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KCARE Director selected for National Institutes for Water Resources leadership post
Daniel L. Devlin has been selected as President-Elect of the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR), effective October 1, 2017. NIWR is a national organization of Water Resources Research Institutes establish (More)
From the Director
Friends, it’s time to welcome fall. What a great time of the year for us … students have returned to campus, classes are back in full-swing, and K-State football is finally here again! We at KCARE are very excited to note some successes of the season (More)
Letting it all soak in: Water Technology Farms lead the way in water conservation
On a sun-drenched August day, a group of farmers, sales representatives, government officials and university researchers were gathered, not in a conference room, but in the middle of a cornfield. Under the unrelenting sun, everyone had one thing on t (More)
Helping producers steer clear of forage toxic to cattle
Farmers use cover crops to reap plenty of benefits. Cover crops are a great way to slow down erosion or to stop weeds from covering fields. They can attract pollinators. Some varieties take nitrogen from the air and store it in their roots to benefit (More)
Manhattan hosts 2017 Agricultural Growth Summit
K-State faculty were among the more than 400 agricultural leaders that attended the second annual Agricultural Growth Summit in Manhattan on August 24. Coordinated by the Kansas Department of Agriculture, the s (More)
K-State researcher produces new innovations for Kansas farmers
Kansas leads most of the nation when it comes to agriculture, and it’s a tradition that has existed since before the Sunflower State joined the Union. Over the course of time, much about farming has changed in each of Kansas’ 105 counties ­– from cro (More)
Recycling & K-State
by Kevin Schindlbeck, Director of Custodial, Landscape, & Recycling Recycling at K-State was formally initiated in 1989. Recyclable materials were collected at 22 buildings on campus. At the time, the University collected newspaper, aluminum c (More)
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Happy Retirement!
HAPPY RETIREMENT TO ARAMINTA WASHINGTON!   After working as a Custodial Specialist, Araminta was promoted to Custodial Crew Leader in October of 2007. In May of 2014, she was promoted to the position of Custodial Supervisor Senior at Vet (More)
Welcome Back!
Facilities is happy to welcome back our Associate V.P., Ryan Swanson, who has been recovering from a head-on collision with a vehicle while riding his bike on the morning of Monday, July 24th. Ryan was transported by EMS to Via Christi and then onto (More)
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