K-State Research and Extension

legislative report>Cover, 2011

Making a Difference

legislative report>BRI buttonResearch done for the Department of Defense to detect pathogens and protect military personnel at home and abroad can help lower the 76 million cases of foodborne diseases, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. Click here to read the full story

 

legislative report>Wheat ButtonMultiple diseases affect Kansas wheat production every year. In 2010, diseases caused a loss of 13.6 percent or 58.1 million bushels valued at more than $290 million.
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legislative report>Diabetes ButtonIn the last year, six southwestern Kansas agents contacted more than 8,000 Kansans and provided 37,500 hours of education. Click here to read the full story

  

 

 

legislative report>Stocker Button

If one million cattle increase in value by $20 to $40 during the short time they are in a stocker producer’s hands, that adds an average of $30 million to the Kansas economy.
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