New K-State precision agricultural engineer Ajay Sharda talks about advancements in field sprayer technology that he'll be researching at the university, and passes along some recommendations to producers and commercial applicators about readying their spray rigs for this year's field work, giving special attention to the rate control systems on those units. See more
âRoad trip!â Thatâs a phrase which makes me want to hit the highway. But think back to a time when our ancestors did not have traversable highways between their communities.Â Visionary leaders led the effort to create better roads, including one known at the time as the Kansas White Way. Now another set of visionary leaders is honoring that heritage today, with â what else? â a road trip.
Wheat in the jointing stage becomes sensitive to freeze damage at 26 to27 degrees Fahrenheit. However, wheat prior to jointing is not likely to be affected by frost or freeze according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
One hundred years ago, nearly half of Americans lived on farms, and most of the food bought and eaten was produced locally. For many foods, availability was dictated by the growing season. Today, only about one percent of Americans live on working farms, and food routinely travels many miles before it reaches our local markets.
Chief's reporter, Rachel Santschi, walks you through the Chief's action packed 2014 schedule.
Mike Moustakas' go-ahead RBI single in the sixth after an early homer wasn't enough as the bullpen gave up a pair of late runs in the Royals' 5-3 loss to the Indians on Wednesday night.
Veteran lefty Bruce Chen brings a 7-1 career mark against the Cleveland into Thursday's series finale as Corey Kluber aims to help the Indians earn a series win over the Royals at Progressive Field.