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  • Peterson, Hikaru H.; Bernard, John C.; Fox, Sean; Peterson, Jeffrey M. (2013)
    Adoption of country-of-origin-labeling (COOL) has important implications for U.S. food exports. We assess the impact of COOL on imported rice and pork for Japanese female consumers using an auction experiment. In a first ...
  • Peterson, Hikaru H.; Burbidge, Linda D. (2012)
    Analysis of survey data indicates that Japanese consumers discount their willingness to pay for U.S. beef and pork relative to that of domestic products, but that the discounts have declined from 2006 to 2009. The discounts ...
  • Hollis, Larry C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Johne’s disease was characterized as a significant disease in cattle before the start of the 20th century. The disease causes a chronic wasting away and non-responsive diarrhea, coupled with a long incubation period ...
  • 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 ...
  • Westmeyer, H.W.; Zoellner, K.O. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1968)
    The Kansas Beef Cattle Improvement Program is to help improve beef cow herds in Kansas and to provide information that will be valuable to producers in selecting breeding animals and making management decisions. The program ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Zoellner, K.O.; Olson, W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1986)
    Bulls placed in Kansas Bull Tests have increased in weight, gain, frame, and scrotal circumference, while decreasing in fat thickness over the past 15 years. Bull buyers have been willing to pay for increased performance, ...
  • Schroeder, Ted C.; Kuhl, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1988)
    A survey of Kansas custom cattle feedlots was conducted in the fall of 1987. This paper summarizes the survey and discusses some of the custom cattle feeding services and charges being offered.
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Hess, L.; Murphy, James P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1995)
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) enforces two different regulation s in the state of Kansas. One set of regulation s is from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and applies to ...
  • DeLano, F. D.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Actual dairy cow herd enterprise records from Kansas Farm Management Association farms over the past 4 years have shown an increase in returns over variable costs from $17,900 to $23,300 per farm for a 100-cow dairy ...
  • Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.; Kastens, T.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    Thirty-one dairy producers participated in the Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) dairy enterprise analysis each year from 2002 to 2004. The dairy farms were sorted based on 3-year average returns over total ...
  • Jensen, F.E.; Erickson, D.B.; Trieb, S.E.; Tuma, H.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972)
    The U.S. system of producing, marketing, and distributing farm products has been heralded as the world’s most efficient, with lower distribution costs than any other nation. Research continues to improve marketing through ...
  • Richert, B.T.; Langemeier, Michael R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Approximately 15 swine operations are enrolled in the 1993 to 1994 Kansas Swine Enterprise Record Program provided by Kansas State University. This program evaluates biological and economic performance and is part of ...
  • Richert, B.T.; Langemeier, Michael R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    Approximately 30 swine operations are enrolled in the 1992 - 93 Kansas Swine Enterprise Record Program provided by Kansas State University. This program evaluates biological and economic performance and is part of a ...
  • Lambert, C.; Simms, D.; Schalles, B.; Corah, L.; Kuhl, G.; Sands, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1984)
    Spring born steer calves, weaned and delivered to custom feedlots by Kansas producers, were fed to slaughter weight. Gain and carcass information was gathered on over 5,000 head fed in 53 separate tests since the fall ...
  • Simms, D.; Mintert, J.; Maddux, A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
    The performance, carcass characteristics, and economic data from over 6,200 steers entered in Kansas Steer Futurities from 1974 through 1988 were summarized to evaluate production trends and profitability. The ...
  • Bolze, R.; Lambert, C.; O'Neill, S.; Corah, L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1982)
    Recently, Kansas State University surveyed the factors a commercial cowman considers when he buys Angus, Simmental, or Hereford bulls. A mail survey of the customers of 29 purebred breeders of those three breeds ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    The seventh group of pigs tested in the Kansas Swine Testing Station completed their test during the 1961-62 winter. The Animal Husbandry Department and the Extension Service cooperation in manging and supervising the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Eleven Kansas swine produces had 27 pens of barrows and gilts on test during the summer of 1963. It was necessary to send most of the pigs to Maurer-Neuer Meat Packers in Arkansas City for slaughter because our refrigeration ...
  • 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 ...