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The Extension Files is a product of K-State Research and Extension, which is Kansas State University’s outreach and education system. 

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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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 problems – including the Pest of the Week – as well as a library of plants recommended for Kansas.

The Horticulture Newsletter appears in blog form, or you can subscribe to it by submitting your email address on the front page of the blog.

The Extension Files is a product of K-State Research and Extension, which is Kansas State University’s outreach and education system. We have an office in every one of Kansas’ 105 counties.

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.

In Kansas, extension agents’ expertise and deep network of connections cover a wide array of topics:

  • food (from livestock and crop production to preparation and preservation)
  • families and community
  • 4-H youth development
  • finances
  • health in all stages of life
  • gardening
  • landscaping
  • … and much more

Check out the K-State Research and Extension website to learn more. The quickest way to find us on Facebook and Twitter is to search for #KSRE.

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