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K-State in the news today

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Friday, Sept. 18, 2020

National/International

Grain Craft to Open New Lab in Manhattan, Kansas
9/17/20 Pizza Magazine
The Kansas Wheat Innovation Center, located in Manhattan, Kansas, on the Kansas State University campus, is a farmer-owned, wheat research facility that opened in 2012. It is the result of the Kansas Wheat Commission’s vision for advancing technology in new wheat variety development. The $15 million Center includes 15,000 square feet of research laboratories, 22,750 square feet of greenhouses and 10,000 square feet of office space. The Grain Craft Lab will feature analytical, milling, rheological and application capabilities, along with access to other facilities in the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center, including a complete test kitchen.

State/Regional

Subsidies Encourage Kansas Ranchers to Make Room for the Lesser Prairie Chicken
9/18/20 Kansas Public Radio/Kansas News Service
Kansas State University researcher David Haukos is all for anything that helps the grasslands. But Haukos, who has studied the lesser prairie chicken since the 1980s, is worried about what might happen if the focus shifts specifically from the bird. 

Local

COVID-19 Q&A: Dr. Lee Norman addresses pandemic-related concerns over Instagram Live
9/17/20 The Collegian
Kansas State announced the interview Wednesday, asking people to submit questions by email beforehand.

 

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