K-State, Kansas Corn Set Schedule for Annual Kansas Corn School

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS – A popular educational series that provides training and updated information for corn producers in the Midwest is scheduled to kick off in January.   K-State Research and Extension agronomist Ignacio Ciampitti said registration is now open for the 2023 Kansas Corn School, […]

‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement Campaign Kicks into High Gear Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Topeka,KS. – The Kansas Department of Transportation is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to raise awareness of its “Click It or Ticket” campaign during the busy Thanksgiving weekend. Law enforcement agencies will have an increased presence on roadways to check for speeders, seat belt use, and any […]

Calving Schools Planned

Manhattan, KS– In anticipation of calving season, Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry and K-State Research and Extension are planning on a series of calving schools in January. The program will outline overall calving management that includes stages of the normal calving process as well as tips to handle difficult calving situations. A.J. Tarpoff, […]

K-State Veterinarian Offers Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain in Pets

Manhattan, KS— The holiday season is filled with hearty, delicious food, visiting with friends and family, decreased physical activity, busy schedules and weight gain. According to a Kansas State University veterinarian,  it is also a time for our family pets to gain weight as well. According to Susan Nelson, clinical professor at the university’s Veterinary […]

Can Fig Trees Grow in Kansas?

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— Figs aren’t a popular fruit to grow in Kansas, but Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham says it can be done. More hardy varieties can withstand the state’s cold winters and produce fruit by the following fall, he notes.   “Most fig […]

Governor Kelly and KDHE Ask Kansans to Use Antibiotics Wisely

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly proclaimed Nov. 18-24 as Use Antibiotics Wisely Week in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is asking health care providers and Kansans to use antibiotics wisely to help protect them from the growing threat of antibiotic resistance (AR). This weeklong observance led by the Centers for Disease […]

FHSU Honors Veterans Through Gift Match Fundraising Effort

By: FHSU Foundation Hays, KS. – Each November, Americans pay tribute to veterans across the country who have served honorably for the freedom and safety of our citizens. To further efforts to help veterans, Fort Hays State University has joined the Heart of America Patriot Foundation to raise awareness and funding for the dependents of […]