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River Valley Extension Agents Recognized

Todd Whitney and Pat Gerhardt were recognized at the Annual K-State Research and Extension Awards Luncheon held October 19 in Manhattan.

Whitney was recognized for 20 years of service to K-State Research and Extension.  Whitney began his Extension career as the agriculture agent in Logan County in February of 1990.  He spent six years there before moving to Rice County where he spent 4 years as the Rice County Agricultural Agent.  He was hired as the K-State Research and Extension Agent for Cloud County in April of 2001 working in the area of Ag and Natural resources as well as 4-H and Youth.  The River Valley Extension District was formed in July of 2005 and Whitney has been the agent responsible for the district crops programming area since that time.

Gerhardt was recognized as a member of the Get It – Do It Team for the K-State Research and Extension Team Awards.  Gerhardt works out of the Concordia office of the River Valley Extension District being responsible for family programming.  She was an instrumental part of the Get It – Do It grant that was received by the Glasco Pride group.  Joan Nothern from Glasco Pride was also recognized as a member of the Get It – Do It Team.

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