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Genetics

Crop Scientists looking for ways to beat the heat

Kansas State University researchers are growing more than 300 cultivars of wheat in heat-controlled tents in order to test the effect of nighttime temperatures on the yield and quality of the crop K-State builds first-ever facility to test effect of high nighttime temperatures on wheat MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a small circuit board, barely the size of …

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Marketing

Secretary Perdue Statement on Disaster and Trade-Related Assistance

(June 10, 2019 – Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement on disaster and trade-related assistance:   “Whether it’s because of natural disasters or unfair retaliatory tariffs, farmers across the country are facing significant challenges and tough decisions on their farms and ranches. Last month, immediately upon China reneging …

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Management

Farming with Family through the Tough Times

– Christine Gelley, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Noble County, OSU Extension There are days where every farmer wonders what they got themselves into. Days where the work ahead is overwhelming, the kids are sick, the cows are calving, your 4×4 is stuck in the mud, and to top it off, you are running low on …

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