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Aug 19, 2019

In Kansas, it’s possible to see a variety of weather-related events throughout the year, such as severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, blizzards and ice storms. These weather events often cause power outages. In conjunction with September being National Preparedness Month, K-State Research and Extension’s Prepare...


Aug 12, 2019

A new study finds grocery shopping in the U.S. is evolving. According to the 2019 U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends report by the Hartman Group for the Food Marketing Institute, baby boomers, millennials, gen Z and gen X all have their own unique shopping habits and preferences. K-State Research and Extension...


Jun 17, 2019

According to the Food and Drug Administration, a lot has changed in the way food is produced and distributed. We also know that some people, including those 65 and older, are more susceptible to getting sick from bacteria in food. K-State Research and Extension food scientist Karen Blakeslee says seniors who handle food...


May 20, 2019

K-State Research and Extension utilizes a wide variety of research and evidence-based information to aid Extension agents in tackling local issues and concerns. In the area of public health, Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter and adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland point to the Culture of...


Apr 8, 2019

It’s common to see parents and young children interacting with digital media on smartphones and tablets—but is the child being entertained, or are they actually learning? K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles says children as young as 18 months who co-view or co-play with an...