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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

January 10, 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

* Jan. 29 – Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (8 weeks) – Coffeyville – bames@ksu.edu or 620-331-2690

* Feb. 18-19 – Citizenship in Action – Topeka – http://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html -- keatley@ksu.edu or 785-532-5800

* Feb. 23-24 – Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training – Rock Springs 4-H Center – www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html  785-462-6281 or dwaldren@ksu.edu

* April 6-8 – Kansas 4-H Shooting Sports Training – Rock Springs 4-H Center -- keatley@ksu.edu or 785-532-5800

* May 29 – June 1 – Kansas 4-H Discovery Days – Manhattan -- keatley@ksu.edu or 785-532-5800

 

Horticulture, Forestry and more events

* Jan. 10 – Biodiesel Day – Topeka – https://goo.gl/forms/5Mi8XK1AQRDRbA7J3 or hall@kansassoybeans.org

* Jan 11-13 - Great Plains Growers Conference - St. Joseph, Mo. - https://www.greatplainsgrowersconference.org/

* Jan. 11 - FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training – St. Joseph, Mo. -http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/

* Jan. 18 - Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification training – Olathe -http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/

* Feb. 1 – Farmers Market Regional Workshop – Colby – www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/market.html

* Feb. 2 – Farmers Market Regional Workshop – Great Bend – www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/market.html

* Feb. 3 – Farmers Market Regional Workshop – Wichita– www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/market.html

* Feb. 5 - Wholesale Success: Scaling Up Production Workshop – Lawrence - tombuller@ksu.edu or https://tinyurl.com/yd53wew4

* Feb. 9 – Farmers Market Regional Workshop – Olathe – www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/market.html

* Feb. 10 – Design & Grow Gardening Workshop – Wichita – http://sedgwick.ksu.edu or 316-660-0138

* Feb. 10 – Farmers Market Regional Workshop – Chanute – www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/market.html

* Feb. 14-16 – Women Managing the Farm - http://womenmanagingthefarm.com/

* Feb. 16 - Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification training – Olathe -http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/

* Feb. 23 -FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training – Olathe -http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/

* March 9 - FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training – Wichita -http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/produce/

 

Agriculture events

* Jan. 9 – Calving School – Great Bend – RSVP - Cottonwood extension office, 620-793-1910

* Jan. 10 – Biodiesel Day – Topeka – https://goo.gl/forms/5Mi8XK1AQRDRbA7J3 or hall@kansassoybeans.org

* Jan. 11 – Calving School – Elkhart – RSVP to the Crystal Bashford, 620-697-2558

* Jan. 10 – Farming for the Future – Scott City – 620-872-2930 orhttp://www.agmanager.info/events/farming-future

* Jan. 11 – Farming for the Future – Emporia – 620-341-3220 orhttp://www.agmanager.info/events/farming-future

* Jan. 11 & 12 – Farm Financial Workshop – Salina - http://www.agmanager.info/events/farm-financial-workshops or 785-532-0964

* Jan. 12 – Corn Management School – Leavenworth –http://kscorn.com/Cornschool/or 913-833-5450

* Jan. 16 – Calving School – Norton – RSVP - Twin Creeks Extension office, 785-877-5755 (Norton), 785-675-3268 (Hoxie) or 785-475-8121 (Oberlin)

* Jan. 16-17 – Cover Your Acres Conference – Oberlin – www.northwest.ksu.edu/coveryouracres

* Jan. 18 – Calving School – Alta Vista – Wabaunsee County Extension office, 785-765-3821

* Jan. 18-19 - Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference - Junction City - www.karta-online.org/events

* Jan. 22 – K-State Soybean Production School – Phillipsburg – http://bit.ly/2jCFS6V or 785-543-6845

* Jan. 23 – K-State Soybean Production School – Salina – http://bit.ly/2jCFS6V or 785-309-5850

* Jan. 23 & 24 – Farm Financial Workshop – Kingman - http://www.agmanager.info/events/farm-financial-workshops or 785-532-0964

* Jan. 24 – K-State Soybean Production School – Rossville – http://bit.ly/2jCFS6V or 785-232-0062

* Feb. 1 – Kansas State University Dairy Days – Seneca – Meadowlark Extension District, 785-336-2184 or  jholthau@ksu.edu

* Feb. 1 – Kansas State University Dairy Days – Whiteside – Reno County extension office, 620-662-2371 or darrenbusick@ksu.edu

* Feb. 2 – Comanche County Coffee Shop Meeting: What is soil health? – Protection – 620-582-2411 or asawyers@ksu.edu

* Feb. 6 – Swine Profitability Conference – Manhattan – www.KSUSwine.org -- lschrein@ksu.edu or 785-532-1267

* Feb. 7 – Farm Financial Workshop – Colby - http://www.agmanager.info/events/farm-financial-workshops or 785-532-0964

* Feb. 8 – Comanche County Coffee Shop Meeting: Cover crop economics – Ashland – 620-582-2411 or asawyers@ksu.edu

* Feb. 8 – Cow/Calf School MP County – Lindsborg – 620-241-1523 or tregehr@ksu.edu

* Feb. 8 – Farm Financial Workshops – Dodge City - http://www.agmanager.info/events/farm-financial-workshops or 785-532-0964

* Feb. 12 & 13 – Farm Financial Workshops – Emporia - http://www.agmanager.info/events/farm-financial-workshops or 785-532-0964

* Feb. 15 – Comanche County Coffee Shop Meeting: Cow efficiency – Protection – 620-582-2411 or asawyers@ksu.edu

* Feb. 14-16 – Women Managing the Farm – Manhattan -http://womenmanagingthefarm.com/

* Feb. 20-21 – Central Plains Irrigation Conf. & Expo – Colby – 785-462-7574 or donnalamm@yahoo.com

* March 2 – Kansas State University Cattleman’s Day – Manhattan -- Lois Schreiner, lschrein@ksu.edu or 785-532-1267 -- www.asi.k-state.edu/events/cattlemens-day

* March 17 – Junior Sheep Producer Day – Manhattan – Early registration by Feb. 23 – Lexie Hayes, 785-532-1264 or adhayes@ksu.edu

* March 24 – Junior Beef Producer Day – Manhattan – Early registration by March 2 – Lexie Hayes, 785-532-1264 or adhayes@ksu.edu

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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