K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth advises soybean growers about the potential threat of soybean aphid feeding in their fields...he talks about treatment strategies, potentially in combination with control measures for soybean podworms, bean leaf beetles and other pests. See more
A walk through the woods, a fishing trip, or an evening playing in the yard with your children are situations with the potential to encounter dozens, even hundreds of blood-sucking pests known as ticks. Ticks can be a problem year-round, but they pose the most threat in warmer summer months. These disease carriers could be harmful to humans and pets alike.
The 2014 "Southwest Missouri Goat and Sheep Browsing and Grazing Academy" will be held at the Crowder College Agriculture Department in Neosho on Sept. 12-13. The conference starts at 2 p.m. on Friday and ends at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
University of Missouri Extension's class on "Four Season Gardening" will be offered to the public starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 as part of the "Organic Gardening Academy". There is a per person fee for the class of $20.
Chiefs reporter BJ Kissel highlights Chiefs practice
It's been 29 years since the Royals last enjoyed baseball's postseason. No sense getting in a hurry right now. Manager Ned Yost certainly isn't. He is enjoying what has happened in the last month, but he knows better than to start thinking about what could transpire in the next month.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez will go for an MRI on his sore right knee Thursday after he was a late scratch for Wednesday's series finale against the Rockies.