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Nov 11, 2019

We have entered into what a professor of food nutrition at Kansas State University calls the season of feasting. That season, which started last month with Halloween, continues through Super Bowl Sunday in February. Tanda Kidd, who is also a food nutrition specialist with K-State Research and Extension, explains how we...


Nov 8, 2019

Food insecurity refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. In 2015, an estimated one in eight Americans were food insecure – that’s 42 million Americans, including 13 million children. In addition to federal nutrition programs, local food pantries...


Oct 28, 2019

As leaves continue to fall and form a thick layer on the lawn, it’s important to have a strategy for removing those leaves before they cause long-lasting damage. However, leaf removal is just one of many lawn and garden tasks that should be tackled over the next 30-to-45 days. Johnson County K-State Research and...


Oct 21, 2019

Winter officially arrives December 21st. However, winter-like conditions could arrive well before then – and in Kansas – winter can be pretty unpredictable. As a result, now is a good time to start preparing for what could be rapidly changing conditions. K-State climatologist Mary Knapp looks at some of the things...


Oct 14, 2019

Teaching children about earning, spending, sharing, borrowing, and saving helps them learn about the ways their time, money and talents are valued. K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles and family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss (kish) have co-authored the publication,...