Swine veterinarian Steve Dritz and veterinary researcher Sue Nitikanchana of K-State have the story on the new disease issue that has emerged for the U.S. pork industry, called porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV...what it is and the pig losses it can cause, how it can spread rapidly, and what hog producers need to be doing in response to its discovery. See more
It is essential to treat weeds to reduce the competition to desired plants in a field or pasture according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County.
Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted are fields on May 15 to prepare this week's field scouting report.
Reliever Kelvin Herrera, who has had rough going this season, was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday. Louis Coleman, another right-hander, was recalled to take his bullpen spot.
After a 17-10 start, the Royals' lack of hitting has dropped them below .500, but they are still third in the AL in team ERA. If the offense performs at just an adequate level, this will be a winning team by season's end.