Spinning food processing waste into ‘gold’

Spinning food processing waste into ‘gold’

There is money to be made – and potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – by finding a second life for the potato peels, fried dough particles, cheese whey and other industrial food-processing waste products that routinely end up in landfills, according to new research. Scientists have taken the first…
For one young couple, a farming dream becomes reality

For one young couple, a farming dream becomes reality

ARLINGTON – A childhood dream to be a farmer might seem unreachable for a kid who didn’t grow up on a farm, but Davis Behle just kept dreaming. “I was always interested in anything to do with agriculture. Instead of playing with LEGOs, I had little plastic farm animals and…
K-State wins 2023 National Forage Bowl competition

K-State wins 2023 National Forage Bowl competition

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University agronomy forage bowl team placed first at the 2023 National Forage Bowl Competition held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, marking the team’s third national title in the past nine years.  The competition took place during the American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting from Jan.…
Private pesticide trainings offered via Zoom for 2023

Private pesticide trainings offered via Zoom for 2023

Nebraska Extension will be offering three private pesticide applicator trainings via Zoom in March and April. Each one will have a different agricultural area of focus, including corn, soybean and pasture. Several different steps must be met to attend these trainings. Pre-registration will be required. Registration can be completed at…