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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

2018 Willie & the Beanstalk Competition

The annual Willie and the Beanstalk Competition is held at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. This year marks the 11th annual competition.


Registration is closed. Please contact us at beanstalk@ksu.edu if you have questions about registration.

Grow the biggest soybean plant and win the K-State Agronomy Beanstalk Award! There are two categories in which you can participate. The categories are:

  • Division I: 9th grade - 12th grade
  • Division II: Kindergarten - 8th grade

Judging will be held on the Saturday open house. All participants will receive a Willie and the Beanstalk t-shirt. For more information, please email Willie and the Beanstalk.

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Dr. Nathan Nelson
Professor of Agronomy
Email Dr. Nelson

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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