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Setting Goals Can Help Boost Your Savings



Wanting to buy a new car or house? Perhaps you have your eye on something smaller, such as a new camera, tablet or other electronic device. Maybe your family is planning ahead for retirement or college tuition for the children.
2/20/2015 8:00:00 AM


COPPERHEADS ON TRAILS Play Audio



More than occasionally, hikers on public park trails will encounter copperheads…poisonous snakes that aren’t to be trifled with.  A new study examined copperhead activity on and near hiking trails, to gain a better understanding of why they spend time in those areas.  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reviews that work this week.

2/19/2015 6:00:00 PM


Prescribed Burning Workshops Play Audio



K-State range and pasture management specialist Walt Fick goes over the topics to be covered at K-State's series of prescribed burning workshops taking place throughout the state this month...among those subjects will be the latest on the smoke management plan and on forming prescribed burning associations.

2/9/2015 6:00:00 PM


In a Flash – Conditions Can Develop Quickly for Grain Dust Explosions



We’ve seen the impact they can cause – grain dust explosions sparked when certain conditions come together to create a combustible situation. And those conditions can develop much faster than many know, according to a Kansas State University grain scientist.
2/5/2015 8:00:00 AM


Wildfire Danger and Rural Volunteer Firefighters Play Audio



From the Kansas Forest Service fire management program, K-State's Eric Ward discusses the likely persistence of wildfire danger in Kansas in the weeks ahead, and the precautions that landowners should keep in mind in preventing a wildfire...he also talks about the current state of the rural volunteer firefighter ranks in Kansas, and how having a strong rural fire department impacts property insurance coverage for all rural dwellers.

2/1/2015 6:00:00 PM


Serving on a Board or Want to? Board Leadership Workshops Planned



Non-profits, school districts, churches and other organizations have one thing in common. They typically have a group of people – a board of directors – working behind the scenes to support and determine the direction of the organization.
1/16/2015 8:00:00 AM


Weibert Honored as Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus



Warren WeibertWarren Weibert, a 1969 graduate of Kansas State, was honored on Nov. 15 as the recipient of the 2013 K-State Animal Sciences & Industry Distinguished Alumnus Award.
11/21/2013 8:00:00 AM