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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.

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Sep 20, 2021

As students, parents and caretakers adjust to a physical return to classrooms this fall, the USDA has issued a reminder about handling frozen foods safely. When it comes to packing lunches, preparing after-school snacks, or quick, convenient dinners between after-school activities, frozen foods – especially...


Sep 13, 2021

The nation is aging. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2040, about one in five Americans will be 65 or older – up from about one in eight in 2000. K-State Research and Extension offers a variety of programs and publications to help people grow old gracefully, successfully and with increased longevity....


Sep 6, 2021

A 2020 survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council found more than 66% of the teens surveyed believed the COVID experience would have a lasting impact. Unfortunately, it looks like they may have been right. K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes and James Roberson, vice president...


Aug 30, 2021

For decades, Mary Knapp has been the “go-to” person for agricultural weather in Kansas. As a climatologist at Kansas State University, she has helped advance and improve the collection of weather data. As she gets set to retire in mid-September, we look at the role data collection plays in research and...


Aug 23, 2021

According to a USDA study published earlier this summer, nearly nine in 10 participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, reported facing barriers to achieving a healthy diet, with the most common barrier being the cost of healthy foods. A USDA evaluation of the 2021 Thrifty Food Plan, which...