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Read the latest news from K-State Research and Extension — Sedgwick County. 

March 2020

Sedgwick County Extension Education Center temporarily closes to the public

Monday, March 16, 2020

To protect the health of the community, the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center will close to the public effective Monday, March 16, at 2:00 p.m. until further notice. K-State Research and Extension — Sedgwick County is following guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is limiting operations to mitigate any further spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the state.

Sedgwick County Extension events suspended

Friday, March 13, 2020

February 2020

Tree Festival to feature tough trees for our tough climate

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

Redbud trees are one that can withstand the Kansas climate.

The 2020 Tree Fest will feature some of the toughest trees that grow in Kansas, such as this Redbud, and will include tips for planting and maintaining.

 

 

 

 

 

Lawn mowing clinic offers tips, training for youth 

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020

Lawn mowing can provide youth with summer income.Two sessions of the Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. 


 

 

Free spring gardening classes provided at Wichita Public Library

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020
Industrial hempLearn about a variety of timely gardening topics in these upcoming free gardening classes at the Wichita Public Library.




 

 

 

 

January 2020

K-State to host industrial hemp conference Feb. 4

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
Industrial hempThe Industrial Hemp Conference is available to all growers and features research from the first year’s trials.


 

 

 

 

Growing Growers ICT gears up for second year of educating fruit, vegetable farmers

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020
A farmer and farm apprenticeGrowing Growers ICT, an innovative farmer education program based at K-State Research and Extension – Sedgwick County, is entering its second year of providing new and experienced fruit and vegetable growers with fresh energy and new ideas.







December 2019

Extension to host best-selling author and foodscape expert Brie Arthur at the 2020 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop

Friday, December 13, 2019

Brie ArthurCelebrated international author and horticulturist Brie Arthur will speak on the topic of her best-selling book, The Foodscape Revolution, at the 2020 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center. Experts will also cover additional topics in the field of horticulture at this all-day event.

 

 

Local Food Producer Entrepreneurship Workshop designed to assist local food producers gain essential business, marketing skills

Friday, December 13, 2019

There is more to growing local food than planting a few seeds. To have a thriving local food, business it is necessary to have modern business and marketing skills to compete in the marketplace. The Local Food Producer Entrepreneurship Workshop is designed to help aspiring and existing local food producers gain those skills.

Regional Farmers' Market Workshop in Wichita Feb. 8

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) and K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) will host a regional workshop at the Sedgwick County Extension Center 4-H Hall on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. This is one of six regional workshops which are being offered this year to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. The other workshop locations are Iola, Olathe, Hiawatha, Beloit and Leoti.