Welcome to the winter edition of  Statewide , your quarterly update on the impact being made by K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture. Scroll to see the documents and videos shared with lawmakers during our annual report to the legislature.
Interim Dean and Director Ernie Minton and a team of leaders addressed several Kansas House and Senate committees in late January to provide their annual update to the legislature and shared their expert views on current issues facing Kansas farmers and families.
Click to watch Dr. Minton's introduction.
Making Kansas a better place to live and work has been our goal for over 100 years.
It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly.
K-State Research and Extension serves our rural and urban neighbors by helping you adapt to new technologies, protect our environment, improve nutrition and food safety, and grow the next generation of leaders. 
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Did you know 59 percent of new graduates from K-State's College of Agriculture (2012-17) work in Kansas? The rest are spread all over the country.
The average starting salary for a four-year graduate from the college was more than $47,000 per year (averaged across three semesters' grads from 2016-17).
Learn more about the College of Agriculture by viewing this one-page summary report - with links to more resources.
Across all 105 counties in Kansas, extension professionals made nearly 650,000 educational contacts with constituents last year - providing resources about topics ranging from armyworms to xeriscaping. This includes not only a wide range of farm consultation, but also 72,000 4-H youth, nearly 19,000 people seeking nutrition education, and more.
Learn more about K-State Research and Extension - which accounts for 54 percent of K-State's research work - with this one-pager, also with links to more info.
K-State Research and Extension
1612 Claflin Road
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service
K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension Work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, as amended. Kansas State University, County Extension Councils, Extension Districts, and United States Department of Agriculture Cooperating, John D. Floros, Director.