K-State, Kansas Corn Set Schedule for Annual Kansas Corn School

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS – A popular educational series that provides training and updated information for corn producers in the Midwest is scheduled to kick off in January.   K-State Research and Extension agronomist Ignacio Ciampitti said registration is now open for the 2023 Kansas Corn School, […]

Homicide Investigation in Marshall County

Marshall County, KS The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred early Thursday morning in Marysville, Kansas.   The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24. KBI agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded to the […]

Exploring Data-Rich Maps in Riley County

Riley County, KS- Last week, Governor Kelly proclaimed November 16 as GIS day in Kansas, recognizing that use and application of geospatial technology is crucial to operating our infrastructure, sustaining our natural resources, and stimulating economic growth. Although we benefit from the work of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) departments across the nation, most of what they […]

Attorney General O’Connor Offers Tips for Oklahomans to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Oklahoma City, OK – Attorney General John O’Connor is urging Oklahomans to use caution when making purchases and donations this holiday season to avoid scams and fraud. “As we enter another exciting holiday season, I want to make sure Oklahomans are prepared with the latest consumer protection tips to help ensure safe, joyful festivities and […]

Will Strawberry Plants Survive a Cold Winter?

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS — Strawberry plants need time to gradually adjust to winter conditions and temperature drops to become cold resistant. Sudden changes in temperature can severely damage strawberry plants, said Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham.   “Strawberry plants are better able to withstand […]