Several features from the 100th Beef Research Roundup at K-State's Agricultural Research Center at Hays last Thursday:
The head of the Agricultural Research Center at Hays, Bob Gillen, reflects on some of the many beef research breakthroughs accomplished at the center over the last century. See more
More than 30 years ago, a grassroots effort that involved many people in the beef industry led to the development of a training program that provided beef producers with proper management techniques. The program, first titled âBeef Safety Assuranceâ and now called âBeef Quality Assuranceâ or BQA, helps raise consumer confidence in beef production.
Wheat in the jointing stage becomes sensitive to freeze damage at 26 to27 degrees Fahrenheit. However, wheat prior to jointing is not likely to be affected by frost or freeze according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
One hundred years ago, nearly half of Americans lived on farms, and most of the food bought and eaten was produced locally. For many foods, availability was dictated by the growing season. Today, only about one percent of Americans live on working farms, and food routinely travels many miles before it reaches our local markets.
Chiefs center Rodney Hudson addresses the media on day one of the teams offseason program.
Missouri defeated Wichita State, 5-4, on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium in "The National College Baseball Hall of Fame Classic at The K." Dillon Everett hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning.
Since joining the Royals, James Shields has become quite the happy traveling troubadour with a dozen victories away from Kansas City. His latest win came over the Indians, 8-2, with Mike Moustakas pounding a three-run homer on a chilly Tuesday night at Progressive Field.