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 and Environment, discusses the primary duties of public health departments and the importance of having Extension as a partner and ally.
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.