K-State veterinarian Dan Thomson reports on the latest research initiatives on beta-agonist use in cattle finishing rations, in the wake of the zilpaterol issue: Â he and colleagues are drawing comparisons to a similar condition discovered several years ago in pigs, and are attempting to sort out all the factors that may be contributing to ambulatory concerns in cattle at packing plants. See more
The Kansas State University Crops Team recently captured the title of national champion for the fifth year in a row. K-State teams have now won the crops contest championship in 12 of the past 15 years.
The first proceeds are coming in from an effort rolled out in the spring of 2013 to encourage the donation of used vehicles and farm equipment to Greene County Extension.
Missouri 4-H was the 9th overall team at the 2013 North American International Livestock Exposition Youth Dairy Judging Contest held Nov. 10, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky, according to Karla Deaver, a University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development specialist. There were 23 teams in the youth division of the contest.
Summer was selected to represent the Chiefs at the 2014 Pro Bowl
Team's focus turns to Oakland in Week 15
It's Raider week, but more importantly, a divisional AFC West game for the Chiefs. The Voice, Mitch Holthus, discusses the Chiefs recent woes versus their divisional foes and how the Chiefs aren't the only team in the AFC West that has new leadership at the top in an old school division.
Speculation about second baseman Omar Infante and the Royals spiked upward on Wednesday as the Winter Meetings headed toward a conclusion. At the top of the Royals' current depth chart at second base is Emilio Bonifacio, who did a fine job for them late last season.
The Royals' pitching staff led the American League this year with a 3.45 ERA, the first time that's happened since 1986. The bullpen's ERA of 2.55 was the best in the franchise's 45-year history. So it's no wonder that when general manager Dayton Moore discusses deals with other clubs at the Winter Meetings, he's very protective of his pitchers.