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 […]

Kansas Farm Bureau to hold 104th annual meeting in Manhattan Dec. 3-5

Manhattan, KS— Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) will celebrate its 104th annual meeting Dec. 3-5 in Manhattan. “I’m excited we will be gathering again to conduct the work of the state’s largest general farm organization,” says Rich Felts, president of Kansas Farm Bureau. “I’m so glad I’ll get to celebrate with our members, county Farm Bureaus and friends from across […]

Cattle Chat: Managing a Post-Weaning Parasite

By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— Tummy troubles can be miserable and if diarrhea is a symptom, it can lead to a serious illness in people and cattle, say the experts at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute on a recent Cattle Chat podcast.   “Newly weaned calves […]

Governor Laura Kelly Recognizes Johnson County Disability Advocate

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today announced that The Mission Project, an organization in Mission, Kansas, that supports independent living for adults with developmental disabilities, has received the Michael Lechner Advocacy Award. The annual award, presented by the Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns (KCDC), recognizes advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live independently […]

Ike, Interstates and Insurance: Tips for the Holiday Travel Season

Topeka, KS-  Grab an “I Like Ike” pin and wear it with pride, because you, like many Kansans, will likely be traveling this holiday season on one of the roads President Dwight D. Eisenhower developed as part of the Interstate Highway System. The “Father of the Interstate System” is responsible for 874 miles of interstate […]

Change in Seasons? There’s Still Work in the Garden

K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— With a change of seasons, Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham said there are some important factors to consider when taking care of your home garden   Knotweed Control   “Knotweed is an annual that germinates in late February or early March,” Upham said. “So a […]