KSRE Seminars, Interviews, Events

Welcome to the Kansas State Research and Extension Video Seminars Streaming site. This site offers live and recorded videos of seminars, interviews, meetings and special events for viewing over the Internet.

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Douglas Karlen
KSU Department of Agronomy
Roscoe Ellis Lecture Series
Dr. Douglas Karlen, USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa
April 29, 2015

David ConnKSU Department of Entolomology
Office of the President Jefferson Fellow Distinguished Lecture
Special Presentation by Dr. David Bruce Conn, Department of Biology, Berry College, Georgia
April 20, KSU Alumni Center, Ballroom C


Dean John Floros
KSU College of Agriculture
Annual State of the College Address

3:30pm, Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Leadership Building - Town Hall meeting room


Rodney PattersonKSU College of Agriculture
2015 Diversity Student Leader Luncheon
12:30pm, January 27, 2015
KSSU Cottonwood Room
Presenter: Rodney Patterson, CoBank director of Corporate Diversity and Talent Management

Go to the recorded video of his presentation.



Upcoming Position Search:
Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab: Associate Director Position
May 4-15, 2015

(Note: this page requires a K-State log-in to access information.)




Fall 2014 College of Agriculture / KSRE meeting with KSU President Schulz and Provost Mason
October 17, 2014, Leadership Studies Building, Town Hall Room.



Department of Communications and Agricultural Education
Dr. Jules Pretty
Dr. Jules Pretty, professor of environment and society and deputy vice chancellor,
University of Essex, United Kingdom
"The Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Systems"
Monday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m., 1018 Throckmorton Hall.

Department of Agronomy - 810 Seminars
Joel Brown
Joel Brown
USDA NRCS, Jornada Experimental Range
"Using Ecological Sites for Land Management"
November 12, 2014

Department of Plant Pathology Special Seminar
Dr. Chris Toomajian
Kansas State University, Department of Plant Pathology
“Population Genomics: From A. thaliana to Gibberella zeae”
October 9, 2014 4031 Throckmorton Hall 3:45pm – 4:45pm

Dr. Richard Todd
Kansas State University, Department of Plant Pathology
October 2, 2014:  “Nitrogen metabolic gene regulation in a model fungus: transcription factors and molecular mechanisms”

Dr. Martin C. Quincke
Head Wheat Breeder, INIA La Estanzuela
July 28, 2014:  "Wheat Production in Uruguay and the Wheat Breeding Program at INIA La Estanzuela"

KSRE Program Focus Team (PFT): Nutrition, Food Safety and Health
Mary Lee Chin
Family and Consumer Sciences Update
August 26, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
“The Sustainable American Dinner Plate”
Presented by Mary Lee Chin

Annual State of the College of Agriculture Address
Dean John FlorosDean and Director John Floros presented the 1st Annual State of the College of Agriculture address on April 23, 2014.  The address took place at the Town Hall room in the Leadership Studies Building.
The Dean’s presentation covered growths in enrollment and funding followed with a Q&A session. 

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 Watch Recorded Presentation


Department of Entomology - Hopkins Colloquium Series
1:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in 103 Cardwell Hall
Dr. Claire Kremen, a premier international conservation biologist, will present "Restoring Pollinator Communities and Services in Intensively Managed Agricultural Landscapes."

For more information and a link to the live broadcast...Go to the Entomology webpage.


Dr. Brian Arnall
Agronomy 810 Seminar: "Agricultural Apps and the Opportunity for Universities"
Wednesday, April 2, 4pm, Throckmorton 1018

For more information and link to live video, go to the Agronomy 810 Seminar page.

Eric Banks
10th Annual Diveristy Student Leader Reception for 2014 MLK Observance Week
Main Speaker - Eric Banks, Kansas State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Salina, KS
For more information, go to the 2014 MLK KSU Page.

2014 KSRE Agronomy In-Depth Agent Update:
Tuesday & Wednesday, January 7 (1-5pm) and 8 (8am-Noon), 2014
This 2-day session covers numerous topics; Precipitation Trends in Kansas, Heat and Drought Stress Research , Cover Crops Research in Eastern and Western Kansas Cropping Systems, Cover Crops and Crop Insurance and much more.

