Month: February 2017

Strategically Growing Kansas Agriculture

By Heather Landsowne and Jason Walker, Kansas Department of Agriculture In August 2015, the Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted a meeting of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors. A direct result of that meeting was a call to action to

Rural Practitioner

Dr. Amy Bandel Mill Creek Veterinary Services Alma, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Dr. Amy Bandel is no stranger to adversity. Her journey has given her the strength and experience to be a successful rural practitioner. An alumnus of the Kansas State University

Producer Spotlight

Harry & Lisa Moser Moser Ranch Wheaton, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Harry and Lisa Moser of Moser Ranch near Wheaton, Kansas, have made an excellent team. From performing all aspects of physical labor around the ranch, to making management and business decisions,

BCI Pregnancy Analytics App: How is the data used?

By Dr. Bob Larson The BCI Pregnancy Analytics App was released in the fall of 2016 and is being used by veterinarians and beef producers to enhance monitoring and evaluating cowherd breeding season success. Veterinarians know that being able to

BCI Staff Member Awarded Federal Stipend to Support Field Experience

By Joe Montgomery Alyssa Toillion, a Master of Public Health student at Kansas State University, is the recipient of a $1,500 stipend through the Midwestern Public Health Training Center to support her field placement project for her degree. The Midwestern

Genetic analysis of feet and leg traits in beef cattle

A variety of conformational imperfections in the feet and leg structure of beef cattle have been documented over time. While subtle changes in the feet and leg quality from optimum may have little effect on longevity or productivity of beef