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  • Akley, Korbla Edwin (Kansas State University, 2015)
    Declining soil health is the underlying cause of decreasing agricultural productivity and environmental degradation. To address this challenge, research was conducted to determine how: (1) cover crops affect soil health ...
  • Chu, Po Sen (Kansas State University, 2007)
    This study explored how people perceive and receive social support, react to stress, and value different communication skills across cultures. Three hundred and four American students and 134 Taiwanese students participated. ...
  • Walburg, Peter (Kansas State University, 1985)
  • Marsh, T.L.; Piggott, N.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    This study investigates whether food safety incidents involving beef, pork, and poultry, and the accompanying publicity have impacted United States meat demand. Beef demand is modeled as a function of beef prices, ...
  • Rensink, Cade Brion (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Patch-burn grazing is a relatively new concept in terms of rangeland management. While numerous benefits have been associated with this system, in the tallgrass prairie of Kansas, cattle production and sustainability of ...
  • Corwin, Charles S. (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Professional sports stadium development projects are major civic endeavors, and city officials and sports franchises often promise stadiums will generate significant gains in the regional economy. This study examines the ...
  • Bodine, William D. (Kansas State University, 2013)
    Since 1977, the State of Illinois has used a use-value method of assessing farmland for property taxes. The method establishes farmland value by determining a five year average of net income from the land that is capitalized ...
  • Hilton, Bradley C. (Kansas State University, 2014)
    In today’s interconnected world, teams must form quickly, learn and adapt to overcome challenges regardless of the environment. For example, complexity in responding to natural disasters or man-made political, economic ...
  • Garrett, Brandon (Kansas State University, 2013)
    Over the last decade, the United States horse industry has seen a decline in all segments of the industry. Both people and organizations within and outside the industry have debated the cause of this decline, with the ...
  • Taylor, Mykel Rae; Sieverkropp, Elizabeth (2013)
    This study quantifies the price impacts from the closure of all U.S. horse slaughter plants in 2007 on live horses at a Montana auction. The hedonic pricing model includes supply and demand factors such as horse-specific ...
  • Farmer, C.G.; Cochran, R.C.; Simms, D.D.; Heldt, J.S.; Mathis, C.P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Sixteen ruminally fistulated steers were used to evaluate the effects of feeding supplements containing combinations of two wheat-milling by-products on forage intake, digestibility, and ruminal characteristics. The ...
  • Laudert, S.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Walker, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1984)
    A one hundred and forty day field trial was conducted to evaluate the relative performance of steers implanted with Compudose, Ralgro and Synovex-S. Daily gains of cattle receiving a single initial implant were increased ...
  • Laudert, S.; Corah, L.; Nelson, R.; Sauerwein, C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    Three field trials were conducted with grazing yearling steers to compare Compudose® and Ralgro® implants. Compudose® and Ralgro® implants. Compudose®-implanted steers gained faster (P<.05) than controls. Ralgro® improved ...
  • Eck, T.P.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    Feedlot performance of steers implanted with Compudose®, Implus-S®, or Synovex-S® was very similar. No statistical differences were detected among treatments. However, implanted steers gained an average of 4% faster ...
  • Laudert, S.B.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Edwards, A.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1987)
    Heifers that were flank-spayed plus rumen-ovarian autografted (FS+A) responded similarly to Ralgro®, Synovex-H®, and Synovex-S® implants on' pasture. Grazing heifers spayed by the Kimberling-Rupp technique also responded ...
  • Simms, D.D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A total of 361, suckling, heifer calves was used over a 2-year period to assess the effects of implanting with either Ralgro® or Synovex-C® on growth and subsequent performance as replacement females. Both implants ...
  • Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010)
    Selection of dosage, timing, and number of anabolic implants continues to be a source of controversy for feed yard managers and their consultants. Although the dose-dependent effects on performance are fairly well accepted, ...
  • Spire, M.F.; Sargeant, J.M.; Blasi, Dale A.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Infrared thermography (IRT) can be used successfully to differentiate abscessed implanted ears from nonimplanted ears 8 days postimplanting. Abscessed ears averaged 5.7EF warmer than nonimplanted ears when ambient ...
  • Milton, C.T.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Anderson, P.T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1996)
    Two hundred-sixteen Angus and Angus-cross steer calves (690 lb) were used in a 129- day finishing study to evaluate different implant strategies, including an experimental new implant for feedlot cattle that contains ...
  • Wilbur, Sara E. (Kansas State University, 2012)
    From start to finish, implementing large public infrastructure projects, like a park, can be challenging. Funding shortages, public opposition, and physical limitations are all potential problems that can halt a project’s ...