Although complex diseases, viruses and infections are often the health main concern cattlemen worry about, sometimes the simplest and smallest organisms that have been a nuisance since the dawn of time can wreak havoc on a herd of cattle without the producer even realizing it. Read more
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Swap the shopping centers for scenic views this Black Friday, as Kansas state parks will once again waive entrance fees as part of the nationwide #OptOutside initiative. All 28 of Kansas’ state parks are participating in an effort to get families and friends outdoors and enjoying nature.
USDA’s latest Cattle on Feed report, released Nov. 20, shows the number of animals on feed as of November 1 is higher than it was this time last year. The report provides monthly estimates of the number of cattle being fed for slaughter. For the report, USDA surveys feedlots of 1,000 head or more, as this represents 85% of all fed cattle. Cattle feeders provide data on inventory, placements, marketings and other disappearance.
In a paper published Nov. 25 in Nature, Kansas State University researchers, in collaboration with the international 10+ Genome Project led by the University of Saskatchewan, have announced the complete genome sequencing of 15 wheat varieties representing breeding programs around the world—a…
Dustin Aherin, animal protein vice president and analyst for Rabo AgriFinance, says understanding beef supply-chain dynamics will help cattlemen predict what the future holds. This video news is provided by Certified Angus Beef LLC and the American Angus Association. Visit www.CABcattle.com …
A few weeks ago my co-worker proposed a story idea to me for one of her upcoming covers. She told me of her social media post asking for people’s experiences regarding childcare in rural areas. I went and read the responses and really wasn’t shocked by the number of people who had trouble finding appropriate care for their children.
The familiar smells of cooking Thanksgiving dinner waft through the air each November, wrapping us all in the shared memories of time spent together. Whether it’s a warm, soft roll on the side of the plate or cutting into a pie with the perfect crust, wheat’s place at our family dinner tables makes it no surprise November is also National Bread Month.
Cooler weather calls for comfort foods, and it’s hard to top risotto for a heartwarming dish to share with the family on chilly days.
Time is of the essence in many kitchens across the country, especially during this busy season when everything seems to happen at once. Whether it’s in-person or virtual school responsibilities, extracurricular activities, work deadlines or family obligations leaving you with less time, creating delicious and nourishing meals for loved ones that you can be proud of doesn’t have to take up …
The death of Barry Flinchbaugh, the agricultural policy expert at Kansas State University, was difficult news in a difficult year.
I can still remember the smell of the old school house. Old, yet not musty. History enveloped my lungs as I followed my parents into the building where our little country "community" would hold family events and Halloween parties. This time it was for the election. My first time voting.
From filling dinners to favorite desserts, comfort foods can bring smiles to friendly faces. As temperatures drop, lean on recipes that add flavor and bring warming scents to your kitchen.