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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
12 Best Small Cities for Successful Aging: 2017
Takeaway: This “other Manhattan” not only offers a more affordable place to live, it offers plenty of employment opportunities at Kansas State University and Fort Riley. There’s also access to specialty medical care for those who need it, including older-adult care and geriatric specialties. With high elder employment, short commutes, a high rate of volunteerism and a college-town feel, Manhattan has a lot to offer ambitious elders.
Leasing agricultural land
11/20/17 Atchison Globe
As an associate professor in the Ag Economics Department at Kansas State University, Mykel’s research and extension programs are focused in the area of farm management. After growing up on a cattle ranch in Montana, she majored in agribusiness management at Montana State University before receiving her PhD in economics from North Carolina State University.
Estimated marketing year average prices for spring crops announced
11/17/17 High Plains Journal
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has published their first prices for feed grains and soybeans that will determine the 2017-18 Marketing Year Average price. Kansas State University has published estimated prices for the other 11 months.
National Agricultural Biosecurity Center awarded grant for livestock program
11/20/17 Manhattan Mercury
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security awarded $324,528 to the Kansas State University National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, or NABC, to enhance the capabilities of local, state, regional, tribal and national entities to respond effectively to animal disease outbreaks. The Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Defense Branch of the DHS Office of Health Affairs supplemented a previous award, bringing the two-year total award to $657,646.
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