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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events



K-State Research and Extension is offering these events, available to all interested persons. For more information about these, as well as more localized events, check with your local K-State Research and Extension office.
7/1/2015 8:00:00 AM


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


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


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


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 Announces State Project Winners



The Kansas 4-H Youth Development Program has named the 2015 State 4-H Project Winners.
5/21/2015 8:00:00 AM


Kansas 4-H to Award Scholarships to 64 Students



The Kansas 4-H Foundation has selected 64 students to share more than $59,000 in scholarships, rewarding them for their dedication and leadership as Kansas 4-H members.
5/21/2015 8:00:00 AM


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


FFA Award Winners Play Audio



Eric Atkinson and Kate Hagans report on the top-placing teams and individuals from the 2015 Kansas FFA Career Development Events in Agriculture that took place this week on the K-State campus.

5/6/2015 7:00:00 PM


Value of 4-H Judging Experience Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Pam van Horn and former 4-Her Maggie Seiler talk about how 4-H judging experiences can be instrumental in developing decision-making skills.

5/3/2015 7:00:00 PM


2015 Kansas 4-H State Geology Field Trips Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Evelyn Neier looks ahead to the 2015 Kansas 4-H State Geology Field Trips coming up in early summer.

4/26/2015 7:00:00 PM


4-H Day Camps Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Deryl Waldren talks about the upcoming series of 4-H Day Camps soon to take place in northwest Kansas counties.

4/19/2015 7:00:00 PM


2015 Kansas 4-H Campference Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw looks ahead to the 2015 Kansas 4-H Campference coming up in late May.
 

4/12/2015 7:00:00 PM


Upcoming 4-H Photography Events Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Evelyn Neier looks ahead to three special events coming up for 4-Hers in the photography project.

4/5/2015 7:00:00 PM