K-State Research and Extension News
March 12, 2014
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Upcoming K-State Research and Extension Events



MANHATTAN, Kan. – 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.

Family and Youth Events

* March 13 – Preserving the Family through Estate Planning Workshop – Hoxie – 785-675-3268

* March 14 – Preserving the Family through Estate Planning Workshop – Hay – 785-675-3268

* April 25 – Full Circle: An Aging Expo – Hays – 785-675-3268

* April 25 – Aging with Attitude Regional Expo
– Parsons – http://www.southeast.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=61


Horticulture Events

* March 14-16 – Outdoor Living & Landscape Show – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* March 17 – Plant Propagation – Belton, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.org

* March 19 – Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* March 22 – Grow Good Food Workshop – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* March 29 - Healthy Yards Expo - Shawnee - http://johnson.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=999


* March 29 – SE Kansas Regional Farmers Market Vendor Workshop
– Pittsburg –  http://www.southeast.ksu.edu/doc51436.ashx

* March 31 – Diversifying Markets: Farmers Market, CSA, Wholesale and Farm School – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.org 

* April 5 – Tree Festival – Wichita http://www.sedgwick.ksu.edu/doc26617.ashx or 316-660-0138

* April 7 – Spotted Wing Drosophila – Lawrence – www.growinggrowers.org  

* April 19 – Introduction to Soils – Kearney, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.org

* May 3 – Herb Day – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* May 12 – Post-harvest Handling – Kansas City, Kan. – www.growinggrowers.org


* May 16-17 - Public Garden Tour - Johnson County area - http://johnson.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=112


* May 16-18 – Garden Tour – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* June 2 – Farm Equipment & Irrigation – Olathe – www.growinggrowers.org

* June 14 – Small Fruit Production – Kingsville, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.org

* July 12 – Insect, Disease, and Weed Management – Lawrence – www.growinggrowers.org

* July 21 – Low-till/No-till Cropping Systems – Kansas City, Mo. – www.growinggrowers.org

* July 26 – Tomato Day – Wichita – 316-660-0100

* July 26 – Horticulture Research-Extension Center Field Day – Olathe – 913-715-7000




Agriculture Events

* March 13 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Kingman - 620-532-5131 or mowen@ksu.edu

* March 19 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Iola - 620-365-2242 or  cnemecek@ksu.edu

* March 24 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Atwood – 785-626-3192 or  joargabright@ksu.edu

* March 25 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Syracuse - 620-384-5225 or  jjwilson@ksu.edu

* March 25 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Ashland - 620-635-2811 or  tgillum@ksu.edu

* March 29 – Kansas Junior Sheep Producer Day – Manhattan – www.YouthLivestock.KSU.edu or
785-532-1242

* April 3 – Saline County Women in Ag – Salina – 785-309-5850

* April 3 – Pasture Management – Clay Center – 785-325-2121 or robinreid@ksu.edu

* April 8 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Beloit – 785-282-6823 or  swick@ksu.edu

* April 10 - 2014 Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Discussion - Wamego – 785-765-3821 or  kamayer@ksu.edu

* May 2-4 – Sheep and Goat Conference – Manhattan – 785-532-1255 or brfaris@ksu.edu

* June 3-4 – Youth Horse Judging Camp (Advanced) – Manhattan http://www.asi.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=1141

* June 5 – Youth Horse Judging Camp (Beginners) – Manhattan http://www.asi.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=1141

* June 11-14 – Animal Sciences Leadership Academy – Manhattan – http://www.youthlivestock.ksu.edu or clowers@ksu.edu

* June 12 – Pasture Management – Greenleaf – 785-325-2121 or robinreid@ksu.edu

* July 9 – Pasture Management – Longford – 785-325-2121 or robinreid@ksu.edu

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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
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Mary Lou Peter – mlpeter@ksu.edu; Katie Allen - katielynn@ksu.edu