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Welcome to Midway District #15

The next Extension Board Meeting
will be held in Ellsworth on
June 8, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.


The July Board Meeting will be in Russell on July 6th, NOT 13th!!!


Board Meeting Schedule:
2nd Thursday of every month
May- October @ 7:00 PM
November- April @ 6:30 PM


Willie's Farm Family Entries Due June 12th!

We're excited to announce that K-State Athletics will host Celebrate Agriculture Day with K-State Football again this fall. Our designated Celebrate Agriculture game is September 23, 2023 against Central Florida, and we are excited to honor one Willie's Farm Family from each county! The family must be actively involved in agriculture in the county they are nominated from.
Nominate a farm family by completing this quick survey https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87zhj81C2Zm7tZ4 by Sunday, June 11 at 11:59pm. A winner from Ellsworth county and a winner from Russell county will be selected at random.
The selected farm family from each county will received two complementary tickets to the game with the opportunity to purchase additional discounted tickets and be recognized with all county representatives during the game. The nominated family will receive more information on this program in a follow-up email the week of June 19.
If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Jessica Kootz at the Midway Extension District office at 785.472.4442 or 785.483.3157, or by email at jessicak@ksu.edu.
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