The University of Kansas in Lawrence recently established the Kansas Vaccine Institute within the School of Pharmacy. The institute’s two leading facuty members, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry William Picking and Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Wendy Picking plan to develop vaccines to fight overlooked pathogens and boost human and animal health.
More bad news for cattle feeders last week as feedlot margins were down again, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker. Feedlots lost nearly $66 per head last week, compared to losing $3 the previous week.
It’s one thing to discuss potential food-safety issues inherent in preparing raw foods. But according to the profession’s least credible authority, with meat there’s just no upside. Ever.
Most people consuming the “balanced diet” recommended by generations of nutritionists tend to inquire about their dietary choices along the lines of, “So, what are the healthiest food I should be eating?”
Not the haters, though. For anti-industry activists and veggie believers, the question sounds more like, “Which meat product’s the worst?”
By Amanda Erichsen, Kansas State University Extension
The agricultural lender sentiment for the end of 2014 shows that lenders have decreased expectations for the short- and long-term outlook. Respondents of a Kansas State University Agricultural Lender Survey expect farmland prices to decline and non-performing loans to increase.