K-State Research and Extension News
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
 
 

Rural Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers Video

Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods into his store.

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Midway District family and consumer sciences agent, Jamie Rathbun, joins forces with her county and community in Ellsworth, Kansas to develop a Wellness Bingo event, sponsored by the local Wellness Coalition.

 

 
 


New Wheat Variety KanMark


K-State wheat breeder, Allan Fritz, talks about the newest wheat variety KanMark.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wheat Genetics Advancement

K-State plant pathologist, Jesse Poland, discusses the latest breakthrough in wheat genetics research at the university.
 


 
Released: October 15, 2014
Released: October 15, 2014


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Agriculture Today Radio Program 
October 21: Dallas Peterson, Curt Thompson, Dan Devlin and Charlie Lee

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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.

 

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