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March 2016 News  

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

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.

Kansas State University, Texas Tech to conduct beef cattle production medicine research
Researchers are collaborating on a feedlot cattle production and health research study.

K-State's Beef Cattle Institute to host International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare
Temple Grandin among those who will speak June 8-10 in Manhattan.

National Agricultural Biosecurity Center project aims to help states improve disaster preparedness
NABC helps plan for agricultural emergency management.

Kansas State University specialist is part of new regional center for food safety training
K-State's Nwadike will join Iowa State in business-focused effort.

Kansas State University seeks innovate startup ideas for Launch a Business program
For the third year, the program is accepting applications from Kansas-based startups.

Researchers develop coatings to reduce ham mites, protect ozone layer
A Kansas State University entomologist has helped develop new methods to keep mites away from dry-cured hams.

Early spring-like temperatures welcome for all but the wheat
While many are enjoying being outdoors, this early warm spell has raised concerns for winter wheat across the state.

Being mindful in eating habits can contribute to a healthier lifestylePracticing mindful eating can be much more beneficial to your health than restricting your diet.

Kansas State University researchers uncover expansion of lone star ticks in Kansas; model identifies climate change as significant factor
Kansas State University researchers have found habitats suitable for lone star tick populations in Kansas are growing.