Special Dept. of Agronomy Series

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Agronomy 810 Spring 2014 Seminar Series Schedule: (Start Time 4 pm)

View the Department of Agronomy's live and recorded seminars.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Joel Brown
Joel Brown
USDA NRCS, Jornada Experimental Range
"Using Ecological Sites for Land Management"
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
John Schnittker
"Agricultural Challenges in Post Saddam Iraq"
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 *Postponed 
Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Lecture
Dr. Susan Brantley
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Dr. Elmer G. Heyne Lectureship 

Charlie Brummer
Forage Improvement for the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
"Breeding Forage Crops in Changing Climate"
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Dr. Brian Arnall
"Agricultural Apps and the Opportunity for Universities"
Jim Richardson, National Geographic Magazine
Seminar Title: "Journeys of the Soil"
Dec. 11, 2013

KSU Department of Entomology Distinguished Alum 2013
Dr. Raul Guedes, Professor at the Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil)
Seminar Title: "Insecticides in Insects: Too Much of a Good Thing...?"
Time and Location: November 7, 2-3 pm in K-State Union Room 227

2013 KSRE Annual Conf Logo
2013 K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference
October 22-24, 2013

Fall 2013 College of Agriculture / KSRE meeting with KSU President Schulz and Provost Mason
Oct. 11, 2013, KSU Student Union Big 12 Room.
Watch the recorded meeting.

"Setting the Table for a Hotter, Flatter, More Crowded Earth"
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy
Director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
July 25, 2013

Bridget Beha
"What Customers Really See: Eye-Tracking Research in Retail Garden Centers"
Presented by: Dr. Bridget Behe, Professor, Michigan State University
Sponsored by the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
September 16, 2013

“Managing White-Tailed Deer in the 21st Century”
Presented by: Dr. James C. Kroll, Director of the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research; and Co-Director of the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Austin, Texas
Sponsored by the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
Sept. 20, 2013

“Commercial Pheasant Production Overview”
Presented by: Mr. Bill MacFarlane, Owner of MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.
Sponsored by the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
September 12, 2013

2013 College of Agriculture Teaching Workshop
featuring "Talking Tech in Teaching" and "Advising Tools and Tips."

Next Generation Plant Breeding Symposium
Kansas State University

Kansas State University,Department of Grain Science
Distinguished Lecture Series
"They Pay You to Do That? When Vocation and Hobby are the Same Thing"
Dr. Craig Morris
Director & Supervisory Research Chemist
USDA-ARS Western Wheat Quality Laboratory
and Editor-in-Chief for Cereal Chemistry


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week
January 26- February 1, 2013

50 Years of Pursuing The Dream - 1963-2013

8th Annual College of Agricultural Diversity Student Leader Luncheon
"Is the Dream Dead or Alive" from speaker, Dr. Eric C. Johnson
Watch recorded event here.

Ag Profitability Conference
Department of Agricultural Economics

K-State Research and Extension
Tuesday, February 12, Salina, KS
Watch Recorded Presentation Videos



Bryce H. Lane
The Art and Science of Teaching
September 20, 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012. Go to Beef Conference page.


Agronomy In-Depth Training 2012

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Topics include: Herbicide resistant weeds, managing kochia, Utilization of the weed control guide, effects of residue on crop production, tillage, and critical weed free periods.
See In-Depth Training Videos.


K-State Leadership Seminar - March 15
"Leading in Extraordinary Times" Go to Leadership Page.


WGRC Alumni Symposium
July 19, 2013
See recorded sessions


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2012 Open Forum:

College of Agriculture / K-State Research and Extension forum with President Schulz and Provost Mason - Sept. 28, 2012  Watch Forum video.


2025 Strategic Plan:

College of Agriculture / K-State Research and Extension with President Schulz and Provost Mason - Sept. 1, 2011  Go to Strategic Plan video.



2012 KSRE Annual Conference - Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Thursday, Oct. 18
Watch recorded videos of the Wed. morning introduction and keynote session.


2102 COA / KSRE Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
When: Monday, Oct. 8, 3-4:30 pm
Where: KSU Leadership Studies Building, Town Hall Room

Video will be offered "live" - go to the meeting page.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week
January 22-27, 2012

Please join us in "Celebrating One Dream Realized." 

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Monday, January 23
"Courage to Lead" Dr. Bernard Franklin, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life, Kansas State University



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Thursday, January 26

"MLK Fellowship Luncheon" Speaker: Harry E. Johnson, Executive Director, MLK National Memorial Foundation



Go to the 2012 MLK Observance Week Page.