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Saving the Lesser Prairie Chicken: What Landowners Should Know

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The recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement, listing the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, brings to mind how agricultural producers, livestock ranchers and those with land enrolled in CRP could be affected.
4/17/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Kansas State Professor Leads Group Making Recommendations on Climate Change Mitigation

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Changing agricultural practices and ending food waste around the world are among recommendations made by scientists charged with looking at ways to mitigate global climate change. The scientists were authors who contributed to a report by the...
4/17/2014 10:00 AM EDT

What’s on the Consumer’s Mind?

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A recent nationwide online survey of U.S. consumers by Kansas State University found that freshness and safety were the most important values consumers placed on buying popular livestock products, including milk, ground beef, beef steak and chicken...
2/12/2014 11:00 AM EST

Moms Favor Daughters in Dairy Study

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Sorry, boys. In the end, mothers favor daughters – at least when it comes to Holstein dairy cows and how much milk they produce for their offspring, according to a new study by Kansas State University and Harvard University researchers. The...
1/23/2014 10:00 AM EST

Part 2: Beta-Agonists, the Environment and Cattle Feed Intake

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FDA-approved beta-agonists in cattle feed are widely used to help feedlot cattle efficiently produce more lean muscle, but one beta-agonist, Zilmax, was voluntarily suspended by its manufacturer due to animal welfare concerns. K-State researchers...
1/14/2014 12:00 PM EST

Part 1: Beta-Agonists, the Environment and Cattle Fatigue

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FDA-approved beta-agonists in cattle feed are widely used to help feedlot cattle efficiently produce more lean muscle, but one beta-agonist, Zilmax, was voluntarily suspended by its manufacturer due to animal welfare concerns. K-State researchers...
1/14/2014 11:00 AM EST

U.S. Malaria Cases Increase with International Travel

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Kansas State University researchers are looking for new ways to fight malaria through mosquito control. In 2011, 1,925 malaria cases were reported in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This number is the...
12/6/2013 11:00 AM EST

Read with Your Children, Not to Them

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Reading with your child is the key to building a child’s literacy skills. Emergent literacy begins at birth and continues through preschool and kindergarten. Learning is unbelievably powerful in early childhood development, according to Bradford...
9/12/2013 10:00 AM EDT

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"What Can We Learn About Aging from China?"

A specialist on aging and adult development shares observations about how Chinese families care for -- and interact with -- older adults.
8/20/2008 12:25 PM EDT

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