Wheat: K-State Scientists Earn 2020 Gene Stewardship Award Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists working on the Kansas State University campus are part of a national team that has earned praise for its pioneering work in building sturdy […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Increasingly Turn to Non-Traditional Lenders – Podcast Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
A Kansas State University agricultural economist says that non-traditional lenders are becoming a bigger part of doing business in farm country. Jenny Ifft spoke recently at the Risk and Profit […]

Wheat: Kansas Gene Editing Project Teams Up with Canadian University Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
Kansas State University officials say a $650,000 grant from the USDA”s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has spurred a partnership with a Canadian university to improve wheat using genome editing technology. […]

Soybeans: K-State Leads Effort to Develop Heat Stress-Resilient Varieties Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
On a recent summer morning, a team of students and scientists worked quietly, row by row in a research field, thinning soybean seedling plants by hand and saving the strongest […]

Kansas: Researchers Ask Farmers to Complete Weed Challenge Survey Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Every year Kansas farmers wage a silent but persistent battle with weeds that rob their crops of valuable moisture and nutrients in the soil and reduce crop yields. Compounding the […]

Ag Labs Open For Business…With Modifications – DTN Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Amid coronavirus-related lockdowns, most states and university administrations have deemed soil and plant diagnostic testing laboratories as “essential” services, able to remain open to accept samples from farmers and scientists […]

Soybeans: Research Project Aims to Maintain Protein as Yields Increase Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher is on the hunt for ways to improve the quality of soybean seeds so that the crop continues to maintain high levels of protein as […]

Farm Business: Commodity Market Anxiety – “Follow Your Business Plan” Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
A Kansas State University farm analyst says his phone has been ringing frequently as the state’s farmers and ranchers flood him with questions about the recent drop in commodity markets. […]

Farm Crops Lose Water During Hot Nights, Says Study Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher whose work is helping to redefine the way that farmers and plant breeders view the impact of night-time temperatures on farm crops has been recognized […]

Microplastics Harmful to Farm Crops – Study Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
A Kansas State University crop physiologist has found that plastic products have an adverse effect on land-based organisms, such as farm crops. Mary Beth Kirkham, University Distinguished Professor in agronomy […]

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