Coltrain to Join Staff of K-State Research and Extension Finney County office
MANHATTAN — David Coltrain will join the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Finney County office as an agriculture and natural resources agent, effective early next week.
He worked previously as an agriculture and natural resources agent in the K-State Research and Extension River Valley and Walnut Creek Extension districts.
Coltrain earned a bachelor's degree in horticulture from Kansas State University and a master's degree in agricultural economics, also from K-State.
Agriculture and natural resources extension agents provide leadership in their communities by developing and delivering educational programming relative to agriculture-related information including crop and livestock production, environmental stewardship, farm and ranch management, agriculture public policy, and horticulture production.
Extension agents 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.