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2015 Kansas 4-H Horticultural Judging Contest Play Audio



K-State 4-H plant science coordinator Evelyn Neier talks about the 2015 Kansas 4-H Horticultural Judging Contest coming up later this month....plus this week's county fair calendar.

8/2/2015 7:00:00 PM


Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events



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7/29/2015 8:00:00 AM


Kansas 4-H Foundation Update Play Audio



the new president of the Kansas 4-H Foundation, Jake Worcester, talks about the future plans for the foundation in support of the state 4-H program.

7/26/2015 7:00:00 PM


County Fairs Update Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw talks about the county fair 4-H experience as an important component of youth development...plus this week's rundown of the county fair schedule around Kansas.
 
 

7/19/2015 7:00:00 PM


Kansas State Fair Livestock Update Play Audio



New K-State youth livestock coordinator Lexie Hayes talks about youth livestock entries in the upcoming Kansas State Fair, and previews the state 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes coming up in August.

7/14/2015 7:00:00 PM


Jim Cain Leadership and Challenge Program Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Deryl Waldren looks ahead to the Jim Cain Leadership and Challenge Program, which will be Aug. 28 and 29 in Hays. The training by Dr. Cain is designed for teens and adults.

7/12/2015 7:00:00 PM


State Fair 4-H Projects Play Audio



K-State 4-H events coordinator Sarah Keatley talks about the process for entering 4-H projects in the Kansas State Fair.

7/5/2015 7:00:00 PM


4-H Community Service Event Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw announces that plans are underway for the 48 Hours of 4-H community service event taking place in October, and talks about how 4-H groups can become involved locally.

6/28/2015 7:00:00 PM


Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo... Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Deryl Waldren looks ahead to the 2015 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo coming up in August, with entries being taken right away.

6/21/2015 7:00:00 PM


Poultry Stop Movement Order in Kansas Means No Contests This Year



The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s move to protect the Kansas poultry industry from avian flu by issuing a stop movement order was an important biosecurity step, but it means more than 2,000 Kansas 4-H members will have to be creative with how they complete their poultry projects.

6/16/2015 8:00:00 AM


Effects of Avian Influenza on 4-H Poultry Projects Play Audio



Associate Director of Extension at K-State, Daryl Buchholz, and 4-H specialist Pam van Horn talk about alternatives for 4-Hers in the poultry project, now that all poultry exhibitions in Kansas have been canceled in response to the threat of avian influenza.

6/14/2015 7:00:00 PM


4-H Consumer Judging at the Kansas State Fair Play Audio



K-State 4-H/Family and Consumer Sciences liaison Andrea Feldkamp talks about upgrades made in the 4-H consumer judging event that will take place at the Kansas State Fair in September.

6/7/2015 7:00:00 PM


87th Kansas FFA State Convention Wrap-Up Play Audio



A wrap-up report on the final session of the 87th Kansas FFA State Convention, which took place on the K-State campus last week:  featured are remarks from new Kansas FFA State President Karl Wilhelm, Star Farmer Wyatt Harding, Star in Agribusiness Tate Tremblay, and Star in Agricultural Placement Kord Curran.

5/31/2015 7:00:00 PM


Family and Consumer Sciences Careers and 4-H Play Audio



K-State 4-H/Family and Consumer Sciences liaison Andrea Feldkamp returns with more examples of how 4-H can help prepare young people in several FCS career areas.

5/31/2015 7:00:00 PM


4-H Programming in Foods, Nutrition and Health Play Audio



K-State 4-H/Family and Consumer Sciences liaison Andrea Feldkamp talks about the opportunities 4-H offers for young people in the areas of foods and nutrition as well as health and wellness.

5/25/2015 7:00:00 PM


Kansas 4-H Horse Judging Contest Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Pam Van Horn talks about the upcoming Kansas 4-H Horse Judging Contest in Salina, and addresses what that activity provides in the way of youth skills development.


 

5/17/2015 7:00:00 PM


Day Camps for Children of Military Families Play Audio



the coordinator of the Operation: Military Kids Program in Kansas, K-State's Ann Domsch, talks about a series of day camps for military youth coming up in the state.

5/10/2015 7:00:00 PM