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Awareness in Action

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Despite the device-driven detachment of the digital age, there’s no denying the profound influence of hands-on activities. This is particularly true with young minds that more readily absorb instructional information when buttressed by sensory experience. In other words, don’t just ... read more

Jeremy Adler Joins Birko

Community / Press Releases

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the meat, produce, and brewery industries, today announced that Jeremy M. Adler has joined the firm as director of technology and innovation. “Jeremy has a very strong background in meat safety, ... read more

Kansas 4-H Pilot Program for Hispanic Youth and Families

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VIDEO: An intimate view inside a unique 4-H pilot program for Hispanic youth and families in Southwest Kansas. Produced by K-State Research and Extension in cooperation with Kansas 4-H, Kansas 4-H Foundation and the National 4-H Council. Video producer and ... read more

Back to the Land

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In May 2004, his nine-year military career ended by a mortar blast in Iraq’s Sunni Triangle, Army infantry squad leader Adam Burke returned home with shrapnel in his legs and head, a Purple Heart, and a diagnosis of traumatic brain ... read more

Interview: Dan Glickman

Community / Policy

Prior to his service as U.S. secretary of agriculture from 1995 to 2001, Dan Glickman represented Kansas’ 4th Congressional District in the House of Representatives for 18 years. He also served on the House Agriculture Committee – including six years ... read more

Rebuilding and Revitalizing Rural Communities

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Much about rural life has changed since President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued executive orders to improve the lives of rural Americans struggling through the Great Depression. The Resettlement Administration, established in April 1935, relocated destitute families, restored soil-eroded areas, and ... read more

USDA: Looking Ahead

Community / Policy

Edward Thomas “Ed” Schafer was sworn in as the 29th secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Jan. 28, 2008. His background includes serving as a two-term governor of North Dakota as well as extensive private-sector experience as both an ... read more