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  • Kim, I.H.; Hancock, Joe D.; Burnham, L.L.; Kennedy, G.A.; Nichols, David A.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-26)
    One-hundred twenty nine primiparous sows were used to determine the effects of alternative processing procedures and feeding systems on the nutritional value of sorghum grain-based diets for lactating sows. Treatments ...
  • Leafgreen, M.O.; McCoy, J.H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-02-18)
    This analysis measured efficiencies of a centralized retail meat fabrication facility receiving all beef as boxed or as carcasses. Moving vacuum-packaged, boxed-beef subprimals through a central meat processing facility ...
  • Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-08)
    Recently, there has been a renewed interest in contract hog production. Contractors are looking for an effective means to expand production or utilize excess feed production capacity. Producers enter contracts to minimize ...
  • Mintert, J.; Jones, R.; Brazle, F.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-14)
    An analysis of more than 1400 pens of cattle marketed during 1990 examined the influence of several cattle traits and marketing factors on fed cattle prices. Cattle quality grade had an important impact on packer ...
  • Yang, Zhiyong; Shen, Zhengxing; Tetreault, Hannah; Johnson, Loretta; Friebe, Bernd; Frazier, Taylor; Huang, Lin-kai; Burklew, Caitlin; Zhang, Xin-Quan; Zhao, Bingyu (2014-05-09)
    Switchgrass is considered one of the most promising energy crops. However, breeding of elite switchgrass cultivars is required to meet the challenges of large scale and sustainable biomass production. As a native perennial ...
  • Geraci, Nicholas S.; Mukbel, Rami M.; Kemp, Michael T.; Wadsworth, Mariha N.; Lesho, Emil; Stayback, Gwen M.; Champion, Matthew M.; Bernard, Megan A.; Abo-Shehada, Mahmoud; Coutinho-Abreu, Iliano V.; Ramalho-Ortigão, Marcelo; Hanafi, Hanafi A.; Fawaz, Emadeldin Y.; El-Hossary, Shabaan S.; Wortmann, Glenn; Hoel, David F.; McDowell, Mary Ann (2014-08-04)
    Phlebotomus papatasi sand flies are among the primary vectors of Leishmania major parasites from Morocco to the Indian subcontinent and from southern Europe to central and eastern Africa. Antibody-based immunity to sand ...
  • Peters, C.W.; Larson, Robert L.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-05)
    Melengestrol acetate (MGA®) and prostaglandin F2α (PG; Lutalyse®) were used to synchronize estrus in 757 yearling, virgin, beef heifers on six commercial ranches. Heifers were inseminated artificially (AI) 12 h ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-23)
    The objective of this study was to monitor changes in ovarian status in heifers exposed to a progesterone insert with or without concurrent gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) injection. Estrus was manipulated in 283 ...
  • Garrett, Karen A. (2012-05-03)
    This R program evaluates simulations of yield loss to biotic stressors. The rate of yield loss is determined by an autoregressive process with flexible parameters, so that different levels of mean rate, variation in rate, ...
  • Garrett, Karen A.; Gomez-Montano, Lorena; Jumpponen, Ari M. (2013-08-07)
    This R script performs statistical analyses using sequence data. It goes through all the steps from reading the data into R, merging multiple datasets, calculating diversity metrics, performing statistical analysis such ...
  • Smith, W.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    The purebred livestock industry was well established in the United States 50 years ago. Breed registries were active in promoting breeds and maintaining pedigree records then. Livestock shows were well established in the ...
  • Richardson, D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Not one nutrient has been created, yet tremendous progress has been made in the relatively new field of animal nutrition, primarily by scientific investigations that have more clearly defined nutrient needs and interrelationships ...
  • Aubel, C.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-11-07)
    A second experiment was conducted with fall pigs in the dry lot. Two lots of pigs were used. One lot received the RQ-20 in the protein mixture at the rate of 3 pounds to 600 pounds of supplement. The mixture was self-fed ...
  • Aubel, C.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-11-07)
    A second experiment was conducted with fall pigs in the dry lot. Two lots of pigs were used. One lot received the RQ-20 in the protein mixture at the rate of 3 pounds to 600 pounds of supplement. The mixture was self-fed ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    Forty-five good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased ill south-central Kansas for use in this test. They were ted silage, prairie hay, 1 pound of protein, and 2 pounds of milo grain per head daily until the ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F.; Good, D.L.; Mackintosh, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    Seventy good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased for $31.50 a hundredweight in east central Kansas and received October 1, 1951. The pay weight was 425 pounds per head. It was necessary to dehorn most of the ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Hix, E.L.; Erhart, A.B.; Parrish, D.B.; Underbjerg, G.K.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    Experiments designed to test the need and value of salt in the rations of feeder lambs have been conducted by the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station for the past three years. The tests have shown that feedlot gains ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Holland, L.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    During the fall of 1951, ewe lambs representing the three types of ewes commonly used in Kansas were secured from southern Utah. One-third of these 140 lambs were of straight Rambouillet or finewool breeding and similar ...
  • Mintert, J.; Ward, C.E.; Peel, D.S.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    Interviews were conducted with cattle feeders, beef packers, and others involved in the beef industry to project how fed cattle prices will be discovered in the next decade. Respondents generally indicated that economics ...

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