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  • Fike, G.D.; Simms, D.D.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Cochran, R.C.; Vanzant, E.S.; Kuhl, Gerry L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-05)
    Mature, crossbred beef cows (n = 87 in 1990-91, n = 84 in 1991-1992) were used to determine the effects of protein supplementation to cows fed ammoniated wheat straw during late gestation. Treatments included: 1) Control ...
  • Shiawoya, E.L.; Harbers, L.H.; Bolsen, K.K.; Riley, Jack G.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Protein supplements composed of either soybean meal, a combination of soybean meal and urea, or milo Starea improved gain 5% and feed efficiency 4% over supplements of either urea or wheat Starea (P<.25). Cost of gain ...
  • Richardson, D.; Akram, M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Opinion differs on the value of single or mixed sources of added protein in beef rations. This experiment was to determine the percentage total nitrogen and protein nitrogen present in rumen ingesta of steers fed a single ...
  • Adepoju, A.; Portela, F.; Brent, B.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    When urea is fed to ruminants, it is immediately converted to ammonia by an enzyme, urease. The ammonia usually becomes available faster than rumen bacteria can convert it to protein. Studies were reported last year ...
  • Roth, G.M.; Smith, E.F.; Schalles, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    This test was designed to study the following aspects of all-concentrate rations: (1) salt, (2) supplemental protein (3) self-feeding a protein and premix combination (4) a pelleted premix compared to a mash form, and (5) ...
  • Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-02-16)
    The control and elimination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) represents one of the most challenging tasks facing the swine industry world- wide. Several factors related to the biology of the ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-06)
    Pseudorabies has been talked and written about so much the last few years that it seems that there isn't anything left to be said. It may be that so much has been said about the disease that now is the time to review the ...
  • Minton, J. Ernest; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Coughlin, C.M.; Cochran, R.C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-17)
    Crossbred heifers (546 lb initial body weight) were developed in drylot and limit-fed a corn, corn silage diet to gain .5 (n = 14), 1.0 (n = 15), 1.5 (n = 14), or 2.0 lb/d (n = 15) from Dec. 7, 1992 until the onset of ...
  • Guo, J.; Grieger, David M.; Davis, Duane L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    The age of gilts when their first litter is produced affects reproductive efficiency and the applications of biotechnologies such as in vitro fertilization and genetic engineering. Therefore, we evaluated the effect of ...
  • Rodrigues, Agna Rita S.; Ruberson, John R.; Torres, Jorge B.; Siqueira, Herbert Álvaro A.; Scott, Jeffrey G. (2013-05-06)
    The convergent lady beetle (CLB), Hippodamia convergens (Guérin-Méneville), a species widely distributed and used in biological control, has exhibited high survival under field and laboratory conditions when treated with ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; Musser, R.E.; Loughmiller, J.A.; Moser, S.A.; Grinstead, G.S.; O'Quinn, P.R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Tokach, Michael D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    Two trials were conducted to determine whether pyridoxine or thiamine needs to be added to the diet for weanling pigs. In the first trial, weanling pigs were fed either a control diet or diets containing added thiamin ...
  • Limsupavanich, R.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hachmeister, K.A.; Loughin, T.M.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Boland, Michael A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-23)
    Chilled (35±3°F) or frozen (0±3°F) all-natural beef and beef-buffalo frankfurters made with or without sodium nitrite (NaNO2) were evaluated. Treatments included frankfurters made with: all-natural beef without NaNO2 ...
  • Pownall, Emily C.; McEwan, Robert S.; Unruh, John A.; Stroda, Sally L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2014-06-06)
    Consumers often use color as the main criteria in selecting meat products, and they associate a bright red color with freshness. Longer display life without discoloration can result in more opportunities to sell the ...
  • Reid, D.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    I would like to thank the organizers of this program for the opportunity to speak to you today on a subject that I feel is of the utmost importance to the dairy industry in the U.S. The problem to which I am referring ...
  • Martinez, Adrian; Maier, Dirk E. (2015-03-17)
    The feasibility of utilizing cellulosic biomass as an energy feedstock is dominated by factors such as facility location, feedstock availability, and transportation cost. Our previous case study showed improvements in ...
  • Francis, L.L.; Lee, J.; Chambers, Delores H.; Jeon, I.J.; Simmons, S.R.; Schmidt, Karen A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    Various chemical compounds contribute to the naturally pleasant flavor of milk. Over time, however, and with unwanted chemical reactions, loss of flavor is inevitable. This study was conducted to identify and quantify ...
  • Richardson, D.; Tsien, W.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Crude protein, or protein as the term is commonly used, represents all nitrogen-containing compounds in the feed. True protein is that portion of the protein which has been formed by the combining of amino acids. The value ...
  • Li, Tao; Bai, Guihua; Wu, Shuangye; Gu, Shiliang (2012-07-24)
    The Chinese wheat landrace Huangfangzhu (HFZ) has a high level of resistance to Fusarium head blight (FHB). To identify chromosomal regions that are responsible for FHB resistance in HFZ, F8 recombinant inbred lines (RIL) ...
  • Cochran, R.C.; Towne, G.; Olson, K. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-10)
    A 16-band multispectral radiometer (MSR) was used to measure the amount of forage biomass present on several dates in native tallgrass prairie pastures during the 1992 to 1994 growing seasons. Reflectance data ...
  • Murugan, Muthusamy; Shetty, Paddu Krishnappa; Anandhi, Aavudai; Ravi, Raju; Alappan, Subbiah; Vasudevan, Muhund; Gopalan, Sreeja (2013-10-25)
    The southern Western Ghats tropical montane cloud forest sites (Gavi, Periyar, High wavys and Venniyar), which are characterized by frequent or seasonal cloud cover at the vegetation level, are considered one of the most ...

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