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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,...


Oct 7, 2019

A survey shows 39% of U.S. consumers would switch from the brands they currently buy to others that provide clearer, more accurate product information. In addition, 73% have a positive feeling about brands that share the “why behind the buy” information about their products. As product information becomes easier to...


Sep 30, 2019

Most U.S. households have consistent, dependable access to enough food for active, healthy living…making them food secure. However, an analysis by USDA’s Economic Research Service found just over 11 percent of U.S. households – or about 14.3 million households – are food insecure. K-State Research and...


Sep 23, 2019

In addition to eating home-grown fruits and vegetables in-season, gardeners can also preserve some for later. However, food preservation is a science which must be done correctly to prevent microorganisms from re-contaminating the food. K-State Research and Extension food scientist and coordinator of the Rapid Response...