Drought Resources Available on K-State Research and Extension Website
MANHATTAN, Kan. – With daytime temperatures hovering around 100 degrees and drought conditions spreading across Kansas and other states, K-State Research and Extension has pulled together resources to help homeowners, farmers, and others manage their property and personal health.
The resources are available at Managing During Drought and Heat. The website includes links to information designed to help individuals, families, and crop and livestock producers. It also includes information focused on lawns and gardens. The resources include news releases, fact sheets, publications, and video and audio interviews with a variety of specialists.
In addition, the site includes links to the Extension Disaster Education Network; the U.S. Drought Monitor, which gives a visual image of drought conditions across the United States; and the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center.
K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.
Story by: Mary Lou Petermlpeter@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News
Pat Melgares is at 785-532-1160.