Amid graduation season, we're pleased to present the latest edition of Statewide . As Dean and Director John Floros says in this video, as well as his recent State of the College of Agriculture talk , Kansas State University scientists and extension staff are making a difference for the state.
Did you see the "60 Minutes" feature on CRISPR genome editing tools that could be used to treat thousands of human diseases?  K-State researchers are applying the same technology  to shorten the time it takes to breed wheat varieties adapted to Kansas conditions, increase yields and use less water.
Kansas' weather has been crazy this spring, but K-State has the tools to help you stay up to date with the most accurate weather information. A network of 60 weather stations constantly gathers atmospheric and soil data and has extensive records of current and historical weather data.
Curious about xeriscaping? K-State Research and Extension experts help homeowners understand why and how to build water-efficient landscapes.
What does a K-State Research and Extension agent do? That's what we find out in this newly launched podcast series, The Extension Files , with each episode featuring a different agent from across the state.
We learn why they're passionate about their work, how they got to be where they are, their funniest and/or strangest experience, and more.
 Despite recent rain in some regions, Kansas is still in a drought. K-State specialists are helping livestock producers with custom solutions for their herds’ needs.
If you’ve ever used something like Roundup to treat pigweeds and been frustrated because the weed kept growing, there’s hope. K-State researchers figured out how that resistance happens at the genetic level. Next step: Using this breakthrough to reverse that resistance. 
What started out as a simple project became a major effort for a Chase County 4-H member who recycled plastic bags in a clever way and, as she learned more about her community, discovered many more ways she could help.
Homeowners in Wichita and farmers upstream benefit financially while helping keep water cleaner through a unique program that encourages voluntary Best Management Practices.
So many agencies and organizations work on different aspects of health for Kansans. What if they found a way to coordinate their efforts for the benefit of all? That’s what K-State specialists hope to make possible by bringing them all together.
Partnering with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, K-State hosted a first-of-its-kind conference on ag futures in Overland Park. Nearly 400 people attended, which was greater demand than expected.
More than 300 high-schoolers from across Kansas got to take on the roles of legislators on the floor of the Statehouse, giving them unique insight into the process and citizenship.
Before receiving his doctorate at the end of this semester, Ryan Schmid traveled to China to study insect habitats and how they can be used to protect crops.
Federal SNAP benefits help make sure vulnerable people do not go without food, and K-State’s SNAP-Ed program teaches them how to maximize food resources, cook and store food, and make healthy choices. And a software tool developed at K-State ensures efficiencies in many other states across the U.S.
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