• soy healthy benefits

    Eat Soy for a Health Boost

    October 28, 2016

    Eating a balanced diet is a challenge for everyone. The good news is it’s easy to eat healthy with soy. Soybeans have many nutritional benefits. Protein Protein is an important part of your diet...

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    Showing Livestock Is about More Than a Blue Ribbon

    By Scarlett Hagins on October 28, 2016

    The barns were bustling with kids and parents readying goats, sheep, hogs and cattle for the show ring. It was the Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) in Hutchinson and more than 700 youth from...

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  • dairy blog hormones

    What You Need to Know About Hormones in Dairy Products

    October 28, 2016

    The labels on foods in the grocery store can be confusing. You may have noticed some dairy products have labels saying they do not contain added hormones, or are from cows not treated with rBST. What...

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  • Wheat: A Treat for Your Healthy Diet

    By Jordan Hildebrand on October 20, 2016

    Ramping up your nutrition know-how can be a frightening task, but wheat is the perfect fit for many looking to add a jump start to their diet. Whole Grain vs. Enriched Flours Both whole grain flour...

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  • Herbicides in wheat

    The Truth about Herbicides in Wheat

    By Jordan Hildebrand on September 1, 2016

    I grew up on a wheat farm. Now I work for Kansas Wheat at my dream job that I never knew I had. I eat wheat, I've rolled around in wheat, eaten the berries straight from the field, I've ridden in...

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  • Wheat as we grow it

    Wheat as We Grow It

    September 1, 2016

    No Residues, No-Till, No Worries A common misconception among consumers is that their food supply is tainted by chemicals applied to crops to control weeds and pests and is unsafe to eat. This...

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  • Meat Rubs

    Add Flavor with Meat Rubs

    August 31, 2016

    Rubs are spice and/or herb mixtures that can be "rubbed" on meat before it is cooked. Rubs—which can be dry or wet—are an easy way to infuse your meat with flavor. Different rubs, when applied to...

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  • Pork Label Meat

    What Do All These Labels on My Pork Mean?

    August 31, 2016

    You know the scenario. Your phone is ringing. Your kids are hungry. You need to be home in 20 minutes and you've got friends coming over for dinner. You head to the meat case in a mad rush because...

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  • Antibiotics in Animal Care

    The How and Why of Antibiotics in Animal Care

    August 31, 2016

    Just like humans, cattle can pick up illnesses, whether they’re out on pasture or in a feedlot with other animals. When an animal gets sick, farmers, ranchers and veterinarians carefully evaluate...

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  • Modern Beef Production Cattle

    Where Beef Production All Begins

    August 31, 2016

    In agriculture, the beef lifecycle begins on what is known as a cow-calf operation. This is  where farmers and ranchers maintain a herd of mama cows for breeding. Cows and bulls are bred to produce...

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