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‘Tis the Season: Be on the Lookout for Brown Recluse Spiders

‘Tis the season – for creepy, crawly things that seemingly come from nowhere. And one to watch for is the brown recluse spider.  Video available

4/24/2014 8:00:00 AM

Honoring Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers

Six couples have been named Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers for 2013. The couples are identified as leaders in farming and their communities, and they will be honored at a banquet March 14 in Manhattan.

3/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

Upcoming ‘Aging with Attitude’ Regional Expo in Parsons

In 1988, in San Antonio, Texas, Mark Johnson gave a presentation to 350 students from across the state. Prior to the presentation, Johnson got to know the students and where they were from. Later, during his presentation, he had each student stand as he listed off each of their names—all 350 of them.
3/7/2014 8:00:00 AM

Upcoming ‘Full Circle…an Aging Expo’ in Hays

An estimated 34 million Americans are caregivers for an older family member, and of that number, 15 percent live one or more hours away from their loved one, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving.
3/7/2014 8:00:00 AM

Thanksgiving Holiday Shopping: Keep Fun and Budget in Mind

Holiday ShoppingA K-State expert provides insight into why people enjoy shopping over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and how they can make the most of their shopping experience.
11/21/2013 8:00:00 AM

Including Children in Holiday Activities is Best Gift

Oh, the holidays. They can be joyous and warm … or stressful and budget-breaking … or all of the above. Plus they can leave families, particularly children, with unrealistic expectations. To help individuals and families navigate the holidays without breaking the bank and still providing positive experiences, two Kansas State University specialists provided tips.
11/19/2013 8:00:00 AM

Farm Transition Workshops Planned in Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. – When it comes to devising a plan to transition the family farm to the next generation, communicating may be the hardest part, according to Jeri Albright, who along with her husband, Corky, operates a crop and livestock operation in Jackson County, Kan.
11/15/2013 8:00:00 AM