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June 15, 2018

2018 Kansas 4-H State Wheat Expo Registration Open

Submitted by Deryl E. Waldren

The Kansas 4-H State Wheat Expo is a wheat fun day showcasing all things wheat. Join us for the annual event on Thursday, August 2nd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Community Center, 101 W. Avenue C, South Hutchinson, KS 67505. It is open to all 4-H family members, 4-H leaders and Extension staff. There will be eight contests open to youth members with cash prizes and ribbons awarded.

There will be two tours offered. Participants may attend one double tour that will be selected at the time of registration. Tour 1 - Dillon’s Nature Center, 3002 E. 30th Avenue, Hutchinson, KS; 620-663-7411 and Kauffman Seeds, Inc., 9218 S. Halstead Street, Hutchinson, KS 67501; 620-465-2245. Tour 2 – Hedrick Exotic Animal Farm, 7910 N. Roy L. Smith Rd., Nickerson, KS 67561; 888-489-8039 and Kincaid’s Seed Research Wheat Plots, Yoder, KS There is a $6.00 per person registration cost. Register here: http://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html. Pre-registration will be required by Sunday, July 22nd, 11:59 p.m., to ensure an accurate meal count and tour divisions. For full information about the wheat expo, visit: http://www.kansas4-h.org/events-activities/conferences-events/wheat/index.html. For additional questions, contact Deryl Waldren at 785-462-6281 or e-mail: dwaldren@ksu.edu.