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K-State Soil Judging Team takes top regional honors
Kansas State University’s Soil Judging Team won first place in the “Overall Team” and second place in the “Group Judging” categories at the 2016 Region 5 Soil Judging Contest hosted by the University of Nebraska earlier this month.
Crops Team wins Australian Universities Crops Competition
Five members of the Kansas State University Crops Team recently returned from a study trip to Australia where they took first place in the Australian Universities Crops Competition. The event was hosted by the Australian Grain Growers organization and was held in Temora, New South Wales. (more)
New Faculty: Dr. Andres Patrignani
Dr. Andres Patrignani is the new assistant professor in soil water processes in the Department of Agronomy. Patrignani joined the department in May 2016 and holds the position formerly held by Dr. Loyd Stone, who is now retired. (more)
Most popular wheat variety in Kansas
Everest, a K-State hard red winter wheat variety released in 2009, remains the top variety in Kansas by planted acreage in 2016 for the 3rd year in a row!
Four new K-State wheat variety releases
Four new wheat varieties have been released by K-State in 2016 and 2015.
|Sensational new white wheat||Broadly adapted red wheat||Red wheat for western Kansas||Everest replacement|
K-State Weed Science Teams Compete Regionally
The Kansas State University Weed Science teams had a successful showing at the second annual National Collegiate Weed Contest held July 21, 2015. The contest was hosted by The Ohio State University at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Western Agricultural Research Station near South Charleston, Ohio.