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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

October 16, 2018

View These Annual Conference Sessions Online

Submitted by Dan Devlin

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Three K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference sessions will be livestreamed and archived: The October 17 opening session - 8:00-10:10 a.m.; the October 17 Industrial Hemp Research in Kansas session - 1:30-4:10 p.m.; and the October 18 Understanding Changing Demographics in Kansas session - 8:15-9:30 a.m.

The opening session, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z04oRtES4tson, Wednesday, October 17, includes:

8 a.m. — Welcome, Dan Devlin, conference chair

8:05-9:15 a.m. — Seeing Opportunities in a Challenging World
Ernie Minton, Interim Director of K-State Research and Extension and Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture; Gregg Hadley, Director for Extension; Martin Draper, Interim Director of Research, Department Head of Plant Pathology; Don Boggs, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture

9:15-9:30 a.m. — Richard Myers, Kansas State University President

9:30-10:10 a.m. — Thriving During Disruption: Extension Professionalism to the Rescue, Nancy Franz, Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University

The Industrial Hemp Research in Kansas session, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsmAsrTQ9e4, includes:

1:30-2:10 Part I
Understanding the Basics of Conducting Industrial Hemp Research in Kansas
Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Ernie Minton, Moderator

Kansas Alternative Crop Research Act, Rules and Regulations, and Understanding Licensing
Jeff Vogel, Program Manager, Plant Protection and Weed Control, Kansas Department of Agriculture

2:20-3:00 Part II

The Role of K-State in Conducting Industrial Hemp Research and Extension
Lucas Haag, Extension Agronomist, Northwest Area, Moderator

Industrial Hemp Research from the Perspective of a Land-Grant University
David Williams, University of Kentucky

Insect Considerations in Hemp Production

Whitney Cranshaw, Entomologist, Department of Biological Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University

 3:30-4:10 Part III
Understanding the Market and Economic Impact of Industrial Hemp
Brent Young, Regional Extension Specialist, Agriculture and Business Management, Colorado State University

Requesting Permission to Conduct Industrial Hemp Research in Kansas
Jeff Vogel, Program Manager, Plant Protection and Weed Control, Kansas Department of Agriculture followed by Open Discussion on Industrial Hemp Research in Kansas

The October 18 session, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwK8EZ4iKtc, will be:

Understanding Changing Demographics in Kansas
Matthew Sanderson, Associate Professor of Sociology, Kansas State University

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