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Department of Agronomy

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

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

2019 Willie & the Beanstalk Competition

The 12th annual Willie and the Beanstalk Competition was held on April 6, 2019 as part of the K-State Open House.  Our next competition will be in Spring 2020.

Contest Rules

Complete contest rules from 2019 are available HERE. We expect minimal changes in 2020.  Send an e-mail to beanstalk@ksu.edu with any questions.  Additional information is available in the "Quick Links" section to the right

Registration will open on February 1, 2020


Important dates:

  • 2020 rules released: November, 2019
  • Contest registration deadline is will be late February 2020 (exact date TBD).

  • Documentation submission deadline is TBD.

  • Soybean judging is TBD at the K-State Campus

All participants will receive a FREE Willie and the Beanstalk t-shirt!

For more information, email beanstalk@ksu.edu

Contact Us

Dr. Nathan Nelson
Professor of Agronomy

Kansas State University
2708 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-5115
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

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