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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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Aug 15, 2022

Kansas has strong roots in developing healthy communities. K-State Research and Extension and local public health departments across Kansas have a shared history and work together to improve the well-being of all Kansans. Shelly Schneider, a state public health nurse specialist with the Kansas Department of Health...


Aug 8, 2022

In addition to packing a school lunch that has nutritional value, it’s important to consider food safety. According to Kansas State University food scientist Karen Blakeslee, dangerous bacteria can rapidly build up in food that is not kept at a safe temperature and can case food borne illness. Blakeslee, who is also...


Aug 1, 2022

K-State Research and Extension has been involved in a diabetes prevention program through a partnership with the University of Kansas Medical Center. The Prevent T2 pilot program focuses on lifestyle changes. K-State Research and Extension family and community wellness agent for Lyon County, Emily Prouse, who is also a...


Jul 25, 2022

It’s back-to-school shopping season. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, back-to-school and back-to-college shoppers anticipate paying more for school supplies, clothing and electronics. As a result, they’re implementing savings-focused shopping behaviors, including comparative shopping online,...


Jul 18, 2022

Whether you have an irrigation system or water your lawn and home landscape with hoses and portable sprinklers, you can reduce water use by implementing just a few simple water-saving steps. K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, says a well-designed landscape and...