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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

Captioned episodes are available on our Sound Living page on YouTube.

Aug 14, 2018

The Food Marketing Institute estimates online grocery sales will reach some $100 billion by 2025. That’s about 20% of the grocery retail market, which today only accounts for about 2 to 4%. While online grocery shopping is definitely a growth market, opportunities also exist for brick-and-mortar stores to make...


Aug 7, 2018

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chicken ranked as the most dangerous food with the highest rates of foodborne illness. The CDC reports that chicken was responsible for 10 percent of the 5,760 outbreaks analyzed between 2009 and 2015. With foodborne-related recalls becoming...


Jul 31, 2018

Americans’ spending on back-to-school items for kids in grades K-12 and college students is projected to reach $82.8 billion this year, down from last year’s estimated spending of $83.6 billion. According to new survey results published by the National Retail Federation, families plan to spend the most on clothing,...


Jul 24, 2018

Johnson County 4-H was awarded one of five community-based grants through Science Matters, a national program created by Bayer and National 4-H, to foster an interest in science. Johnson County Extension director Tara Markley and 4-H volunteer Nancy Bergdall discuss how this grant helped 15 local teenagers identify...


Jul 17, 2018

A lack of options can make securing child care in rural areas difficult. K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles is working on a joint project in rural Kansas and Nebraska to identify barriers and solutions to improve child care in rural communities. He discusses what they’ve...