Food Waste and Loss Hurt Human, Environmental Health, Panel Says

“Between 20-30% of all food produced worldwide is lost at various stages of the supply chain before it is ever consumed, said Dr. Patrick Webb, a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and director of USAID’s Feed the Future’s Food Systems for Nutrition Innovation Lab. Webb was the keynote speaker at the April 12 Speaker Series event, titled “Food Waste and Loss: Global Perspectives.””

K-State Family Mourns Loss of Former President Jon Wefald

“During his 23 years of leadership, the university added more than 2.2 million square feet of new buildings, including the addition to Hale Library, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art and the K-State Alumni Center. As K-State’s president, he helped philanthropy increase from $6 million a year to nearly $100 million annually and research funding grew from $18 million annually to nearly $134 million.”

Video: Starter Fertilizer May Boost Corn Yields

“Starter fertilizers refer to a method of applying a small amount of fertilizer near the seed to meet the demands of the seedling, aiding in early growth and development of the crop.”

Kansas Labor Report

Preliminary estimates reported by the Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 2.5% in March.

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Cutting Property Taxes

Topeka, Kan. — Governor Laura Kelly signed bipartisan House Bill 2239, cutting property taxes and giving tax relief to many Kansans. HB 2239 amends property, sales, and income tax laws. “Our fiscal responsibility has put Kansas back on track,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “We’ve been able to fully fund our schools, fix our roads and bridges, balance […]