K-State names Schuh to lead agricultural research

Longtime North Dakota faculty member impressed with state’s reputation in agriculture By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jane Schuh, a longtime and decorated faculty member at North Dakota State University, has been selected to lead the research program in Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture. Schuh is a veteran […]

K-State research uncovers method to detect liver abscesses in cattle

MANHATTAN — Two Kansas State University researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine recently found that biochemicals unique to liver abscesses could be used as biomarkers in live cattle to detect liver abscesses.“Cattle with liver abscesses do not exhibit clinical signs, and the abscesses are detected only during processing,” said Raghavendra Amachawadi, associate professor of food animal […]

Rep. Mann and House Ag Chairman Thompson Hosting Kansas Food & Agriculture Listening Session

Rep. Mann Hosting Kansas Food & Agriculture Listening Session with House Agriculture Committee  Chairman ‘GT’ Thompson MANHATTAN, KS – On Tuesday, May 2, U.S. Representative Tracey Mann (KS-01) will host U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) in Kansas to meet with local farmers, ranchers, agricultural producers, and leaders in Kansas agriculture.   RSVP […]

Cattle Chat: Raising beef sustainably

K-State cattle experts explain how cattle producers can best manage their resources By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   MANHATTAN, Kan. — When making a recipe, the quality of the ingredients and how they are managed in the cooking process can have an impact on the palatability of the final dish.   […]

Drought conditions increase potential for wheat disease and insects

By Gail Ellis STILLWATER, Okla. – Wheat harvest is two months away, and some of this year’s crop will be affected by not only drought conditions but also disease and insects. On a recent episode of SUNUP, the agriculture television show of Oklahoma State University Extension, two specialists discussed the challenges producers could face during the next couple […]

Cattle Chat: Caring for the heifers at calving

K-State cattle experts share tips for success during calving season. By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. — When starting a family, first-time mothers tend to experience longer labors than those who’ve given birth before. In much the same way, heifers need to be managed differently than cows at calving time, […]