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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events

February 7, 2018

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

* Feb. 18-19 – Citizenship in Action – Topeka – http://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html -- 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

* March 18-May 12 – Walk Kansas (Statewide) - https://www.walkkansas.org/

* March 26 – Community Conversations about Health – Salina – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 26 – Community Conversations about Health – Olathe – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 26 – Community Conversations about Health – Garden City – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 27 – Community Conversations about Health – Manhattan – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 27 – Community Conversations about Health – Colby – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 27 – Community Conversations about Health – Wichita – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@ksu.edu

* March 27 – Community Conversations about Health – Girard – 785-532-1562 or ppeters@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

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

* Feb. 10 – Fireline Safety Refresher – Manhattan – eward@ksu.edu or 785-532-3307

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

* Feb. 10 – Farmers Market Workshop & Morel Mushroom ID – 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. 20 – Fire Safety When Replanting Trees – Ashland – begibson@ksu.edu or 620-635-2811

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

* Feb. 28 – Woodland Burning Workshop – Paola – 913-294-3751, ext. 3

* Feb. 28 – 2018 Farm Bill – Dodge City - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 620-227-4542

* March 1 – 2018 Farm Bill – Manhattan - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 785-532-1504

* March 6 – 2018 Farm Bill – Scottsbluff, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

* March 7 – 2018 Farm Bill – Hastings, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

* March 8 – 2018 Farm Bill – Meade, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

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

* March 13 – Work Capacity Test (pack test) – Manhattan – eward@ksu.edu or 785-532-3307

* March 29 – Biochar: Know It, Make It, Use It – Lawrence – hnobert2@unl.edu or 402-782-1453

 

Agriculture events

* Feb. 7 – Farm Financial Workshop – Colby – 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-workshopsor 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

* Feb. 27 – Dicamba Training – McPherson – smarston@ksu.edu or 620-241-1523

* Feb. 27 – 2018 NE Kansas Ag Update – Highland - http://www.doniphan.k-state.edu/events/Ag%20Update%202018.pdf or mchamas@ksu.edu or 785-985-3623

* Feb. 28 – 2018 Farm Bill – Dodge City - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 620-227-4542

* March 1 – 2018 Farm Bill – Manhattan - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 785-532-1504

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

* March 6 – 2018 Farm Bill – Scottsbluff, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

* March 7 – 2018 Farm Bill – Hastings, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

* March 8 – 2018 Farm Bill – Meade, Neb. - http://bit.ly/2FvvEhU or 402-472-2235

* March 10 – Tractor Safety Training – Hutchinson – darrenbusick@ksu.edu or 620-662-2371

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

* March 20 – Farm Succession Meeting – Newton – flaming@ksu.edu or 316-284-6930

* March 24 – Junior Beef Producer Day – Manhattan – 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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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.