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News and Communication Services and K-State Research and Extension develop Kansas State University-centric stories that relate to the Global Food Systems Initiative. Visit our news archives for more about Kansas State University's role in global food systems. 


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Study: Higher concentrations of zinc improves cattle feed efficiency
Feeding trials indicate that supplementing zinc to finishing cattle diets could result in an increase of $25 in total carcass value.

Agriculture leads: Kansas State University's College of Agriculture continues to help sustain the university and state's largest industry
Dean John Floros presented his third annual State of the College of Agriculture address April 5.

Kansas State University wheat in-depth diagnostic school set for May 17-18
Colby is the site for research updates and field demonstrations.

U.S.-China Center for Animal Health selects new Chinese students pre-vet studies
Program prepares students for admission to universities that are partners in the program.

9 things to know about animal vaccine development from Kansas State University experts
Three Kansas State University scientists share nine things you need to know about animal vaccine development.

Biologists find key to myxoma virus/rabbit coevolution
Biologists find a molecular explanation for myxoma virus/rabbit coevolution in Australia.

High school students help feed hungry people with 'Grains for Hope'
Sabetha students prepare nutritious food for people in Mozambique

Kansas State University part of $317 million research partnership
Initiative seeks technological revolutions in fibers and textiles

Producers battle herd health issues following SC Kansas wildfire
Anderson Creek fire burned approximately 400,000 acres March 22-25

Kansas State University staking claim as pet food research leader
Pet food contributes $7 billion to Kansas economy

Cover Crop Field Day set for May 13 at K-State HB Ranch near Hays
Researchers will discuss cover crop management options in dryland wheat-based systems.

Weak Internet connectivity in rural areas hindering agricultural production
Slow Internet speeds make data difficult to transfer in the field.

Agricultural mobile apps provide in-the-field support for producers
A K-State crop production specialist compiled a list of apps that can benefit farmers and ranchers in a variety of ways.

Kansas State University team part of $10M grant to study the Ogallala Aquifer
Four-year project will address agricultural sustainability on the aquifer

Kansas State University and Kansas beef industry to host anaplasmosis meeting in Salina
The day is designed to educate and plan a coordinated effort to control the crippling disease in Kansas.

A Day of Learning: Food security engagement symposium is April 4
Event will help us think innovatively and act collaboratively to address household food security

Temperatures below freezing may be a concern for some Kansas wheat
Minimum air temperatures across Kansas dipped well below freezing March 19 and 20

Certain food labeling and marketing claims can be misleading
Food safety expert explains how such terms as 'natural' and 'healthy' aren't regulated.

 

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