K-State Research and Extension News
Friday, August 29, 2014

Mary Lee Chin,"The Sustainable American Dinner Plate" Video
A term common in food production today, sustainability has been difficult to define. Even so, several major food companies have promised to only use and sell products that are raised in a sustainable manner.
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Prepare Kansas

Prepare Kansas is an online challenge to help your family be prepared for disasters.




Subsurface Drip Irrigation

K-State irrigation engineer, Danny Rogers, provides information on SDI in Kansas and it's advantages in water conservation.

Wheat Genetics Advancement

K-State plant pathologist, Jesse Poland, discusses the latest breakthrough in wheat genetics research at the university.
Released: August 27, 2014
Released: August 27, 2014


K-State Radio Network

Agriculture Today Radio Program 
August 28: Justin Waggoner, Mykel Taylor and Dennis Patton

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National Rural Grocery Summit: President of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis, MN, Ken Meter, talks about the benefits of small town grocery store owners working closely with area farmers to supply locally grown food.


Community Gardening Series

Why Start One?
Choosing a Site
Common Features
Different Types
Planning Ahead
Preparing the Site
Typical Costs
Getting Gardeners Involved
Becoming a Community
Fun for Kids
People with Disabilities

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Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities


Manhattan, Kansas weather forecast