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Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
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1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

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NACTA Crops Team wins Regional Contest

The K-State Crops Team took First place out of nine four-year division teams in the NACTA regional contest at Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture on March 8. Individual placings were: Nate Dick 3rd, Kaylin Fink 5th, Luke Ryan 7th, Jayden Meyer 8th, Leah Parsons alternate. Coach Dr. Kevin Donnelly, Assistant Coach Chris Weber.

Anita Dille Recognized as Professor of the Week

Anita Dille, professor of weed ecology and assistant head for teaching in the agronomy department, was named Professor of the Week. This award is coordinated by the faculty senate, the president's office, K-State Athletics and the Division of Communications and Marketing.

Colby Moorberg Named Faculty of the Semester

Dr. Colby Moorberg, assistant professor in root ecology and hydropedology, was named Faculty of the Semester by the College of Agriculture Student Council. Winners of this award are nominated by students and voted on by members of the council. There are two faculty members selected per semester.

K-State Crops Team Wins National Championship

The Kansas State University Crops Team recently captured the title of national champions by winning both the Kansas City American Royal Collegiate Crops Contest on Nov. 13 and the Chicago Collegiate Crops Contest on Nov. 17. In addition, team members swept the 1-2-3 individual overall placings at both events.