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Oct 30, 2023

K-State Research and Extension recently held its annual conference on the K-State campus in Manhattan. Three agents from the Southwind Extension District, Tara Solomon-Smith, family and community wellness agent for the Erie office, Amanda Clasen, community vitality agent for the Erie office and Cassidy Lutz, family and consumer science agent for the Yates Center office, discuss some of the community conversations they’ve been facilitating in Allen, Bourbon, Neosho, and Woodson counties on child care and community vitality.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.