20 min ago
Mahoney analyzes Pat Roberts ads against Greg Orman
A new poll in the Kansas race for the U.S. Senate shows Independent Greg Orman with a lead over three-term incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. The Public Policy Polling survey has Orman with a 7 point lead.
2 hrs ago
Entomologist Says Expect More Spiders Inside as Weather Turns Cooler
MANHATTAN, Kansas - This is the time of year when the Kansas State University entomology department receives a lot of calls. The question most asked: Why am I getting so many spiders in my house? "Insects move inside the house seeking warmer temperatures," said Jeff Whitworth, assistant professor of entomology.
6 hrs ago
Health News Digest
Eggs from Backyard Chickens Pose Potential Consumption Problems
Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don't know about your chickens could hurt you or others. Ronette Gehring, associate professor of veterinary pharmacology at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine and regional director of the Midwest branch of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank, or FARAD, says that owners need to be aware of potential drug residues in eggs from backyard chickens that might be or have been on medication.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Concept of Time May Predict Impulsive Behavior, Research Finds
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Obesity, gambling, substance abuse and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are just some disorders that have been linked to impulsive behavior, but the factors contributing to that impulsivity are still a mystery. Research from Kansas State University suggests that understanding the concept of time could predict an individual's impulsive choices.
Pinnacle acquires Kansas-based Cedar Ridge Supply
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC has acquired Cedar Ridge Supply, LLC. Cedar Ridge Supply will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture brand. Located in Hays, Kan., Cedar Ridge Supply is a family-owned wholesale dealer of agricultural chemicals.
Highlights From Beef Today's Inaugural Cowboy College
Nearly 140 beef producers from 17 states assembled in Omaha during the Beef Today Cowboy College held Sept. 9-10, 2014.
American Royal Announces 2014 Royal Scholars
AMERICAN ROYAL ANNOUNCES 2014 ROYAL SCHOLARS Sep. 15, 2014 Source: American Royal Association news release The American Royal Association was pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 American Royal Scholars at the 12th Annual American Royal Business and Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 in Kemper Arena. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for outstanding college students to advocate the food and fiber industry and the American Royal.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Westboro Baptist Church Aims to Take On Gay Modern Family Actors
ABC's hit television comedy Modern Family has been a godsend for the gay community. Finally all of straight America gets to see what much of it has known for a long time: many of us know a gay couple, and they are no different from the rest of us.
Northeast Kansas happenings
Citywide garage sales are scheduled Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20, in Osage City and Saturday, Sept.
Run Honors Dean, Benefits Local Organization
Bright orange t-shirts could be seen throughout K-State's campus on Saturday, as runners participated in the third "C. Clyde Run/Fun Run/Walk".
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Brownback, Davis unleash fresh set of campaign ads
The Paul Davis and Sam Brownback campaigns for governor Friday released new television advertisements that strive to appeal for support among voting coalitions key to their political success. Davis, the Kansas House minority leader and Lawrence attorney, targeted the K-12 public education sector with an ad that criticized state budget decisions made during the Brownback administration.
Ogallala to be subject of State Fair discussion
A Kansas State University group called the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy is organizing round-table discussions Sunday afternoon at the fairgrounds. The Ogallala is an underground source of water locked inside gravel and sand hundreds of feet below the surface.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
5 Financial Problems That Can Kill Your Relationship
Most couples fight, but financial arguments often have a lasting effects on a relationship. Several studies have found a correlation between financial disagreements and divorce, and these arguments also affect relationships in other stages as well.
K-State restricts travel to countries affected by Ebola
Kansas State University is restricting travel of university-sponsored students, faculty and staff to several African countries affected by the Ebola virus. The university said in a letter Wednesday to the Kansas State community that it will deny university-sponsored travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, which have been placed on a federal travel alert list.
Dehorning Trial Suggests Tipping Is Best Compromise
A Kansas trial says horn banding didn't work, and full horn removal may be too painful. The study showed that horn tipping may be the best method.
Process Expo University continues to grow
The Food Processing Suppliers Association today announced that it has received additional commitments from six more of the nation's top university food science programs to participate in the educational program of PROCESS EXPO 2015, bringing this to a total of twelve schools to date. These latest schools include Kansas State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Texas A&M, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Tennessee.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Combat campus sexual assaults
Good for the federal government and student groups for pressuring colleges and universities to do much better at preventing and properly responding to sexual assaults. Schools are required to address sex crimes and sex harassment under the federal Title IX statute, and the federal Clery Act requires them to report data on assaults to the U.S. Department of Education.
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
What's Happening?: First Baptist Church to host concert Sunday
Canon City native Haven Howard will join her husband, Ron, for a "mini-concert" at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. Howard, a 1968 graduate of Canon City High School, attended Kansas State University and Manhattan Christian College, graduating in 1973 with a degree in Music.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
New Company Formed To Accelerate Ag Research And Technology Discoveries
NEW COMPANY FORMED TO ACCELERATE AG RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY DISCOVERIES Sep. 4, 2014 Source: Technology Acceleration Partners news release Today marks the launch of Technology Acceleration Partners, LLC , the first private capital development company of its kind, advancing transformative and disruptive innovations in animal health, agriculture and food ingredient markets. Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., the company's lead founder and CEO, brings a 28-year proven track record of successful research management, enterprise growth and technology commercialization.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NIH Grant Funds High-Intensity Functional Training in Army Personnel Study
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Katie Heinrich, assistant professor of kinesiology at Kansas State University, has been awarded an investigator-initiated grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for more than $2.52 million.