K-State Research and Extension News
January 16, 2013
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Upcoming Horticultural and Agricultural Events


K-State Horticultural Events Calendar           

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension and/or its Extension Master Gardeners are participating in the following area and statewide horticultural 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.

* Jan. 16-18 - Kansas Arborists Association Shadetree Conference - Topeka - www.kansasarborist.com

* Jan. 17 – Postharvest Handling & Food Safety Workshop for Fruit, Vegetable Growers – Kansas City, Mo. – crivard@ksu.edu or 913-856-2335 Ext. 120

* Jan. 24-25 - Kansas Natural Resources Conference – Wichita – www.kansasnrc.org

* Feb. 16 - Central Kansas Market Vegetable Growers Workshop - Wichita - 316-660-0142

* Feb. 25 – Tomato Grafting: Benefits and Technique – Kansas City, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* March 18 – Production Planning and Plant Propagation – Belton, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* March 23 – Advanced Irrigation Methods for Market Growers – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* April 13 – Building and Managing Healthy Soils – Kearny, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* May 13 – Post-Harvest Handling and Food Safety – Lawrence, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* June 10 – Drip Irrigation and Small Farm Equipment – Olathe, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* July 13 – Weed, Pest and Disease Management – Kansas City, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* July 27 – K-State Horticulture Research Center Open House – Olathe, Kan. – 913-715-7000

* Aug. 5 – Successful Microclimate Modification in Difficult Climates - Olathe, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.com

* Aug. 24 – Introduction to Fruit Production – Lone Jack, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com

* Sept. 14 – Farm Business Planning and Management – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.com 

                                                                       




K-State Agricultural Events Calendar

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension is offering the following area and statewide agricultural conferences and field days 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.

* Jan. 17 – Lease Workshop
– Hutchinson – 620-662-2371

* Jan. 22 – Lease Workshop – Scott City – 620-872-2930

* Jan. 23 – Lease Workshop – WaKeeney – 785-671-3245

* Jan. 24-25 - Kansas Natural Resources Conference – Wichita – www.kansasnrc.org

* Jan. 25 - Excel Workshop - Wamego - 785-457-3319

* Jan. 29 – 4-State Beef Conference – Seneca – 785-364-4125

* Jan. 29 – 4-State Beef Conference – Wamego – 785-765-3821 or 785-457-3319

* Jan. 30 - SW KS Sheep Producer Meeting - Jetmore - 620-723-2156

* Jan. 31 - Dairy Day - Whiteside - 620-662-2371

* Jan. 31 - Ag Profitability Conference - Home City - 785-562-3531

* Feb. 1 - Dairy Day - Seneca - 785-336-2184

* Feb. 5 - Ag Profitability Conference - McPherson - 620-241-1523

* Feb. 5 - Swine Profitability Conference - Manhattan - 785-532-1251

* Feb. 6 – Risk Assessed Marketing I Workshop - Hays – 785-628-9430

* Feb. 7 – Risk Assessed Marketing II Workshop - Hays – 785-628-9430

* Feb. 7 - Ag Profitability Conference - Pratt - 620-672-6121

* Feb. 12 - Ag Profitability Conference - Salina - 785-309-5850

* Feb. 12 - Ag Profitability Conference - El Dorado - 316-321-9660

* Feb. 12 - Ag Profitability Conference - Iola - 620-223-3720

* Feb. 15 – Ag Stewardship-People Helping People – Overbrook – 785-828-3458

* Feb. 16 - Junior Swine Producer Day - Manhattan - 785-532-2280

* Feb. 19 – Risk Assessed Marketing I Workshop - Hillsboro – 785-382-2325

* Feb. 21 - Excel Workshop - Troy - 785-985-3623

* March 1 - Cattlemen’s Day - Manhattan - 785-532-1204

* March 2 - Sheep Day
- Manhattan - 785-532-1255

* March 12 – Planning for the Future
- Linn – 785-325-2121

* March 23 - Junior Meat Goat Producer Day
- Manhattan - 785-532-1255

* June 5-8 - Animal Sciences Leadership Academy - Manhattan - 785-532-1264

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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 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: Elaine Edwards
elainee@ksu.edu
K-State Research & Extension News

Contributing writers: Mary Lou Peter – mlpeter@ksu.edu