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Feb 26, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service has selected Kansas State University to direct the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. The research resulting from this partnership will help improve food safety in all of the USDA’s child nutrition programs – which serve billion of...


Feb 19, 2018

A report by Prosperity Now says despite lower unemployment, a booming stock market, and a modest decline in the poverty rate, there is growing evidence that positive economic gains at the national level are not widely shared by those of low and moderate income nationally, or in Kansas. The organization says...


Feb 12, 2018

The United States Extension Service was established in 1914 by the Smith Lever Act to work with land-grant universities. The idea was to apply research and provide education in agriculture. However, that role has continued to evolve and expand. In 1914, more than 50% of the population lived in rural areas, and 30%...


Feb 5, 2018

The United States, this democracy we live in, is often viewed as being in disarray. Many seem paralyzed and unsure how to react to the problems we face, laying the blame on our democracy and the government it provides. Others seem intent on limiting the power of the ballot box and restricting governmental influence. Two...