K-State Research and Extension News
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

According to an annual survey conducted by Bankrate.com more than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings. Of those who do have savings, 67 percent have less than six months worth of expenses saved. Having access to just $500-1,000 in savings could help most people meet unexpected financial challenges, said K-State Research and Extension family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss.

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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.

From the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine, researchers T.G. Naragaja, Jianfa Bai and Lance Noll, report on the new genetic test they've developed to detect e-coli bacteria in beef cattle.
Released: August 13, 2014
Released: August 13, 2014


K-State Radio Network

Agriculture Today Radio Program 
August 19: Allan Fritz, J.P. Michaud, Bob Gillen 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.


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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Manhattan, Kansas weather forecast