Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service
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The Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station published hundreds of circulars, bulletins, and other documents, with records dating back to 1888. The Cooperative Extension Service officially began with the Smith-Lever Act in 1914, resulting in hundreds more publications.

See current publications in the KSRE BOOKSTORE at:
Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station research reports are now published on the KAES Research Reports site.

Some documents are unavailable electronically. The Kansas State University Libraries is the formal repository of documents published by Kansas State University.

CAUTION: Recommendations in historical publications may be obsolete and in violation of laws regulating pesticide use. They are included here as a matter of historical interest.

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Annual Reports 1888-1920

Biennial Reports, Director's Reports, 1922-2000

Bulletins, 1888-2000

Circulars 1910-1977

Inspection Circulars, 1915-1922

Keeping up with Research 1974-2000

Press Bulletins 1898-1911

Publications of the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station--1888 to 2013, EP30.PDF, 657K

Reports of Progress 2008-Present
1999 and Earlier

Files are also available through K-State's library database, K-REx

Technical Bulletins, 1916-1945, 1965


50 Years of Range Research, Revisited, 1995

Extension Prior-Year Publications

Kansas Cooperative Extension Service 1914-1989

K-State Agronomy Centennial 1906-2006: A Century Remembered 5 MB

Climate of Kansas, 1948, plus related historical weather photos and video

From Desert to Breadbasket: Developing Kansas's Land Resources Centennial Publication (1976)
From Desert to Breadbasket Color version, 6.2M

Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin #5, 1916,
Sewage Disposal for Country Homes

Extension Entomology Publications, 1991-1997

Extension Travel History 1905-1917

The Extension Worker's Code, Bulletin 33, 1922

Grains Research: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005

Sedimentation in Our Reservoirs, 2008

Soil maps, 1914-1916

Some Contributions of K-State Agronomists to World Agriculture During the 20th Century

United States Agricultural Dust Explosion Information, 1980-2005

The Grape in Kansas: How to Grow and Use from Kansas State Horticultural Society, 1901

National Agricultural Library Digital Collections

Mule-drawn farm equipment