Browsing College of Agriculture by Title

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  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The boar testing program was changed to a slaughter-pig testing program a year ago. The testing station committee of the Association made the change because of the difficulty in identifying carriers of infectious atrophic ...
  • Sigle, Leah Theresa; Ramalho-Ortigão, Marcelo (2013)
    Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are important disease vectors of parasites of the genus Leishmania, as well as bacteria and viruses. Following studies of the midgut transcriptome of Phlebotomus papatasi, the principal ...
  • Smith, J.F.; Harner, Joseph P.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2000)
    Heat stress occurs when a dairy cow’s internal heat load is greater than her capacity to lose unwanted heat to the environment. Effects of heat stress include: increased respiration rate, increased water intake, ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Allee, G.L.; Lipper, R.I.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1975)
    The Kansas State University Swine research Unit's aerobic-oxidation waste disposal system is functioning satisfactorily with minimum maintenance and supervision. Labor requirements are low. Odor is no problem. Waste fluid ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Allee, G.L.; Lipper, R.I.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1977)
    At the KSU swine research unit, the aerobic oxidation waste-disposal system continues to function satisfactorily. Though problems and maintenance are minimal, routine observation and maintenance are necessary to prevent ...
  • Keeler, G.L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
    KSU Lean Gain Assessment is a new program developed at Kansas State University to allow producers to assess the actual lean gain of their pigs under normal farm conditions. The procedure is inexpensive and relatively simple ...
  • Keeler, G.L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1992)
    The KSU Lean Value Marketing Program was developed to assist producers in understanding the quality of their market hogs by marketing on a wholesale cut basis. The program also allowed analysis of the current marketing ...
  • Langemeier, Michael R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
    On January 1, 1991, a enterprise record program was implemented on 13 swine operations in Kansas. The program evaluates economic criteria in the areas of variable and fixed costs, labor, marketing, and production and is ...
  • Langemeier, Michael R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1992)
    Approximately 35 swine operations are enrolled in the 1992 Kansas Swine Enterprise Record Program. This program evaluates physical and economic performance and is part of a cooperative record-keeping project with ...
  • Campos, Manuel; Phillips, Thomas W. (2013)
    Pheromone-based population suppression methods for stored-product insects can reduce or eliminate application of chemical insecticides near finished food products. The responses of adult male Indianmeal moth males (IMM), ...
  • Coblentz, W.K.; Fritz, J.O.; Bolsen, K.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    A simple system is described that uses a hinged metal baling unit and a hydraulic press to make 4.0 × 4.3 × 5.3 inch wire-tied, laboratory- scale, hay bales. A comparison of densities of conventional, small, alfalfa ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Strahm, T.; Key, David V.; Strahm, T. L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Time requirements for loading a manure spreader and traveling to and from the field varied from 20 to 30 min per load. However, standardizing the data showed that 5 to 7 min were required per 1,000 gal (9,000 lb). ...
  • Steve, Rops; Marty, Heintz; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    A total of 1,200 pigs were used to determine whether dietary lysine level fed in the growing phase influenced the response to lysine level fed in the finishing phase. Pigs were fed either an adequate or low lysine level ...
  • Kang, D.H.; Crozier-Dodson, B.A.; Jiang, G.; Shi, X.; Fung, Daniel Y. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Combined lactic acid (2%), hot water, and microwave treatments were used to reduce natural microflora and the pathogens Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes in vacuum-packaged ...
  • Carney, E.E.; Groesbeck, C.N.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of lactose products and specialty protein sources on feed flow ability as measured by angle of repose. Angle of repose is the maximum angle in which a pile of ingredient ...
  • Murphy, James P.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1997)
    Most compacted soils can be used for lagoon liners to achieve seepage guidelines established by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1967)
    Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from Phelps White, Roswell, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 648 head was 75.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. Lambs were trucked to Garden City, arriving October. They sheared ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Six hundred and forty mixed wether and ewe fine-wool, feeder lambs were received at the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, N.M., October 18, 1962. They averaged 61.9 pounds at the receiving point and 58.6 pounds off ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    Delivery of 601 finewool. Wether feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 8, 1964. Average weight was 68.9 pounds; cost, $19.25 per cwt. Lambs were shorn (average fleece weight, 3.2 lbs.) and shipped 543 miles ...