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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Ag Minute: Upcoming K-State Research and Extension events

  • ANHATTAN, Kansas – 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.
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  • MANHATTAN, Kansas – 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.
    Horticulture Events
    July 26 – Tomato Day – Wichita  316-660-0100
    July 26 – Hort Research-Extension Center Field Day – Olathe – 913-715-7000 or http://www.johnson.ksu.edu 
    Aug. 9 – Business Management – Kansas City, Mo. – http://www.growinggrowers.org 
    Aug. 13 – Horticulture Night – Colby – 785-4462-6281 or rzimmerm@ksu.edu 
    Aug. 14 – Horticulture Night – Hays – 785-625-3425 x 222 or jbecker@ksu.edu
    Aug. 19 – Basic Lawn Care – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://lawncarefall.eventbrite.com
    Aug. 25 – Introduction to Cut Flowers – http://www.growinggrowers.org
    Aug. 26 – Dealing with Lawn Weeds – Wichita – 316-660-0100 or http://lawncarefall.eventbrite.com
    Aug. 28 – Back to Gardening (Lawn Care) – Manhattan  785-537-6350 or http://www.riley.ksu.edu 
    Page 2 of 5 - Sept. 22 – Scaling Up/Packaging & Grading – Lawrence – http://www.growinggrowers.org
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    Agriculture Events
    July 31 – Combustible Grain Dust Prevention Workshop – Kansas City, Mo. – www.grains.k-state.edu/igp/ or 785-532-4091
    Aug. 11 – Beef Conference – Erie – 620-223-3720 or cgp@ksu.edu
    Aug. 12 – Beef Conference - El Dorado – 316-321-9660 or dkehler@ksu.edu
    Aug. 12 – Beef Conference – Pratt – 620-886-3971 or tmarshal@ksu.edu
    Aug. 13 – Beef Conference – Newton – 620-382-2325 or rroberts@ksu.edu
    Aug. 14 – Beef Conference – Oakley – 785-743-6361 or rsbarrow@ksu.edu
    Page 3 of 5 - Aug. 14 – Beef Conference – Salina – 785-392-2147 or anruiz@ksu.edu
    Aug. 21-22 – Risk & Profit Conference – Manhattan - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Aug. 23-24 – Kansas Livestock Sweepstakes – Manhattan – 785-532-1264 or hbhawkins@ksu.edu
    Sept. 25 – Beef Stocker Field Day – Manhattan – 785-532-5427 or http://www.KSUbeef.org
    * Oct. 4-5 – Kaw Valley Farm Tour – Lawrence – http://www.kawvalleyfarmtour.org
    Oct. 7 – Ag Lenders Conference – Garden City - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Oct. 8 – Ag Lenders Conference – Manhattan - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Oct. 8-9 – Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Conference – Stillwater, Okla. –http://www.beefextension.com/genetics or mrolf@okstate.edu
    Nov. 4-5 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Garden City – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 5-6 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Colby – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Page 4 of 5 - Nov. 6-7 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Hays – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 11 – Crop Insurance Workshop – Brush, Colo. - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 12 - Crop Insurance Workshop – Grand Island, Neb. - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 13 - Crop Insurance Workshop – Salina - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 14 - Crop Insurance Workshop – Enid, Okla. - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 18-19 - MAST: Management Analysis & Strategic Thinking – Manhattan - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Nov. 24-25 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Kansas City – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Dec. 1-2 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Wichita – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Dec. 2-3 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Salina – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Dec. 3-4 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Topeka – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Dec. 10-11 – Kansas Income Tax Institute – Pittsburg – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    Page 5 of 5 - Feb. 17-18 - MAST: Management Analysis & Strategic Thinking – Manhattan - 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu
    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 in Manhattan.
    For more information:
    K-State Research and Extension News Media Services
    Elaine Edwards, Coordinator, elainee@ksu.edu                

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