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  • The International Year of Soils: Soils Support Health
  • Released: August 25, 2015

    Soils Support Health, International Year of Soils Video

    More than a billion different bacteria, fungi, archaea and protists live in a single teaspoon of soil. While it might be difficult to imagine miles and miles of these microscopic organisms, called microbes, in that tiny teaspoon, perhaps even more interesting is scientists only know about 1 percent of them.


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  • Kansas Plays Role in FEEDing Pakistan
  • Released: August 20, 2015

    Protein is a necessary component of the human diet. While different protein options exist, people who live in areas that border the ocean often rely on fish as a main source of protein.


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  • Making Connections: K-State Research and Extension Office is Conduit for New Business
  • Released: August 14, 2015

    Ryan Heyer and Rebecca Eller wanted to grow their Douglas County-based business, Fitness Kitchen, but they knew they faced big costs for equipment and other infrastructure expenses. Fitness Kitchen combines their interest in personal training and healthy eating into a service for their clients.


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  • Use the Calm before the (Next) Storm: ‘Prepare Kansas 2015’ Registration is Open
  • Released: August 05, 2015

    K-State Research and Extension has developed a way for Kansans and others to prepare. Prepare Kansas is an online challenge, now in its second year, which focuses on simple activities every week during September. A goal is to make it as easy as possible for individuals or families to complete each activity – and become better prepared.
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