1271 – Konza Prairie Bison Biodiversity Research … 2022 Stocker Field Day Preview

  • Konza Prairie Bison Biodiversity Research
  • 2022 Stocker Field Day Preview
  • Stretching the Use of Bedding Straw


00:01:00 – Konza Prairie Bison Biodiversity Research: K-State professors of biology, Zac Ratajczak and Jesse Nippert, share the outcomes of 30+ years of research conducted on the Konza Prairie that demonstrate the significant role that bison can play in encouraging biodiversity and resiliency in grassland plants

Konza Prairie Long Term Research Project Website

00:12:00 – 2022 Stocker Field Day Preview: K-State beef cattle nutritionist, Dale Blasi, previews the upcoming 2022 Stocker Field Day occurring on September 29th at the K-State Stocker Unit

Stocker Field Day Website

00:23:00 – Stretching the Use of Bedding Straw: On this week’s edition of Milk Lines, K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk encourages producers to take stock of the straw they have available, prioritize its use, and consider options for extending its use this winter


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