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 NEW AGENT

MANHATTAN, Kan. –Chelsi Myer will begin serving as the Leavenworth County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, effective May 9, 2017. Leavenworth County’s office is in Lansing.

She earned bachelors degrees in Public Health Nutrition and Dietetics from Kansas State University.

Myer has most recently been the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Dickinson County.

Family and consumer sciences extension agents provide leadership in their communities by developing and delivering educational programming for family-related issues including nutrition, food safety, parenting, financial management, health and safety.

Local extension faculty are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board.

The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans. K-State Research and Extension is the short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.

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