Extension Agent- Wildcat District (Girard)

Extension Agent, Wildcat District, 4-H Youth Development

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Will Morris will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension as a Wildcat District 4-H Youth Development Agent effective December 17, 2017. Wildcat District has offices in Girard, Pittsburg, Independence, Altamont and Fredonia.

 He earned a bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Pittsburg State University.

Morris most recently worked for the Crawford County Mental Health Center in Pittsburg specializing in children’s services. 


Extension Agent- Graham County (Hill City)

Extension Agent, Graham County, Agriculture and Natural Resources

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jenilee Martin will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Graham County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective December 31, 2017.  Graham County’s office is in Hill City.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Missouri State University.

Martin has most recently been the meats team judging coach at Ft. Scott Community College.

Extension Agent- Stevens County (Hugoton)

Extension Agent, Stevens County, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Office location-Hugoton, Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Ron Honig will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Stevens County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective January 7, 2018.  Stevens County’s office is in Hugoton.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education from Kansas State University.

Honig has most recently been employed as an agronomist with Seaman Crop Consulting. He is a former extension educator with South Dakota State University.

(updated 1-4-18)

Extension Agent- Sunflower District (Goodland)

Extension Agent, Sunflower District, 4-H Youth Development
Office location-Goodland, Kansas 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Karen Nelson will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension as the Sunflower District 4-H Youth Development Agent, effective December 31, 2017. Sunflower District has offices in Goodland, Sharon Springs and St. Francis.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Education from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in Park and Recreation Resource Management from Michigan State University.

Nelson has most recently been a 4-H Youth Development Educator with the University of Wisconsin and was previously an Extension Agent with Montana State University.

Extension Agent – Greenwood County (Eureka)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jayne Whitson will begin serving as a Greenwood County Extension Agent, effective July 23, 2017. Greenwood County’s office is in Eureka.

She earned her bachelor’s degrees in Graphic Design and her master’s in Speech and Theater-Costume Design from Kansas State University.

Whitson has previous experience as a communications specialist, event planner and a project manager.

Agriculture Instructor – Pratt Community College

(This is a re-post. They are still looking for this faculty member.)

Job Title: Agriculture Instructor – August 2017
Job Description: Full-time, nine-month faculty position starting August 2017.

Pratt Community College’s Agriculture Program is strategically focused on enhancing precision agriculture, agribusiness, economic viability, and improving the quality of life within the region.


We seek an innovative—mission driven—Agriculture instructor who is experienced with teaching introductory level agronomy & agribusiness coursework; plant, range, horticulture & soil sciences; crop production, agricultural marketing, economics & agribusiness concepts.

Course loads include both lectures and laboratories related to agronomy & agribusiness curriculum within the Agriculture program framework. The candidate is also expected to develop online or face-to-face courses that enhance the current curriculum and maximize transferability to four year institutions. Student advising/mentoring, training of judging teams, & public service are further expectations for this position. Ideal candidates will be business savvy, have experience teaching, & the ability to foster new and sustain current industry partnerships.


Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agribusiness, and/or other closely related field, doctorate preferred. For information about the Program please visit http://prattcc.edu/department/agriculture.

Application Required Documents: PCC Employment Application, resumé, cover letter, copies of unofficial transcript(s), and list of references – name, title, email, and current phone numbers. To apply, please visit www.prattcc.edu to submit the required documents. If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Personnel at 620.672.5641 ext. 139.

Job Start Date: August-14-2017
Applications Due By: August-1-2017

Job Contact Information

Contact First Name: Stacey
Contact Last Name: Davies
Contact Email: staceyd@prattcc.edu
Contact Phone: 620-450-2139

Extension Director – Rice County (Lyons)

MANHATTAN, Kan. –Wendy Hughes will begin serving as the Rice County Extension Director, effective June 4, 2017. Rice County’s office is in Lyons.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University.

Hughes has most recently been the 4-H Program Assistant for Rice County.

Hughes will provide administrative leadership for educational programming, fiscal operations, personnel and marketing.