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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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May 9, 2022

Research shows grocery stores are critical to maintaining vibrant, healthy and thriving communities. Unfortunately, rural grocers are facing a challenging and ever-changing retail landscape that makes it difficult to stay in business. The Rural Grocery Initiative – housed within K-State Research and Extension – aims...


Feb 7, 2022

The Kansas Value Added Foods Lab at Kansas State University includes facilities, equipment, and instruments to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs with food product development, packaging, and physical, chemical and microbiological analyses of foods. The KVAFL also allows undergraduate and graduate students...


Jan 17, 2022

Protecting against foodborne illness involves more than just practicing the four basic food safety principles: clean, separate, cook and chill. To ensure our food is safe to eat, Kansas State University food scientist Karen Blakeslee says we also need to learn about the three types of food safety hazards:...


Dec 20, 2021

Expect to keep paying more for groceries in 2022. According to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month, prices shoppers paid for groceries in October were 5.4% higher than at the same time last year. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says planning meals...


Nov 22, 2021

The holiday season has arrived. Food – usually a lot of it – is part of the holiday celebration. Whether it’s the traditional large meal with family and friends, potlucks at work or the company party, food is everywhere. While we often worry about gaining a few extra pounds during the holidays, Kansas State...