Department of Commerce Announces Building a Stronger Economy (BASE) 2.0 Grant Application

Topeka, KS– The Kansas Department of Commerce today announced $50 million will fund a second round of projects under the Building a Stronger Economy (BASE) grant program. BASE 2.0 will continue addressing infrastructure and economic development needs that were delayed or slowed due to COVID-19 in an effort to expand the state’s base of businesses […]

KDA Offers Farmers’ Market and Direct-to-Consumer Virtual Workshop Series

Manhattan, KS- The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) will offer virtual workshops February 6-10, 2023, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers, and also for those wanting to sell food products directly to consumers. The workshop series includes five online Lunch and Learn sessions. “Over the past two years, we’ve […]

15 under 40 Winners Announced

Manhattan, KS- The Junction City, Manhattan and Wamego Chambers of Commerce have released the inaugural 15 under 40 class of young professionals making a difference in their communities.   Winners of 2023’s 15 under 40 will be recognized at a special reception in their honor on Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. at the Manhattan Conference […]

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program to Continue Heating Homes this Winter

Topeka, KS- Colder temperatures and winter weather has arrived in Kansas. The dropping temperatures and necessity of raising the thermostat are leaving some families vulnerable when it comes to covering their heating bills. The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), implemented in the state by the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), allows peace of […]

CCMC Looking for Open Day Care Provider

Clay Center, KS- It’s not something new, people are always looking for an open day care provider to help care for their little while they go to appointments, go to work, or even for the child to have interaction with other children their age.  Austin Gillard, Chief Executive Officer from Clay County Medical Center said […]

Gardening Withdrawals? Start Seeds Indoors

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service Manhattan, KS— The temperatures are cold, snow is on the ground and gardeners are stuck inside. Fortunately, starting seeds indoors is a great kick-start to the spring garden. “Obtain your seeds from a reputable source, including garden centers and seed catalogs,” said Kansas State University horticulture […]

Cattle Chat: Use Calving Pasture Rotation to Prevent Disease Spread 

Manhattan, KS- As cows begin calving K-State experts advise moving the pregnant cows to new pastures every few weeks to reduce disease spread among the newborns   By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   MANHATTAN, Kan. — The old saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is […]