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The goal for K-State Research and Extension is to be everyday Kansans’ trusted source for relevant, unbiased research and information to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

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May 23, 2019

Alyssa Rippe-May is the livestock production and farm management agent in the Twin Creeks District, which serves Decatur, Norton, Sheridan and Graham counties in northwest Kansas. Her office is in Oberlin. She talks with us about how K-State Research and Extension agents participate in a wide variety of applied research...


May 7, 2019

Stacy Campbell is the agriculture agent in Ellis County as part of the Cottonwood District. His office is in Hays. He talks with us about his 31 years in extension both in Kansas and, previously, in Texas. His background and formal education are in animal science, but he has become well versed in crop production over...


Apr 12, 2019

Ellie Sneath is the ag and 4-H agent for Meade County, and her office is in the town of Meade, which is south and west of Dodge City. She talks with us about her involvement in recovering from the Starbuck Fire a couple of years ago (here’s a link to a video featuring Elly and others from K-State Research and...


Mar 25, 2019

Londa Nwadike serves as the State Extension Consumer Food Safety Specialist for both Kansas AND Missouri.

She has a unique joint appointment with K-State Research and Extension and University of Missouri Extension, working with extension professionals in both states – and working directly with stakeholders – to...


Mar 4, 2019

Ward Upham is the state extension associate for horticulture and the state Master Gardener coordinator. He is responsible for the Horticulture Information Center, which is a treasure trove of information for yard care, tree care and gardening. He curates the weekly Horticulture Newsletter, tracks common plant and pest...