• Wheat Packable Snacks

    Packable Snacks: Tips for Busy Parents

    March 29, 2018

    Snacking is a great opportunity to boost nutrition in a child’s diet. (We dieticians call this “filling nutrient voids.”) Children typically do not eat enough fruits, vegetables, or whole grains, so...

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  • Genetic Modification

    4 Things You Need to Know About GMOs

    March 29, 2018

    There’s a lot of buzz around genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. You’ve probably seen non-GMO labels in your grocery. What exactly is a GMO? Why do they exist? Are they safe to eat? We care...

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  • Benefits of Soy

    Three Health Benefits of Soy

    March 28, 2018

    When we think of healthy eating, leafy greens and other vegetables often jump to the top of the list. There’s one vegetable (well, legume, technically, but who’s counting) you should include —...

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  • Farming Business

    Kansas Farms (and Food Exports!) Keep Our Communities Thriving

    March 8, 2018

    When we talk about farming, a lot of folks picture people driving tractors and working tirelessly out in the fields. It’s easy to forget that running a farm is a business. Sure, there’s an element...

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  • Controlled burns in Kansas 2

    Controlled Burning in Spring

    By Scarlett Hagins on March 2, 2018

    Burning Fields in the Flint Hills Each spring in the open grasslands of the Kansas Flint Hills, which stretch from northeastern Kansas south to Oklahoma, fires can be seen for miles. The flames...

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  • Breakfast for kids

    Five Game-Changing Reasons to Make Breakfast a Priority

    March 2, 2018

    We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s even more important for kids — to fuel them up for their busy schedules. That’s because breakfast foods are a good...

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