The Kansas State University Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club (ACT) is excited to announce the 2nd annual Farm to Fork 5K April 16. The race will kick off the K-State Open House and honor this year’s theme “Rooted in Purple” through highlighting agriculture in the State.
When I accepted a position as a graduate teaching and research assistant nearly two years ago, I did not fully understand what communications research in the agricultural industry would look like. After being assigned my first literature review for a research project it seemed I was in over my head.
“Your knowledge is nothing if you do not share it” – John Romo, AgriCorps Speaker
On January 14, three KSU students traveled to Oklahoma State University for the annual National ACT Professional Development Conference. There students listened to educational and motivational speakers, attended workshops and interacted with ACT members from different universities.
When it comes to pasture management, Audrey King is now the expert. Graduating in May with her master’s degree in agricultural communications, King is on the last leg of her graduate thesis research project.
Cheyenne Moyer, an agricultural education graduate student, is starting her thesis with excitement and high hopes. Her research will focus on secondary education students in Kansas agriculture programs decision to pursue a future career in agricultural education.
Audrey King will defend her master’s thesis this Friday the 22nd at 2:00pm in Umberger Hall room 313.
Her thesis, entitled Communicating Towards Resiliency: Identifying the Barriers and Social Constraints Related to Grazing Best Management Practices in Kansas and Oklahoma, seeks to understand why producers do not adopt BMPs.
A Kansas State alumni was inducted into the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame in 2015. The Hall of Fame recognizes distinguished journalists who have made significant contributions to print, their communities, the state, or the nation.
Richard L. “Dick” Fleming was born on February 24, 1931, the son of Roy and Lucy Fleming of Ipswich, Massachusetts. The family moved to the Fleming family farm at Paola, Kansas in 1948.