Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. This position will provide administrative leadership for the district extension program by planning and coordinating the budgetary and fiscal operations, providing supervision, coaching and evaluation of the district staff and coordinating the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive educational programming. Provide primary leadership for the development, dissemination and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management and marketing issues involved in crop production.
Programs will include but are not limited to: tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization and harvesting and post-harvest handling. Provide primary leadership for the dissemination of research-based information and implementation and development of horticulture educational programs. Programming will include, but not be limited to: horticulture crop production, marketing and economics, conservation of natural resources, horticultural waste management, and landscape maintenance and improvement.