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K-State Horticulture Field Day July 26 in Olathe

Alan Stevens, flower specialist with K-State Research and Extension, talks about how flowers performed in field trials at the K-State Horticulture Res
Would-be and veteran gardeners alike can see the newest plants, enjoy classes in air conditioned comfort, and sip icy water while wandering the field trial grounds. It's all at the K-State Horticulture Research and Extension Center’s Field Day near Olathe, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

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Irrigation Field Day in Colby August 6,
Turfgrass in Manhattan August 7

K-State Research and Extension scientists and specialists will update visitors on irrigation and turfgrass research at upcoming field days.
In Colby, the Northwest Research-Extension Center will present a producer panel discussion, trade show, and current findings from 25 years of studying subsurface drip irrigation. The event will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, at 105 Experiment Farm Road.
Park, golf course, lawn care, and athletic field managers from communities statewide and beyond will get the details on current research at the Kansas Turfgrass Field Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, August 7, at Manhattan’s Rocky Ford Turf Research Center.

Circles builds networks,
helps families out of poverty

Lisa Newman works with families in central Kansas to improve their networking abilities and financial resources.Lisa Newman, family and child development agent for K-State Research and Extension’s Central Kansas District, works with families in Saline and Ottawa counties as part of Circles of the Heartland. The program is part of Circles USA, a national initiative that focuses on crisis management and stabilization, education and job placement, along with advancement and economic stability.

Feeding the Future: K-State's Mason Says Global Food System is Complex

K-State provost and nutrition researcher April Mason (pictured) says K-State and other universities are key in finding ways to curb food waste, improve food distribution, and recognize where genetically-modified foods fit into the picture.
April Mason
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