranked as strong, violent tornadoes. There was one injury and no deaths.

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