Kansas State University in cooperation with Merck Animal Health recognized Kendall Lock of Triangle H as the recipient of the "Top Hand" award at the 2016 Milling and Maintenance Session of the K-State Cattle Feeders College held May 24 in Garden City, Kansas.
Kansas State University Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Pat Bosco has selected 16 Kansas State University students for the Dean of Student Life Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.
Each year the Better Business Bureau gets thousands of inquiries from consumers about home security systems. Everyone wants to feel safe in their home and dishonest companies use this knowledge to their advantage. Your BBB has the following advice for homeowners who may become targets of home security system rip-offs.
The Mississippi Kites are here! These beautiful birds get a lot of bad press and pressure because they are one of the most territorial birds in our area. Their big mistake is that they assume humans are a threat to their nests or kids. They dive bomb people with a lot of energy and actually will touch a hat or someone's hair or scalp when they ride by on a bike or walk in the area. They have a penetrating call when they attack and scare us to death. The game wardens and I get lots of these calls ...
The warm temperatures and sunny days are ripening the wheat, and it will be ready to harvest very soon. The wheat crop is looking to be very good this year, and much better than expected a few months ago. With so many excellent fields out there, producers may be interested in entering a variety into the Barton County Market wheat show for the County Fair.
Alden store owner Paula Royer had more arts-and-crafts merchandise than she knew what to do with, then she remembered a connection made several years earlier through her longtime friend Bob Bethell. Six years ago, he had put the previous owner of Prairie Flower Crafts, Sara Sleeper, in contact with Tammy Hammond, founder and executive director of Rosewood Services. As an employee of the popular Alden store back then, Royer was involved in organizing that first delivery to Rosewood. Then three years ago, as new owner of Prairie Flower Crafts, Royer donated even more craft items to Rosewood.
It's been called a "step back in time," a local resource for hardware and materials, and a lifesaver when somebody is in a jam. It's a small town Kansas lumberyard which now has new life under local ownership.
Two Kansas State University beef cattle researchers are developing a prevention program for fatigued cattle syndrome. The syndrome, which has the potential to cause mobility issues in feedlot cattle stressed during the end of the feeding period, was identified through research at the university in 2014 that was funded by a grant from Merck Animal Health.
Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its current competitive grant cycle. Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well-being of youth; however, limited funds are available for: arts and culture, services for the indigent, health and human services, nutrition and physical activity, community education and development, community improvement, and public health.
First, combines are rolling in Kansas and early reports are promising with good yields, test weights and protein levels. The rains and relatively mild weather allowed wheat to maximize filling and mature instead of dying, provided diseases didn't interfere. The forecasted rains could slow down progress and lower test weights. Now back to cover crops.