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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

Sept. 6, 2017

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension is offering these events, available to all interested persons. For more information about these and other events, check with your local K-State Research and Extension office.

Family, Youth and Consumer events

* Sept. 26–Nov. 7 (4 sessions) - Dining with Diabetes – Coffeyville – bames@ksu.eduor 620-331-2690

* Sept. – all month – Prepare Kansas – Statewide -https://blogs.k-state.edu/preparekansas/

* Oct. 7 – Asian Wellness Day – Wichita – 316-337-6047 or Audrey.nguyen@ks.gov

* Oct. 8-9 – 48 Hours of 4-H Community Service – Statewide – 785-532-5800 orhttp://www.kansas4-h.org/events-activities/conferences-events/48-hours-of-4-h

* Nov. 17-19 – Kansas Youth Leadership Forum – Junction City (Rock Springs) – 785-532-5800 orhttp://www.kansas4-h.org/events-activities/conferences-events/kansas-youth-leadership-forum

 

Horticulture, Forestry and more events

* Sept. 11 – Conservation Agriculture – Lawrence - www.growinggrowers.org/workshops

* Sept. 14 – Pond Weeds – Fort Scott – 620-223-3720

* Sept. 19 – Horticulture Night – Hays – jbecker@ksu.edu or www.wkarc.org

* Sept. 20 – Harold & Olympia Lonsinger Sustainability Research Farm Dedication – Alton - 785-532-7522 or melissag@found.ksu.edu

* Sept. 21 – Riparian and Range Restoration Workshop – Ashland – bbloodworth@tamariskcoalition.org or 970-256-7400

* Sept. 23 – Livestock Options – Kansas City, Mo. - www.growinggrowers.org/workshops

* Sept. 25 – Microgreens Production – Kansas City, Mo. - www.growinggrowers.org/workshops

* Oct. 4 – Fall Forestry Field Day – Randolph – 785-532-3310 or atchison@ksu.edu

* Nov. 8 – On-Farm Produce Safety – Ft. Scott - http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/ or 913-307-7391

* Nov. 13 – On-Farm Produce Safety – Harrisonville, Mo. - http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/ or 913-307-7391

* Nov. 14 – On-Farm Produce Safety – Wichita - http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/ or 913-307-7391

* Nov. 15 – On-Farm Produce Safety – NW Ks (TBD) - http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/ or 913-307-7391

* Nov. 29 – On-Farm Produce Safety – Olathe - http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/ or 913-307-7391

 

Agriculture events

* Aug. 29-30 - Applied Reproductive Strategies-Beef Cattle – Manhattan www.AppliedReproStrategies.comor 785-462-6281

* Aug. 30 - Pre-plant Wheat School – Hays – www.ellis.ksu.edu or 785-628-9430

* Aug. 31 – Water Technology Field Day – Holcomb –www.kwo.orgor 1-888-KAN-WATER

* Sept. 13-14 – Eastern Kansas Grazing School – Holton – 785-364-4125 or www.meadowlark.ksu.edu

* Sept. 14 – SE Research-Extension Field Day – Columbus –dhelwig@ksu.edu or 620-429-3849

* Sept. 14 – Pond Weeds – Fort Scott – 620-223-3720

* Sept. 20 – Harold & Olympia Lonsinger Sustainability Research Farm Dedication – Alton - 785-532-7522 or melissag@found.ksu.edu

* Sept. 21 – Beef Stocker Field Day – Manhattan –www.KSUBeef.orgor 785-532-1267

* Oct. 10 – Ag Lenders Conference – Garden City – 785-532-1504 orhttp://www.agmanager.info/sites/default/files/AgLenders_Brochure-2017.pdf

* Oct. 11 – Ag Lenders Conference – Manhattan – 785-532-1504 orhttp://www.agmanager.info/sites/default/files/AgLenders_Brochure-2017.pdf

* Oct. 13 - Animal Science Family and Friends Reunion – Manhattan www.asi.ksu.edu/familyandfriends

* Oct. 14 – Grazing School – Columbus – 620-429-3849 or 620-223-3720

Source

Mary Lou Peter
mlpeter@ksu.edu or 913-856-2335 Ext. 130

Jason Hackett
jhackett@ksu.edu or 785-532-5806

K-State Research and Extension News Media Services 

Contributing writers

Mary Lou Peter
mlpeter@ksu.edu

 

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the wellbeing of Kansans.
Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county extension offices, experiment fields, area extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.