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Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

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K-State Reserve Champion at 2018 NACTA Judging Conference

The combined placing of nine agricultural competition teams at the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, or NACTA, Judging Conference has earned Kansas State University reserve champion in the Sweepstakes Award for the four-year division. This was the first time that K-State has entered enough contests to qualify for the sweepstakes challenge.

IUSS Elects First American Woman Honorary Member

Mary Beth Kirkham, professor of agronomy, was elected honorary member of the International Union of Soil Sciences at its Inter-Congress Meeting in November 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Read more about the IUSS election.

ASA-CSSA-SSSA Awards & Recognitions

View the Awards and Recognitions (PDF) won by Kansas State University Agronomy faculty and students.

Agronomy Professor Receives National Honors

Agronomy Professor Dr. Vara Prasad, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),in recognition of his contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. Dr. Prasad was awarded in the section of agriculture, food, and renewable resources.