Students from across the country with an interest in the livestock industry and related careers can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. The academy is an intensive four-day educational experience designed to enhance the leadership skills and animal science knowledge of students in ninth through 12th grades.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host four regional workshops in 2016 to assist farmers' market vendors and managers.
Whether thinking about getting involved in a non-profit organization's board of directors or already serving on a church council or school board, there are many ways you can help guide that ship. Some ways work better than others.
A forester once told me that you know a drought is severe if you see Red Cedar trees dying. All around the county, you can see Cedars in tree rows and windbreaks dead and brown. If you are looking to replace your tree row, the Kansas Forest Service offers low-cost tree and shrub seedlings for use in conservation plantings. Plants are one to two years old and sizes vary from 5 to 18 inches, depending on species. Orders are accepted from now through the first full week in May each year, but order early to insure receiving the items you ...
McCracken Public Library presents Steve Burns, an Abraham Lincoln re-enactor, from Russell. His portrayal encompasses Lincoln's life from childhood to Gettysburg. The presentation will begin at 7 pm. on Feb. 6, at the McCracken City Building, 402 1st Street.
Fort Hays State University's annual 13-city program of recognizing scholarship winners for the next academic year will kick off with a program beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita.
Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its ABC program. Total donations since the program began are over $934,000. Last year the program included almost 300 schools across Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and raised $113,945.
Members of Preceptor Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi took special pride in attending the December grand opening of My Backyard Playground on the grounds of the Great Bend Recreation Commission Activity Center, 2715 18th, knowing their contributions helped make the playground a reality for their community.
North Central Kansas Technical College announced the Dean's Honor Roll list for the Fall 2015 semester. To qualify for the honor roll, students must achieve a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA. Area students include: Claflin: Matthew Demel, Welding, Carson Kirmer, Electrical Technology; Ellsworth: Zachary Martin, Telecommunications and Network Tech; Great Bend: Garrett Anspaugh, Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, Christopher Nollette, Welding; La Crosse: Kathy Bracken, Practical Nursing; Lucas: Steven Ammon, Automotive Technology; Russell: Jaryn Brown, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Andrew Hachmeister, Welding, Kristen Lorenc, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Jori McAdoo, Practical Nursing, Shanan Ryan, Practical Nursing. Jason Suchy, Plumbing Heating and ...
Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) President Richard Felts was elected to a term on the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) board of directors today during the AFBF annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Felts will represent the Midwest region on the board that includes 11 states.