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K-State in the news today

Read some of today's top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xls) with all of the day's news stories. 

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Friday, May 20, 2022

National/International

Miscanthus grass is shifting the paradigm for pet food fiber
5/19/22 Pet Food Processing
Research conducted by Kansas State University found Miscanthus fiber performed on par with powdered cellulose from a functional nutrition perspective, in palatability and during processing. The University of Illinois also conducted research showing that Miscanthus fiber can offer gut health benefits for pets when combined with beet pulp or tomato pomace fibers.

State/Regional

Farmers feeling financial squeeze from rising fuel, fertilizer prices
5/19/22 KSHB
"Those fuel costs are going to be passed onto consumers. And if you’re not already paying higher prices, you’re going to be because of those shipping costs," warned Dr. Gregg Ibendahl with Kansas State University.

Ibendahl said an economic downturn because of COVID-19 and inflation are factors behind higher prices. However, there is some good news. While farmers are paying more for fuel and fertilizer, crops like Gaskill's soybeans are selling higher.

Local

Taking care of your horses this spring
5/19/22 KSNT
Dr. Katie Delph Miller with the Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University stopped by to tell us about her role as a specialist in equine internal medicine and offer advice for horse owners this spring.

Spring 2022 Fort Riley combined graduation honors recent graduates
5/19/22 WIBW
Fort Riley partners with seven colleges – including K-State – central Michigan – and Barton and Hutchinson community colleges – to offer both on-post and online degree programs. Since not everyone can attend the ceremonies at schools far away, the post wanted to be sure to recognize their efforts.


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