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Thursday, July 18, 2019


Is Corn Bad for You? Here’s Everything You Need to Know
7/17/19 Yahoo Lifestyle
2. It Could Aid in Digestion
The insoluble fiber in corn feeds good bacteria in your gut, which aids in digestion and helps keep you regular. But warding off constipation isn’t the only benefit of dietary fiber. In addition to protecting against gut issues, an increase in dietary fiber has been linked to a lower risk of several diseases, including heart disease and some cancers, per this studyfrom Kansas State University’s Department of Human Nutrition. Unlike many other grains, corn is a naturally gluten-free food, making it a good option for people who avoid gluten but want to consume grains.

Amid tariffs and floods, a farmer finds hope in the next crop of Kansans
7/17/19 Christian Science Monitor
Mr. Brunkow has been involved in 4-H since before he graduated from college, and recently was selected to help choose the state leaders for the FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America). At the recent FFA state convention, where more than a thousand young people dressed in blue corduroy jackets with white dress shirts and black slacks or skirts gathered at Kansas State University for four days, he was impressed to learn that many of the top-performing youths wanted to become teachers.


K-State Professors Earn Animal Science Awards
7/18/19 Kansas Ag Connection 
Three Kansas State University faculty members in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry were presented awards by the American Society of Animal Science at its annual meeting in Austin, Texas.

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