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  • Musser, R.E.; Smith, J.W.II; Burum, L.L.; Samland, C.J.; Davis, Duane L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Rathbun, Theresa J.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1997)
    Parity-four sows were fed either 4.0 Ib/d (control, n = 6) or 14.0 Ib/d (high, n = 9) of feed from d 29 to 45 of gestation. On d 45 of ges~tion, sows were slaughtered and uteri collected for fetal and placental measurements. ...
  • Homm, J.W.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Seventy-two ribeye rolls (IMPS 112) were used to compare Warner-Bratzler shear force (WBSF) from fresh steaks and previously frozen steaks. Ribeye rolls were aged (32ºF) in vacuum-packaged bags for 14 days postmortem and ...
  • Call, Edward P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Prostaglandin F2α (PGF) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) have provided new dimensions in resolving certain reproductive maladies. Effective when used properly, these hormones have the advantage of mimicking the ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; Dritz, Steven S.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (2011)
    Objective: To evaluate porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccine influence on growth performance and mortality rate of finishing pigs. Materials and methods: The study treatments (vaccinated for PCV2 or nonvaccinated control ...
  • Attanayake, Chammi P.; Hettiarachchi, Ganga; Harms, Ashley; Presley, DeAnn R.; Martin, Sabine; Pierzynski, Gary M. (2014)
    Lead (Pb) is one of the most common contaminants in urban soils. Gardening in contaminated soils can result in Pb transfer from soil to humans through vegetable consumption and unintentional direct soil ingestion. A field ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Thierstein, G.E.; Follis, D.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    Through cooperative efforts of the Departments of Agronomy and Agricultural Engineering, fourth-cutting alfalfa hay was made available to winter-feed weaned heifer calves. The object of the experiment was to determine the ...
  • Menzies, C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Research has provided the basis for improving production of quantity and quality of lamb and wool. Knowledge obtained concerning improved breeding, feeding, management and disease control practices has been used to increase ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Changes in methods of feeding, breeding, and managing swine have been almost revolutionary the past 50 years. Consumer preference disease control , new knowledge concerning nutrition, new and more adaptable equipment, new ...
  • Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1996)
    Financial performance measures assist managers in making strategic plans and tracking progress in relationship to a farm’s goals. Kansas Farm Management Association data were used to compute average financial performance ...
  • Langemeier, Michael R.; Purdy, B.M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Financial performance measures assist managers in making strategic plans and in tracking progress in relationship to a firm's goals. Kansas Farm Management Association data were used to compute benchmark financial ...
  • Pascini, T. V.; Ramalho-Ortigão, Marcelo; Martins, G. F. (2013)
    The vectorial capacity of mosquitoes is related to the reproductive output, and dependent on the ability of male spermatozoa to survive within the inseminated female. Mosquito females mate once, and immediately after mating, ...
  • Weng, Ju-Lin; Young, Samatha L.; Gordon, David M.; Claborn, David; Petersen, Christine; Ramalho-Ortigão, Marcelo (2012)
    Sand flies Lutzomyia (Psathyromyia) shannoni (Dyar) and Lu. (Helcocyrtomyia) vexator (Coquillet) were collected for the first time in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, expanding the known range of these species in ...
  • Morrill, J.L.; Laster, J.F.; Morrill, J.M.; Feyerherm, A.M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1992)
    Holstein steer calves (n = 96) were on experiment from 8 to 18 wk of age. Control calves were fed a diet in which all supplemental protein was from soybean meal; in the experimental diet, part of the soybean meal ...
  • Pulley, Stephanie L.; Hill, Scott L.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    Two experiments were conducted to assess pregnancy outcomes after a 5-day Ovsynch-56 Resynch (RES; gonadotropin-releasing hormone injection 5 days before [GnRH-1; d 0] and 56 hours (GnRH-2) after PGF2α [PG] injections ...
  • Hendricks, Nathan P.; Peterson, Jeffrey M. (2012)
    Irrigation water demand is estimated using field-level panel data from Kansas over 16 years. The cost of pumping varies over time due to changes in energy prices and across space due to differences in the depth to water. ...
  • Thompson, K. E.; Lamb, G.C.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Grieger, David M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    As in our previous studies, the GnRH + PGF2" treatment was very effective in inducing a fertile estrus and(or) ovulation. Ovulations induced in response to the first GnRH injection averaged 48% in three herds and ranged ...
  • Lamb, G.C.; Cartmill, J.A.; Hensley, B.A.; Marple, T.J.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    The Cosynch protocol (GnRH 7 days before and again 48 h after PGF2" with AI at the second GnRH injection) produced pregnancy rates in suckled beef cows that exceeded 50% without heat detection and with only three handlings ...
  • Allee, G.L.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1972)
    One hundred fifty-three barrows and gilts were used to evaluate flaking of corn, wheat, and sorghum grain for weaned pigs. Flaking increased rate of gain and improved feed efficiency (9 to 10%). Pigs fed corn rations gained ...
  • Moyer, Joseph L.; Whitworth, R. Jeffery; Davis, Holly N. (2014)
    Alfalfa (Medicago sativa Leyss) is an important forage crop whose production is hampered by pests, including the alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica Gyllenhal) which is a major problem in many areas. Flaming during dormancy ...
  • Luchsinger, S.E.; Garcia Zepeda, C.M.; Chambers, Edgar, IV; Hollingsworth, M.E.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Marsden, James L.; Stroda, Sally L.; Rubio Canas, E.J.; Kastner, Curtis L.; Kuecker, W.G.; Mata, T.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1995)
    Irradiation and irradiation source had little to no effect on flavor and aroma of boneless pork chops, either frozen or chilled. Coupled with consumer concerns about food safety and well-documented improvement in consumer ...