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K-State in the news today

The top stories mentioning Kansas State University. 
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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Can KanMark improve your yields?
8/29/16 Morning Ag Clips
The Kansas Wheat Alliance released KanMark, a hard red winter wheat variety, in 2014. Since then, it has positively impacted farmers’ yields in the central and western plains. The Kansas Wheat Alliance is a not-for-profit organization formed by wheat producers, researchers, and seed marketers with the goal of maximizing value for wheat farmers by promoting responsible management of new wheat varieties developed by Kansas State University and other wheat-breeding programs.

Drones help Indian farmers fight rising stripe rust crisis
8/29/16 The Quint
Many heads turned when drones started hovering over the expansive farmlands of Kansas. It was not a military exercise. Researchers at Kansas State University were using drones for a very different purpose — to develop a climate-resilient wheat variety that can combat rising heat and drought. The same drones with enhanced equipment are now flying over the wheat fields of Punjab, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Kansas is known as the wheat basket of the United States, a distinction associated with Punjab in India.

Moran: 'No excuses — Zika demands a solution'
8/29/16 Hays Post
The good news is that medical experts are hard at work developing a vaccine to restrict Zika’s spread and a treatment to alleviate its effects. This includes the Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) at Kansas State University in Manhattan.


Kansas State University on TV

KSNT (NBC) Topeka, KS

Susan Nelson, veterinarian and clinical associate professor at Kansas State University shares signs of heat exhaustion in animals, and how to protect them when outside during the dog days of summer.

KGAN-IOW (CBS)

Iowa City, IA

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Eugene Vasserman, on best practices for a secure password. 

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