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Noteworthy

 

Agronomy

Jianming Yu and colleagues published "Applications of Linkage Disequilibrium and Association Mapping in Crop Plants," Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement, Vol 1: Genomics Approaches and Platforms, edited by R. Varshney and R. Tuberosa.

Apparel, textiles and interior design

Migette L. Kaup, Barbara G. Anderson and Peggy L. Honey published "Interior Design Education Within a Human Ecological Framework," Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, Vol. 99, No. 2.

Clinical sciences

Dan Thomson presented "The Use of SRP Technology to Decrease E. Coli Shedding in Cattle" National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Food Safety Summit, March 4-5, Dallas.

Thomson also presented "People and Cattle: Future Issues for the Beef Industry," and "Management of Newly Received Cattle," March 6-7, Iowa State University.

Thomson also presented "Facility Evaluation in a Commercial Feedyard," "Treating Cattle Suffering from Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in a Commercial Feedyard," "Hospital Pen Management," "Case Report: IBR/BVD Outbreak in a Commercial Feedyard," "Development of Bilingual Training Modules for Feedyard Employees" and "Training a Culturally Diverse Workforce in Commercial Feedyards," North American Veterinary Conference, Jan. 18-19, Orlando, Fla.

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Mike Apley presented "Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Food Animals" American Veterinary Medical Association, Feb. 22-23, New Orleans.

Apley also presented to the Cattlemen’s College on "Beef Cattle Therapy: Planning Your Work and Working Your Plan" at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Feb. 6-8, Reno, Nev.

The following K-State faculty presented at the Western States Veterinary Conference, Feb. 17-21, Las Vegas:

Thomson, "Investigation of a Disease Outbreak in a Feedyard," "Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus: Testing Options and Economics," "Weaning Calf Nutrition" and "Natural Versus Conventionally Fed Cattle."

David Biller, "Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract," "Clinical Utility of the Right Intercostal Scan Plane," "Ultrasound of the Emergency and Critical Care Patient" and "Ultrasound of the Non-Cardiac Thorax."

Management

Marne Arthaud-Day was appointed to the editorial review board for the Academy of Management Review starting in July 2008.

Sociology, anthropology and social work

Gerad Middendorf and colleague published the book "The Fight Over Food: Producers, Consumers and Activists Challenge the Global Food System," Penn State University Press, 2008.