Dignitaries for the ceremonial groundbreaking include, pictured left to right are Kala Ade, representing GH2 Architects; Jeanne Mabery, representing the Marvin Robinson and Jack Goldstein charitable trusts; Kansas State University senior Brody Nemecek; Justin Janssen, K-State College of Veterinary Medicine; Mike Day, department head for K-State Animal Sciences and Industry; Marty Vanier, project donor; Ernie Minton, Eldon Gideon Dean of K-State's College of Agriculture; K-State President Richard Linton; Carl Ice, Kansas Board of Regents vice chair; Gregg Willems, K-State Foundation president and CEO; JP and Theresa Bilbrey, project donors; and K-State senior Kristen Kahler. (Photo by Bill Spiegel.)
Cows kept in a confined area year-round have higher labor and feed costs associated with this production system. (Photo courtesy of Kansas State University Research and Extension.)

Cattle Chat: Considerations for cows kept in confinement   

Firewood stack in front of stove. (Photo: iStock - Bastian Weltjen)

K-State horticulture expert gives tips for choosing wood

Wheat (Photo by Todd Johnson.)
Holiday dining in autumn style (Photo: iStock - Irina_Barcari)
Jacquelyne Leffler has implemented a farm-to-table beef business—Leffler Prime Performance. She butchers 175 steers for about 1,500 customers annually. (Photo courtesy of Mindy Andres.)

Young cattle rancher makes her own mark 

Field of milo that is almost ready to harvest. (Journal photo by Jennifer Theurer.)
Various gardening tools in the garden (Photo: iStock - Santje09)

Don’t wait to perform garden equipment maintenance

  • By Maddy Rohr │ Kansas State University Research and Extension