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K-State in the news today

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Friday, Aug. 19, 2022


12 Benefits Of Canning Your Own Food
8/18/22 MSN
Further, additives such as citric acid and calcium chloride, though ruled safe, may be found in some products to preserve color and texture, say experts at Kansas State University's Department of Human Nutrition. When it comes to home canning, you are the can-do wizard of your kitchen and have full control over what goes inside each jar. The main thing to keep in mind is to use fruits and vegetables soon after harvest to preserve nutrients, according to Penn State Extension. For most vegetables, the ideal time is within six to 12 hours after picking (via the National Center for Home Food Preservation). Most fruit should be ripened one or more days between harvest and canning. If you can't get to it right away, store items in a cool, dark place until you're ready to tie on the apron and get cooking. 


Kansas State president quickly plows new ground to raise $75 million in private donations
8/18/22 Kansas Reflector
Kansas State University president Richard Linton said Thursday success of a campaign to raise $75 million in less than one year could transform agriculture education at the land-grant institution by modernizing grain, food, animal and agronomy research and innovation.


*K-State is No. 1 for ‘best quality of life,’ student survey results say
8/18/22 KSNT
Kansas State University is receiving national recognition after it was placed on a “Best 388 Colleges for 2023” list.

First year: Excited to begin, Kansas State University students stream into residence halls
8/18/22 The Manhattan Mercury
It was the main move-in day on campus, after an early move-in a few days before. The campus was filled on Wednesday with volunteers and staff members from K-State helping students to move, along with family members hauling and wheeling suitcases to student rooms.

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