Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

We have received a number of calls on grasshoppers recently. Permethrin (numerous trade names) is a good choice for vegetable crops because it is labeled for a wide variety of vege ...

Leaf scorch on maples

Leaf scorch on maples

Leaf scorch is starting to show up primarily on maples around the state. This is not a disease but rather a physiological problem associated with damaged roots, storm damage, limit ...

Cicada killer wasps

Cicada killer wasps

These large (1-1/3- to 1-5/8-inch long) wasps fly slowly above the ground. Cicada killers have a black body with yellow marks across the thorax and abdomen. Wings are reddish-orang ...

Watermelon a tasty and healthy summer treat

Watermelon a tasty and healthy summer treat

Christeena Haynes, MS, RD, LD, former Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Dallas County, University of Missouri Extension   There is nothing better than eating a juicy ...

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System vice president receives certification in healthcare compliance

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System vice president receives certification in healthcare compliance

Hutchinson, KS - Greg Meredith, JD, Vice President of Compliance and Ethics for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System has been certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care ...

Master gardener volunteer class opens enrollment

Master gardener volunteer class opens enrollment

By: Scott Eckert, County Extension Agent, Horticulture Wow!  September seems to roll around quicker every year!  It´s time to think about basic master gardener volunteer training!  ...

Cheney Senior’s Activities

Cheney Senior’s Activities

Each month the Senior Center of Cheney host's a number of activities First Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.- Pot Luck Dinner & Program Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.-Cards, Fun & Socializ ...

Blackberry time in grandfather’s garden

Grandfather had planted blackberry vines all along the fence by the chicken pen and they had grown into a huge tangled mass. The chickens didn’t seem to bother the fruit until they were really ripe and ready to pick. Because my hands were so small it became my job to pick them and take them in to Grandmother more ...

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Joe Mitchell Signs Pro Contract with NBL Canada Team

Wichita, Kan. - After a historic senior season for the Friends University men's basketball team, Joe Mitchell will be continuing to play north of the border. Mitchell, the 2013 - 14 NAIA Division II National Player of the Year signed a contract to play with the London Lightning of the National Basketball Leag more ...

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Waterfowl Migration Email Alerts

Be the first to know when ducks are on the move! Throughout the hunting season, Ducks Unlimited is keeping track of waterfowl migration. Thanks to a vast network of DU biologists, field reporters and other waterfowling experts, DU will provide ongoing, in-depth updates on our website. If you would like to rec more ...

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