K-State Research and Extension News
July 14, 2011
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Tips for Living and Working in Hot Weather Available Through Extension Network

MANHATTAN, Kan. Soaring temperatures and stifling humidity throughout much of the nation have many looking for the best ways to cope under the extreme conditions.

State extension services around the country have pulled together resources which are available through the Extension Disaster Education Network to help families, pet owners, business owners, farmers, livestock producers and others live and work in high heat and humidity.

Links to research-based fact sheets, news releases, and publications, including some in Spanish, are available on the EDEN website.

EDEN is a collaborative multi-state effort by extension services to reduce the impact of disasters through education. Kansas State University is a member of EDEN.


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 Peter
K-State Research & Extension News

Mary Lou Peter is at 913-856-2335 ext. 130