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Monday, June 5, 2023
This Forgotten Grain With Astounding Resilience Could Help Enable A Climate-Friendly Diet
Because the market is not as large, millets are not as well-known as other crops in the United States. Ram Perumal, the head of Kansas State University's millet breeding program, said millets don't get the same level of federal protection as corn and soybeans. "Those are all cash crops: They have insurance; the prices; the market is there; commodity grant support is there," he said.
*K-State Research Uncovers Method to detect Liver Abscesses in Cattle
Two Kansas State University researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine recently found that biochemicals unique to liver abscesses could be used as biomarkers in live cattle to detect liver abscesses.
USDA grant expands data-sharing initiative that reveals swine disease trends
The initiative started with the labs at Iowa State and the University of Minnesota, collecting testing data for one pathogen. Now the consortium has five members – including the state-run lab in Ohio and labs at South Dakota State University and Kansas State University – and tracks seven pathogens, with breakdowns by location, age, farm type and specimen type. The anonymous data is designed for spotting macrotrends and can’t be tracked back to particular producers or labs.
*K-State's Steel Bridge team takes second place in regional competition
The Kansas State University's Steel Bridge team took second place in the regional competition and moves on to compete in the national competition.
*Two K-State scholars to travel to Spain, South Africa to fulfill education abroad
Two Kansas State University scholarship recipients will travel to Spain and South Africa to fulfill education abroad. Kansas State University announced Haley Schwartz and Rachel Sebesta received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Schwartz is a senior in entrepreneurship and innovation from Olathe. Sebesta is a senior in agricultural education from Wilson.
*McCain schedule includes Clay Aiken, Buddy Guy and 'Pretty Woman' musical, among others
6/2/2023 The Mercury
K-State's McCain Performance Series has announced its upcoming season, which includes renowned musicians, Broadway musicals, magic, acrobats and more.
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