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College students turn to ‘adulting’ classes for life skills

Nov. 16, 2019 11:31 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Many students entering college haven’t mastered basic life skills such as changing a tire or balancing a checkbook, so some universities are responding with noncredit workshops sometimes called “Adulting 101.” Kansas State University in Manhattan offers a series...

Kansas farmers use tech to save water, increase growth

Oct. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Father and son Ryan and Eugene Goering of Moundridge grow corn, soy and wheat. In the past, this team tried a variety of ways to save on output and to grow smarter. They used a few probes to decide how dry the soil was, and they used an app to determine their crop output by...

Birthing Center celebrates 25 years at Kansas State Fair

Sep. 20, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — For a quarter of a century, fairgoers at the Kansas State Fair witnessed the birth of chicks, lambs, calves and piglets. Veterinarians, veterinary students and FFA volunteers watch over the mothers and babies, as well as explain the miracle of life to visitors of all ages at the...