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Horticulture Field Day Planned Aug. 27 in Colby

August 14, 2015

FlowersCOLBY, Kan. – Flowers, trees and other horticulture topics specific to northwest Kansas will be in focus at Kansas State University’s 2015 Horticulture Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 27 at the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center in Colby.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., with the program starting at 6:00 p.m. at the center, located at 105 Experiment Farm Road. Light refreshments will be served.

Topics and presenters include:

  • Working Trees – Bryan Peterson, district forester, Kansas Forest Service, Hays;

  • Prairie Star Annual Flower Trials – Holly Dickman, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent, Ellis County; and
  • Horticulture Hot Topics – various speakers.

More information is available by contacting the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center at 785-462-6281 or vbrown@ksu.edu.


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 well-being 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, Manhattan.

Story by:
Mary Lou Peter

For more information:
Vicki Brown - 785-462-6281 or vbrown@ksu.edu